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Should You Replace Your Soda Habit With LaCroix?

Could sparkling water be the key to finally kicking that unhealthy soda habit? Get all the fizzy facts here.
Posted 9/12/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 111 comments   70,105 views
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A Must-Watch Video: The Real Bears

Have you seen the video about the "real" bears yet? I don't want to spoil the story, but this is a must-watch video for anyone who's committed to a healthier lifestyle.
Posted 10/12/2012  1:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 62 comments   18,298 views
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An Easy Way to Decrease Teen Soda Consumption

Researchers have found an interesting way to discourage teenage soda consumption- and itís not by telling teens how many calories are in a serving.
Posted 1/20/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 17 comments   12,845 views
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1 In 4 Teens Drink Soda Daily, Says CDC

About one in four teens in the U.S. drink soda every day, according to a new study of high-schoolers released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted 7/27/2011  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   9,997 views
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Are Diet Soft Drinks Really A Better Alternative?

When you decide to make a change to your diet, many people switch out the regular soda for diet. But some recent studies say that diet drinks might not be much better for you.
Posted 8/11/2009  2:08:30 PM By: Jen Mueller : 453 comments   85,013 views
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Should You Be Drinking Vitamin Enhanced Water?

With exotic flavors and names like Vitamin Water and Life Water, why wouldn't we want to drink specialty waters? Should we?
Posted 6/11/2009  6:44:44 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 181 comments   56,204 views
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Would a Soda Tax Help Fight the Fat?

Policy makers are always looking for ways to discourage the excess consumption of unhealthy foods. One idea that's getting some attention is food taxes.
Posted 4/17/2009  6:13:12 AM By: Jen Mueller : 353 comments   19,056 views
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Drinking a 20 Ounce Beverage Daily=26 Extra Pounds a Year

Want to know the easiest way to drop a few pounds? Stop drinking sugary beverages, says a recent study. One bottle of soda a daily can yield a 26 pound weight gain in a year.
Posted 4/13/2009  3:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 192 comments   38,897 views
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Should We Impose an "Obesity Tax" on Soft Drinks?

The N.Y. governor wants to institute an obesity tax--a 15% tax on soda and sugary drinks. What do you think about that? It could cost families an extra $75 a year.
Posted 12/19/2008  3:43:23 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 378 comments   18,813 views
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Recession Eating: Save Money by Moving Away from Soda

You know about the nutritional benefits of limiting soda but what about the financial benefits?
Posted 12/1/2008  10:00:07 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 200 comments   19,703 views
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Zero Waste? What do you think?

Yesterday I hauled all my empty bottles, cans, and newspapers off to the local recycling center. I was feeling quite proud of myself...

Until I got this email...
Posted 11/13/2008  12:15:41 PM By: Dean Anderson : 122 comments   13,550 views
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Mixing Alcohol and Energy Drinks NOT a Good Idea...

Itís Friday night, youíre tired after a long, hard week, but you really want to go out partying with your friends. Here's a tip on what NOT to drink...
Posted 10/28/2008  4:56:48 PM By: Dean Anderson : 85 comments   99,118 views
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Olympic-Themed Fast Food and Soda Commercials

Should they be allowed? Do they influence young kids? Share your opinion!
Posted 8/20/2008  1:17:25 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 86 comments   12,540 views
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