Soda industry sponsorships seem to be everywhere, and that’s no accident. Coke and Pepsi spend big money to keep health groups from taking a hard line against their products.
Whether it’s misleading or false advertising, or wasteful packaging, there’s a lot wrong in the world of food and beverage advertising. But it’s not all bad.
New research findings from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that the consumption of too many sugar sweetened drinks can lead to early puberty.
According to a new study, most teens have ‘limited knowledge’ of energy drink ingredients and had difficulty telling them apart from soft and sports drinks.
There’s been a flurry of beverage industry news lately, and most of it falls in the fail department. Soda- and commercial juice-makers try all kinds of marketing techniques to make us think that their products are natural, healthy, and even good for the planet. At the end of the day, it’s up to us as consumers to look past the marketing and see what’s really in the bottle.
Getting those eight glasses of water per day can be a little bit tricky, especially if you’re not a fan of plain water. Replacing some of your water servings with drinks that have a little bit of carbonation or flavor can help make those eight glasses more attainable and fun!
Check out this vintage ad claiming that a daily bottle of Coke can help with weight loss!
CSPI wants us to stop drinking so much soda with its “Life’s Sweeter With Fewer Sugary Drinks” campaign and its “Pour One Out” contest. Watch the winning video.
Next time you’re deciding what to drink, you might want to consider how your beverage’s choice could impact your food choices.
As we approach Food Day 2012, we have an opportunity to be more mindful of our sugary drink intake. And if you’re clever, you can earn some green. The Center for Science in the Public Interest encourages you to “Pour One Out on Food Day” by sponsoring a video contest.
The Wall Street Journal reported today that PepsiCo is testing new artificial sweetener formulas for Diet Pepsi, including the controversial acesulfame.
Americans are also drinking a lot more energy drinks and sports drinks, but soda is still America’s most popular drink.
Easter is just one week away, and that means those sugary Cadbury Eggs are absolutely everywhere. The hilarious xkcd uses those sugar bombs to put other sweet treats into perspective.