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Did the Soda Pop Board recommend drinking cola earlier?

It looks like this was a fake ad by RJ White, made for a JD Ryznar, at his request: Favor From Clever Dudes Hey, if any of you dudes, clever with Photoshop or something siminar, are bored a ...
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Is this description of the processes which take place in the body for an hour after drinking Coca Cola accurate?

Lets run down the list and see what we get. (100% of your recommended daily intake of sugar.) The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation is 50 grams of sugar per day. The American Heart ...
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Is Aspartame being added to regular Coke?

FDA According to the US FDA PART 172 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION Subpart I--Multipurpose Additives Sec. 172.804 Aspartame. ... ...
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Is diet soda making older people fat?

Diet soda refers to a calorie-free carbonated beverage sweetened by artificial sweeteners. The current evidence does not provide a proof that diet soda causes weight gain, but the main points are: ...
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Is diet soda making older people fat?

Diet soda intake is associated with long-term increases in waist circumference in a biethnic cohort of older adults is the journal article they're citing. The article you quoted is slightly incorrect ...
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Does Diet Coke “attack your teeth, switch on fat storage mode, cause addiction, and deplete nutrients”?

Once we run through the list of ingredients in Diet Coke which are carbonated Water, Caramel Color, Aspartame, Phosphoric Acid, Potassium Benzoate (To Protect Taste), Natural Flavors, Citric Acid, ...
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When eating carbs, do sugary drinks reduce calorie consumption compared to diet drinks?

Q: So, is the claim that you should consume sugary drinks with carb-heavy meals to reduce your calorie consumption when compared to diet drinks credible? In the abstract of the study in Yahoo Style ...
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Is diet soda making older people fat?

Yes. As long as the diet soda is still a sweetened beverage containing artificial (ie non-caloric) sweetener, then they do help make people fat. Regardless of age. That is, as a tendency: eat more. ...
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Is diet soda as bad for your teeth as regular soda or methamphetamine?

In this answer, "diet soda" refers to any sugar-free version of the drinks known as soda. "In many parts of the U.S., soda is a sweet, fizzy drink (Vocabulary.com)." Is diet soda as bad for your ...
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Is drinking a soda as bad or more harmful than smoking a cigarette?

The claim 'drinking a can of soda is just as bad for you as smoking a cigarette' can be denied on two factors mentioned below. A study researching dietary patterns, food groups, and telomere length ...
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Does drinking any type of soda increase the risk of Type 2 Diabetes?

Evidence through research shows that consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, artificially sweetened beverages, and fruit juice is associated with risk of diabetes but this simple correlation does ...
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