Hard Sell To Drop Soft Drinks

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Soda/pop/soft drinks, whatever you choose to call them, are bad for you! Food colorings, preservatives, empty calories, obesity, yellow teeth, decreased bone density, spikes in blood sugar and increased cancer risk are some negative effects of drinking soda. Why continue to drink this toxic substance on a daily basis? How does drinking soft drinks affect […]

Sugar Helps Cancer Grow More Quickly, Study Finds

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Pancreatic cancers use the sugar fructose, very common in the Western diet, to activate a key cellular pathway that drives cell division, helping the cancer grow more quickly, a study by researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found. Although it is widely known that cancers use glucose, a simple sugar, to fuel their […]

Flame Retardant Chemical Found In US Soda Drinks

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A substance patented as a flame retardant and banned as a food ingredient throughout Europe and in Japan is present in 10% of all soft drinks in the US. If you live in the United States, and drink citrus-flavored sodas such as Mountain Dew, you may be ingesting this substance that has health professionals up […]