Tag: soda

Label Decoder: Sodium Benzoate

by in Uncategorized, June 12, 2009

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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.

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Caffeine: Good or Bad?

by in Healthy Tips, February 19, 2009

Many people jump start the morning — and afternoon — with a big cup of coffee or even a cold soda. Why? Because they want the energy-boosting caffeine. But how much is too much? Here are some tips to help you assess your daily dose.

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Taxing Sugary Drinks

by in Food News, January 19, 2009

Does taxing regular soda seem fair to you? Well, New York Governor Patterson thinks it might help. With one in four New Yorkers under the age of 18 considered obese, Patterson is proposing an “obesity tax” to help change eating habits and funnel some extra money into the state budget.

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