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Is Obesity Preventable ?

...grams, they tried to discourage the consumption of soda among children ages 7 to 11.Researchers looked at the number of carbonated drinks consumed over a three-day period and body mass index of children at six and 12 months in intervention and control groups.In the intervention group, consumption of carbo...

Sugar - Sweetened Drinks Found To Increase Risk of Diabetes

...type 2 diabetes than those who drank less than one soda a day. Women who reported drinking more soda gained an average of 10 pounds over the four years, whereas women who reported cutting their soda co...

Preventing cavities in children

...vestigators note a trend of children drinking more soda and 100 percent juice drinks and less milk. They t...more cavities. Those with cavities also drank more soda between ages 2 and 5. Children who drank fewer 100 percent juice products at age 5 were also less li...

Baking Soda Treatment for Life-Threatening Asthma

Baking soda as it is commonly known may be a treatment for life-threatening asthma (LTA) in children, according to a study // conducted in 17 children. These children were treated with intravenous administration of sodium bicarbonate to reduce the acidity of the...

Breast milk promotes cavity formation in babies

...ntal erosion when they were fed sweet liquids like soda and honey-sweetened water. Human milk did slow down the process of cavity formation, but this effect was substantially less as compared to cow's milk....

Sweet pain releiver!

...ss of water. For comparison, an 8-ounce serving of soda contains approximately 6 teaspoons of sugar. The cold pressor test, was used to measure how long subjects were able to keep their hands in a cold water bath maintained at 50 degrees F (10 C). The cold pressor test was repeated twice, once with the s...

Home Remedies More Used By Blacks And Native Americans

...on food (consumption of tea, plant extract, baking soda etc) and the other on utilization of creams, lotions, ointments, and plant based products such as aloe vera. The home remedies were used for the treatment of both acute and chronic diseases. Various factors such as accessibility to medical care, ec...

Tooth decay can be prevented by using straw for drinking fizzy drinks

...ide of the mouth which reduces the contact between soda and enamel which, reduces the risk of enamel damage. ? Don’t brush your teeth immediately after a drink as the acid in the drink damages the tooth but you can rinse your mouth. ? Avoid holding the drink for a long time in the mouth swallow the dri...

Soft Drinks May Reduce Esophageal Cancer Risk

...the Yale School of Medicine has revealed that diet soda drinkers run a decreased risk of contracting cancer//. Until recently it was believed that there was a 350% higher risk of getting esophageal cancer through consuming carbonated soft drinks. In their study published in the recent of Journal of the Na...

Artificial sweetener, Aspartame, may be the potential cause of lymphoma, leukaemia

...hat drinking four to five 20-ounce bottles of diet soda sweetened with aspartame each day would be the //...he study revealed that rats on aspartame-sweetened soda developed a variety of cancers. Thereby, establishing aspartame as a carcinogenic. Previous US stud...

Soda Consumption: An Unhealthy Trend Among Adolescent Girls

...cy of adolescent girls to switch over to unhealthy soda and fruit drinks, // as they get older. Nearly 2...clinic. Alarmingly, a three-fold increase in the soda intake was observed in both the groups. Infact, soda was the number one beverage consumed by girls i...

The Multi-Faceted Chemical Benzene

...ne between 1995 and 2001 that showed 19 of 24 diet soda samples tested contained benzene levels above 5 ppb. According to the EWG, benzene levels as high as 55 ppb were found and the average level detected was 19 ppb. Both figures far exceeded the 5 ppb tap water standard. In a separate study, the FDA fou...

Want To Prevent Heartburn? Watch Out What And When You Eat

... and drinks that are high in acidity, like coffee, soda or citrus fruit, can aggravate the stomach. Even fatty and spicy foods, garlic, onions, pepper, caffeine and alcoholic or carbonated drinks can also be responsible for the heartburn, reports foodconsumer.org. Change in lifestyle, such as losing wei...

Bedwetting Could Be Curbed By A Simple Change In Diet

...most common thing that these kids get from all the soda they drink,' Pinto said in a prepared statement. Chocolate is another source of caffeine, and citrus fruits and their juices can also be irritants, the expert said. 'You want to get those things out of their diets. Go back to milk and water -- re...

Junk Food Ads: The Culprit Behind Childhood Obesity

... calories - just about the amount of calories in a soda or a handful of snack food. In addition, each additional hour of television viewing was independently linked with increased consumption of foods commonly advertised on television, which were shown to be responsible for much of the calorie increase,...

Bill Clinton On A Kill, To Bell The Bulge Out of Schools

...ool-age children will stand to be benefited by the soda revamp. It is estimated that nearly 17% of U.S kids are grossly overweight, a bad prognosis for obesity related diseases. Even 10 year olds are getting holed up with obesity-related Type 2 diabetes, normally associated with adults. Amid such a grim ...

Caffeine Content In Beverages To Be Identified By Home Test Kit

...feine content of beverages such as tea, coffee and soda may be commercially available//. You can now clear your suspicion about the decaf label that claims reduced or nil caffeine content. The home based kit, produced by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine, is based on a dipstick analy...

Soda Drinks Contain Benzene - A Carcinogen, Reports FDA

...hough benzene intake is not desired, the amount in soda is insignificant in contrast to what one takes fro... which it found that out of the 24 samples of diet soda that were studied for the benzene presence, 19 samples (79%) had higher levels of benzene. Accordi...

Excessive Alcohol Consumption May Cause Ill health Of The GI System

...sed alcoholic beverages mixed with diet or regular soda (with sucrose) to determine the rate of gastric emptying and blood alcohol response. They found that alcohol combined with sugar-free mixers were processed through the stomach and entered the blood stream much more quickly than alcohol with regular m...

More Benzene In Soft Drinks Pack Carcinogenic Hazard

John Luik, argued that public should demand that soda companies are adhering to the standard for drinking water regarding benzene//. TCS is supported by a small group of sponsors: like the American Beverage Association [and then it lists others such as McDonalds]. He added that the drinking water stan...

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