February 6th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Bad news for diet soda drinkers according to a study published in the most recent issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The study results found that drinking diet soda daily significantly increases the risk of developing a stroke, heart attack and other serious vascular issues.
Read More:A Diet Soda A Day May Give You A Heart Attack
August 26th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
A proposal by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to decrease rising obesity rates through a ban on using food stamps to purchase soda and other sugar-laden drinks was rejected by the USDA.
Read More:USDA to New York City: Sugary Sodas are Food!
February 19th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
2011 has not been off to the most effervescent start for the soda industry. The latest fizzle comes by way of a recent study presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference, suggesting that daily diet soda drinkers have at least a 60 percent increased risk of having a stroke or heart attack compared with non-soda drinkers.
Read More:New Study Shows Diet Sodas Increase Stroke Risk