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Forget Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu up in Arms Against Coke, Pepsi Now

Ever since 1991 when globalization was set in, foreign brands entered India like any other Asian country that has opened up to liberalization. But the underbelly of an anti-foreign goods remained strong in certain quarters but hardly did it raise its head until now when Patanjali products under Yoga guru Baba Ramdev began a new Vande Mataram slogan prompting people ...

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Sales in Sugary Drinks Drop 20% After Campaign

After a multi-faceted campaign that included policy changes and community education efforts, residents of one Maryland county put fewer sugary drinks in their grocery carts, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016. Drinks loaded with added sugars are one of the leading sources of empty calories in the diet of both children and adults, and ...

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Global Diet Getting Sweeter, Impose Sugar Tax, Says Researcher

Researchers of University of North Carolina have sounded alarming bells citing increased sugar consumption all over world, especially in beverages which include aerated and energy drinks and they sought imposition of sugar tax and urgent governmental intervention. They found that currently 68 percent of packaged foods and beverages in the United States contain caloric sweeteners, 74 percent include both caloric ...

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Colas, Sugary Drinks Trigger Early Periods in Girls: Study

Girls who frequently consume sugary drinks like Coke or Pepsi or any other sweetened drink tend to start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who do not, new research shows. The team from the Harvard Medical School in the US looked at the relation between sugar-sweetened drinks and the age at which girls have their first period. They followed 5,583 ...

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