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American Heart Month is Just the Beginning...

February may be deemed American Heart Month, but shouldn’t we celebrate heart health all year?  Heart disease remains the No. 1 health threat for all Americans, and stroke No. 630 more words


Update on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The independent Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee submitted its recommendations to the Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture yesterday, a critical step in the US Government’s process to update federal nutrition guidelines. 519 more words

Sugary Drinks Should Have Warning Labels, California Bill Says

A California lawmaker introduced legislation Wednesday that would require sugary drinks sold in that state to carry a label that cautions they can contribute to “obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.” 299 more words

Energy Drinks May Drive Kids to Distraction

Middle schoolers who consume sweetened energy drinks are 66% more at risk for hyperactivity than other kids, according to a new study.

To assess the effect of a variety of beverages on middle schoolers, Yale School of Public Health researchers surveyed 1,649 students in 5th, 7th, and 8th grade about their beverage consumption and assessed their levels of hyperactivity and inattention. 255 more words

Sugary Drinks Linked to Girls' Earlier Periods

Girls who consume a lot of sugary drinks, like sodas, often get their periods earlier than girls who do not, according to a new study… 309 more words

No Shame to Big Soda's Game...#MakeItHappy

Don’t get me wrong. I absolutely love Kid President.  He’s adorably funny, spirited, and comes with an amazing story of perseverance — building a fan base of over 250,000 followers just on Twitter alone.  214 more words

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