Archive for June, 2012

It goes without saying that it’s virtually impossible to avoid sugar in our foods and beverages. Though many of us read labels to unearth the sugar levels of our favorite brands, it’s shocking to learn how much sugar we’re consuming — especially when the sugar content is displayed in sugar cubes, as shown in the photos of this article: http://www.sugarstacks.com/beverages.htm. Read more...

In a new study, researchers monitored the memory and thinking processes of 124 people between the ages 65 to 88. Their findings showed that individuals with higher blood caffeine levels avoided the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Their caffeine source was primarily coffee. Read more...

Concern in the soft drink industry that NYC’s proposal to ban large sugar-sweetened beverages will spread to other cities is becoming a reality. The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts is considering such a ban. Read more...

New York City’s Mayor Bloomberg has proposed a ban prohibiting restaurants, delis and movie theaters from serving large cups of sodas and other sugary drinks. Companies like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are two companies that would be hardest hit. Read more...

Royal Oak, MI, June 21, 2012 – NURISH BRANDS, INC., is proud to introduce its all-new, sparkling energy beverage FEEL Natural Energy.

FEEL will be offered in 10.5 ounce “sleek” cans in three deliciously refreshing flavors – Raspberry Lemonade, Wild Berry and Mango Passionfruit – with more exciting flavors in the pipeline. It’s naturally sweetened, yet only 15 calories, with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. Each serving provides a full day’s supply of vitamin C, along with essential nutrients like calcium and vitamin D. And for an even healthier boost, there’s just the right amount of naturally occurring caffeine. Read more...