A watchdog group is trying to shake up consumers’ perception of soda with a provocative new ad. It turns the famously sweet Coca-Cola “Hilltop” jingle into a sour reminder with a message about the sugary drink.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that aims to educate consumers about the potential health problems associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages as well as limit advertising and sales of such products on public property.
On Monday, San Francisco’s Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.
The parent company of Taco Bell and Pizza Hut are eliminating artificial flavors and colors from some menu items. However, your Mountain Dew Baja Blast and Dorito Loco taco shells will look just as unnaturally colored as ever.
In as little as two weeks, young men and women who drank beverages with high fructose corn syrup showed increased risk factors for cardiovascular disease, according to a study from researchers at the University of California at Davis.
Researchers at UCSF found the sugar industry worked closely with government scientists in the 1960s and 70s on research to find ways to cut cavities and may have pushed them away from advice urging people to eat less sugar.
San Francisco could become the first city in the country to require warning labels on advertising for soda and other sugary beverages.
It’s no secret that Americans have a love affair with sugar, but we’ve been hearing for years that the collective sweet tooth is dangerous, if not deadly.
Less than three months after Berkeley voters approved a tax on sugary drinks, two ‘dollar’ stores have pulled sodas off store shelves.
A new study finds kids and teens are getting more calories from pizza than anything else they eat — besides dessert.