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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   14,027 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 : 16 comments   9,294 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   7,703 views
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We Tried It: Soda Stream Review

I'm a huge fan of carbonated water, so when I saw a machine to make your own at home, I had to try it. Read our Soda Stream review!
Posted 12/8/2009  5:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 137 comments   25,334 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 : 441 comments   71,849 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 : 178 comments   29,886 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   13,024 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   23,793 views
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In the News: FDA Rules on Stevia, Diet Coke Plus

The FDA has said that Diet Coke Plus has been mislabeled, and it rules that stevia can be used in food and drinks.
Posted 1/7/2009  6:27:18 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 248 comments   20,310 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 : 377 comments   12,617 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   13,850 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   8,177 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 : 81 comments   52,106 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   8,436 views
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