Class action lawsuits could take aim at diet soda makers
The proposed lawsuits allege, in part, the marketing of diet sodas by Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper Snapple group, the three largest U.S. makers of carbonated beverages, are "false, misleading and unlawful" to consumers.
Artificial sweeteners could cause weight gain over time, review of studies says
Too much sugar, we know, is linked to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes . And people who are watching their weight may choose the artificial sweetness to fight back products like aspartame , sucralose and steviocide (brand names: Equal, Splenda and Stevia.) But a new analysis of studies in
US Soda Consumption at Its Lowest Level in 30 Years
Americans trying to kick their soda habit are succeeding, with soda consumption in the U.S. at its lowest level in 30 years, according to a new report. In 2015 the per capita consumption of carbonated soft drinks was its lowest level since 1985, according to Beverage Digest, a trade publication.
Diet Pepsi's New Sweetener Fallout Follows History of Soda Bets That Fell Flat
Diet Pepsi's move to replace its artificial sweetener -- from aspartame to sucralose -- in August has prompted a flurry of negative comments online from customers who aren't big fans of the new taste, but it's not the first time a soda company has taken a risk by making a change to its recipe.
10 Foods That May Trigger a Migraine
As if migraines weren't awful enough, it can be downright overwhelming to sidestep all the things that could set off an attack. Problem is, food triggers not only vary from person to person, but much of our knowledge about them comes less from carefully controlled studies and more from observing
Sugar vs. Artificial Sweeteners: Which Is Right for You?
Experts remain split on the benefits and drawbacks of sugar and zero-calorie artificial substitutes
Contaminated Colorado River Turns Orange; Pepsi Gets Rid of Aspartame in Diet Drinks; Boy Gets Taekwondo White Belt After Board Break
Three million gallons of contaminated water turn Colorado River orange; Pepsi swapping aspartame for Splenda in diet drinks; Little boy gets Taekwondo white belt after finally breaking board.
Diet Pepsi Swaps Sweeteners in Response to Declining Sales
Ginger's forecast coming up New version of a popular diet soda is hitting stores this week, responding to consumer health concerns, Pepsi has made a big change, ABC's Rebecca Jarvis has more. Reporter: This morning, with soda sales sizzling a bold new move by one major beverage company hoping one
9 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health
When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients for healthy recipes, and the list goes on. But becoming the healthiest version of yourself also means throwing away the stuff that's holding you
Bad Habits That Bloat You
Sometimes it comes from excess air trapped in your digestive tract. Other times it feels like a basketball is stuck in your abdomen, or your entire midsection has been flooded with water. Whatever bloating feels like to you, one thing's for sure: it's uncomfortable. And though bloat rarely signals