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.
House Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is “unacceptable.”
Shoppers at a store on the border of Oakland and Berkeley has missed a new tax on sugary beverages by inches.
The Coca-Cola beverage company alone spent nearly $6 million.
A two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.