Tag: soda

Food Fight!: Caffeinated Drinks

by in Food Fight, July 16, 2014

Looking for that morning or afternoon buzz? Caffeinated creations — including coffee, tea, soda and energy drinks — vary not only in their pick-me-up powers but also in their nutritional benefits. Find out which ones offer the most (and least) perks. Coffee Caffeine content: A typical cup of coffee (8 fluid ounces) contains 80 toRead more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, May 8, 2014

In this week’s news: Tofu firms up its fan base; Butter Image Rehab 2014 continues; and a soda giant refreshes its ingredient list. Tofu, Always Blending In, Takes a Mainstream Approach Given tofu’s admirable protein content, lack of cholesterol and relatively high amount of calcium, you’d think health reasons might be its biggest selling points.Read more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, February 20, 2014

In this week’s news: California takes a hard stance on soft drinks; marketers realize there’s more bread to be made in the gluten-free aisle; and an amino acid in spinach gets the spotlight. California to Bust Soda’s Bubble? Along with several medical experts, a California state senator proposed adding a warning label to the packagingRead more

Bad Habits = Weight Gain

by in Diets & Weight Loss, Food News, June 28, 2011

Most studies try to tell us what we should be eating or doing. A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed top habits that rack up the pounds. See if the top “bad” habits are some of your own.

Reading List: Water & Weight Loss, Dining in the Dark and Diet Soda Risks

by in Food News, August 27, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: The unique experience of dining in the dark, diet soda linked to pre-mature delivery and meet Michael Pollan’s Inspiration

Reading List: Diet Soda Linked To Premature Birth, Vitaminwater Lawsuit and Kids Addicted to Energy Drinks

by in Food News, July 30, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Logging on helps keep the weight off, recalled foods found on market shelves and vitaminwater sued for deceptive health claims

Reading List: Soda Linked To Early Death, BPA Ban Faces Resistance and More People Going Organic

by in Food News, April 30, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Study finds high mercury levels in restaurant sushi, organic produce sales rise and food companies voluntarily cut salt before government sets standards