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American soda goes on a diet

Big Soda has agreed to go on a diet and scale back the calories in its sugary drinks. original source: http://money.cnn.com/2014/09/24/news/companies/soda-calories/index.html?iid=HP_River A consortium formed by the American Beverage Association, Coca-Cola (KO), Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) and PepsiCo (PEP), has reached an agreement with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to reduce beverage calories by 20% by 2025. To accomplish this, the soda […]

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Parents Support Healthier School Food Policies by 3-to-1 Margin

Original Source: http://www.rwjf.org/en/about-rwjf/newsroom/newsroom-content/2014/09/parents-support-healthier-school-food-policies.html Washington D.C.—The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during school, according to a poll released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and the American Heart Association (AHA). The findings come as school districts […]

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