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  • Glass of Cola

    Caramel Color in Soda Poses Cancer Risk

    Drinking soda like cola that contains caramel color may increase the risk of cancer above the accepted threshold of one extra case in every 100,000 individuals because the chemical process during the manufacture of the caramel coloring produces a carcinogen known as 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI), suggests an analysis from Consumer Reports. One of the oldest and […] More

  • Assorted Fruit Juices

    Fruit Juice as Bad as Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Like Soda

    The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages like carbonated drinks and sodas has previously been linked to an increased risk of obesity and type II diabetes. Now a new study in one of The Lancet journals, The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, suggests that fruit juice is as bad as sugary drinks because of a comparably high sugar […] More