In 2010, 14 states banned soda in school vending machines and 19 states banned it from school cafeterias.
Why limit sodas in schools? Because sodas are linked to lots of health problems and nutritionists say growing bodies don’t need them. And today, 17 percent of kids and teens are obese, a number that’s growing. At the same time, about 13 percent of teens’ total calories come from sodas and sweetened drinks.
Here’s some great ways to cut calories during the heavy-eating season. And we've got a special bonus tip for you at the end!
These great taste cooking and baking swaps come from personal chef, registered dietician and True Citrus consulting nutritionist Diane Henderiks
Our country went through a lot of extreme weather events in 2011. We had blizzards, earthquakes and hurricanes in unlikely times, places and amounts.
We also had unusual social events, like Occupy Wall Street, the supposed end of the world and who can forget the on-camera implosion of Charlie Sheen?
If you're scrambling to get ready for December 25th or looking for Hanukkah gifts, here’s some shops with fun items that won’t break your holiday budget:
Bake or broil but do not fry, says a study that found eating fish may cut your risk of getting Alzheimer’s.
Sounds good to us! We have two pages worth of great True Lemon, True Lime and True Orange fish recipes that will keep your brain as happy as your stomach!
We created all-natural True Lemon, True Lime, True Orange and True Grapefruit to be great replacements for sugary, unnatural beverages that don’t do our bodies any good. But we never imagined apple and grape juice would be some of those drinks!
We’ve already written about how doctors say sodas and sports drinks are no good for kids. But now scientists at Consumer Reports have found more arsenic and lead in some juices than what’s allowed in our drinking water.
Martinelli’s Gold Medal Apple Juice thinks it knows why. Their website says: