Childhood Obesity Triples in One Generation

Childhood Obesity Triples in One Generation

July 19, 2013

From the 1970’s to present, soda consumption, television watching, caloric intake, and the number of fast food locations has skyrocketed. This infographic shows the percentage of children aged 2 through 19 years old who are obese against the backdrop of these statistics. Source


Soda’s Evil Twin

March 14, 2013

Most of this is Sugar We Drink, and excess sugar intake is a driving force behind the obesity epidemic. Al-though soda gets most of the blame, the fastest-growing marketing sector for beverage companies is so-called “Fruit Drinks”. Source


Coca-Cola Fun Facts

January 4, 2013

Like many people who change history, John Pemberton, an Atlanta pharmacist, was inspired by simple curiosity. One afternoon, he stirred up a fragrant, caramel-colored liquid and, when it was done, he carried it a few doors down to Jacobs’ Pharmacy. Here, the mixture was combined with carbonated water and sampled by customers who all agreed […]

Sodaâ??s Evil Twin â?? The Dangers o…

November 6, 2012

Soda takes a lot of heat from the health science community. With astronomical levels of sugar and calories and no nutritional value whatsoever, health experts commonly equate it with poison. Yet the big beverage companies themselves are starting to leverage this public perception of soda in exceedingly insidious ways. Namely, they are producing an alternative […]


What’s in your soda?

August 14, 2012

Explore the relationship between branding, ingredients, flavor, and color! Source

Taxes on Americas Favourite Beverage: Soda

Taxes on Americas Favourite Beverage: Soda

May 22, 2012

The concept of a soda tax is very controversial in America and it’s an issue that has yet to be resolved say John Block, MD, of Harvard Medical School, commenting on whether states should increase taxes on soda in order to reduce obesity. Source