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  • At our current growth rate, traditional animal proteins like beef and chicken will not be able to sustain the earth’s population. What are our alternatives? …
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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Spark Global Health Concern

Are you a huge fan of soda, energy or sports beverages, flavoured teas, or fruit drinks? You may want to consider reducing or even eliminating your cravings for them. 300 more words

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  • Based on analysis from 62 studies involving over 600,000 individuals, researchers estimate consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is linked to 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide. Sugar sweetened beverages include any sugary sodas, fruit drinks, sports/energy drinks, sweet iced teas, or homemade drinks that contain at least 50 kcalorie per cup.
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We Should Eliminate Them...

In the New York Times this morning I find that a study has been published that places the blame for 25,000 deaths per year in the US at the feet of sugary drinks. 504 more words

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Cost Effective Interventions to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have identified interventions that are effective in reducing childhood obesity AND get a significant bang for the buck, some even producing revenue to support further childhood obesity interventions. 139 more words

Recent Studies

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  • Good news for Canadians confused by food labels; well, “proposed” good news, that is! Health Canada plans to revamp nutrition labels by making serving sizes more consistent, giving more ingredient information and adding the percent daily value (%DV) for sugars.
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