TAG: soft drinks
Can Coca-Cola contribute to healthy living?
A recent article in the bmj titled Is Coca-Cola’s antiobesity scheme the real thing? reveals that The Coca-Cola Zero ParkLives scheme is alive and well. The scheme focuses on Coca-Cola raising physical activity levels through programs the soft drink company offers in parks across the UK. Councils appear to have embraced the scheme and, according to the report, are happy to advertise […]
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Autonomy wins…or does it?
New York City’s Board of Health has been silenced by the New York State Court of Appeals in a 4-to-2 decision against limiting sales of jumbo sugary drinks, as reported in the New York Times. This is a huge victory for the American soft drink industry and a difficult day for New Yorkers wanting to […]
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Pushing for policy change
A recent BBC news article Health group calls for ‘sugar tax’ to cut child obesity informs of the efforts a campaign group called Action on Sugar is making to convince the UK Government to take legal measures in the form of a ‘sugar tax’ to reduce the consumption of sugar. Action on Sugar is advised […]
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You’re thirsty and dash into the supermarket to find something cheap to quench your thirst. You walk down the drinks aisle and are welcomed by appealingly colourful soft drinks and left uninspired by colourless bottled water. You’re automatically drawn to the colour but think to yourself, “Hmm, I should be a little sensible with my spending […]
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