Tag: soda

Reading List: Pepsi Drops Out of School, Lead in Spices & Sanitation Report Cards

by in Food News, March 19, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: A new study finds lead in spices, Pepsi stops selling its sugary drinks in schools and an already-obese woman is on a quest to reach 1,000 pounds.

Reading List: Foods of the Future, Breast Milk Cheese & Raw Food Safety

by in Food News, March 12, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Soda taxes help shed pounds, how to choose the right nutrition expert and cheese made from breast milk — would you eat it?

Diet Soda: Good or Bad?

by in Healthy Tips, March 9, 2010

Too much soda can mean lots of empty calories and excess sugar. Diet beverages can be a guilt-free choice. But if you need that fizzy fix, is it better to swig sugar or artificial sweeteners? What about the caffeine and phophorus?

Dining Out: Theater Concession Stands

by in Dining Out, February 25, 2010

You may love to take your family to the movies but want to shield their eyes from the concession stand. Buttery popcorn, pizza, nachos, french fries, hot dogs, slushies, ice cream and gobs of candy sound appealing, but chow down on some of these options and you might easily gobble up two-days worth of calories in just two hours.

Reading List: Hot Trends For 2010, Controversial Anti-Soda Video & A Caffeine-Alcohol Warning

by in Food News, December 18, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Check out how airline food stacks up, a wellness supermarket tour, and hot food trends for 2010.

Reading List: New Coke Calorie Labels, Candy Linked to Violence & More

by in Food News, October 2, 2009

Coke moves to make their calorie info more clear, a healthy eating kids book hits the market and you can make money by changing your lifestyle.

Reading List: Caffeine Hurts Your Heart, A Look at Cheap Food & A Pro Footballer Goes Veg

by in Food News, September 4, 2009

A new (rather graphic) ad wants to keep you from pouring on the pounds, coffee and alcohol are linked to irregular heartbeats and there’s a new “veggie-filled” Goldfish snack on the market.

Label Decoder: Sodium Benzoate

by in Label Decoder, June 12, 2009

Many ingredients listed on food labels might as well be in a foreign language. You see the same ones pop up all the time, but do you know what they really mean? In this new series, we’re tackling some common label names — some are perfectly fine for you, others not so much. First up: sodium benzoate.