Coke on the Defense for VitaminWater

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My favorite controversial organization, The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is staying quite busy these days advocating for consumers against deceitful marketing of unhealthful foods and food products to the public.  The latest is a class-action lawsuit filed … [Read more...]

Why is Diet Soda Unhealthy?

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Question:  Will you tell "someone" why Diet soda is still unhealthy to consume in mass quanities even though it has no calories? – Amy True, diet soda does not have any calories, and has not been proven to make people gain any weight (see blog post “Does Diet Soda Cause Weight … [Read more...]

Does Diet Soda Cause Weight Gain?

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Many clients of mine have expressed their concern that drinking diet soda may be causing them to gain weight or preventing them from losing weight.  My initial reaction is to assure clients with the technical answer to that question….no, diet soda will not make you gain weight … [Read more...]