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Berkeley’s Efforts Suggest Soda Taxes Do Cut Soda Sales

FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 — Tax it, and fewer folks will buy it. So it goes with sugar-sweetened drinks, new research suggests. The California city of Berkeley introduced the nation’s first soda tax in 2014, and within months people were buying 21 percent fewer sugary drinks. Three years later, 52 percent fewer of these drinks

Why diet soda is ruining your diet

Why diet soda is ruining your diet: ‘Harmless’ sweeteners derail your metabolism and wear down enzymes that protect you from diabetes Taxes are being placed on sugar-sweetened drinks, not diet ones  But new research by the University of Michigan shows that diet soda sweetened with aspartame could be just as diet-wrecking Artificial sweeteners are everywhere,

Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda, also called sodium bicarbonate, is a kitchen staple commonly used as a raising agent for cakes. That being said, it has also made a name for itself as a home remedy for various conditions. Half a teaspoon of baking soda is often taken to ease heartburn or acid reflux, for example, and this