Fizzy Drinks

The One Thing You Should Avoid Drinking With Your High Protein Meals

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sugary drinks and high protein meals make a highly unhealthy combination, new research suggests. Consuming the two together impairs energy balance and...

Artificial Sweeteners In Diet Fizzy Drinks May Be Making You Gain Weight

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Opting for a diet fizzy drink may seem like the healthier option, but artificial sweeteners used in the beverages may actually be making you gain weig...

Drinking Diet Drinks Every Day Could 'Triple Your Risk Of Dementia'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People who drink diet fizzy drinks daily are almost three times more likely to suffer a stroke or dementia, a new study has suggested. Those who had a...

Why Switching To Diet Soft Drinks May Not Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re trying to lose weight you be be tempted to order a diet soft drink instead of a regular one. But a new study suggests making this common ...

Just One Can Of Fizzy Drink May Contain More Than Your Daily Recommended Sugar Allowance

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Just one 330ml can of fizzy drink can contain more than the daily recommended amount of sugar, a study has found. Sugar content in carbonated sugar-sw...

We Consume More Calories From Alcohol Than Fizzy Drinks, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People in the UK are consuming more calories from alcohol than they are through fizzy drinks, according to new data. A report by Euromonitor Internat...

10 Tweets That Prove The World Is Completely Obsessed With Aperol Spritz

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Aperol Spritz is the Marmite of the alcohol world - you either love it or you absolutely bloody hate it. In case you’ve been living under a rock, A...

How To Stop A Fizzy Drink From Exploding All Over You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

It’s the question that even Wikipedia struggles to answer but now a chemistry lecturer has waded in to the great fizzy drink debate – does tapping...

An Independent Soft Drink Producer's Response to the Sugar Tax

Jonathan Luker | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK
Jonathan Luker

As a small producer, and working with many other start-ups and other small producers, we have perhaps a unique position from which to view the proposed sugar tax, due to take effect from 2018.

Want a Real Budget for the Next Generation? Tax Carbon, Not Carbonated Drinks

Piers Telemacque | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Piers Telemacque

It's a weird priority. Does Osborne seriously believe that in thirty years' time he could have had George Jr. Jr. bouncing on his knee, asking him "Why didn't you take action Grandpa? The science was clear for decades. The warning signs were there. Why didn't you do something about fizzy drinks?" Our Chancellor told us that this was a Budget for the next generation. If he meant it, he'd tax carbon, not carbonated drinks.

Sweetened Drinks Linked To Increase In Heart Failure Among Men

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking two or more sweetened drinks a day could increase a man's risk of heart failure by 23%, a new study has found. Heart failure affects about...

The Sugar In Fizzy Drinks Can Also Make This Giant Lollipop

The Huffington Post UK | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You've probably heard that there's a tad too much sugar in juices, soft drinks and even coconut water. But do you know what they look like once the wa...

Generation Zero

Malminder Gill | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

Some sugared drinks do not try to hide their calories. Many of these add high-fructose corn syrup, sucrose, and honey to their recipes. However, most people are at least able to read and understand what they allow into their body.

'Healthier' Coca-Cola Life To Go On Sale In Britain - But What's In It?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Coca-Cola are launching a 'healthier' version of their bestselling soft drink as part of Government and industry-wide efforts to tackle obesity. Th...

20% Fizzy Drink Tax Would Help The Fight Against Obesity

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A 20% sugary drink tax would cut the number of overweight or obese people in the UK by 285,000, researchers say. A tax on the drinks - which the ex...

Death by Fizz

Janey Lee Grace | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Janey Lee Grace

Biological scientist Dr Hans-Peter Kubis, has found some shocking conclusions, In fact he says ' Having seen all the medical evidence, I don't touch soft drinks now' I'm determined to convince my kids!

Emma Sleight

Why Are We So Addicted To Sugar? | Emma Sleight | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

From childhood memories of penny sweets to office chocolate binging and coffee mornings laden with home-baked cakes, sugar is an inextricable part of ...

Can We Curb Those Cravings for Sweets?

Gloria Halim | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gloria Halim

Like a lot of you guys out there, I've always had a sweet tooth - anything sweet, cakes, ice cream, chocolates, I used to gorge on them at the drop of a hat. Sugar was my vice like smoking is a vice for others. My system was full of the stuff. Now I know it partly contributed to creating the perfect breathing ground for toxins and disease in my body.

Why It's Time to Declare War on Plastic Bottle Waste

Fiona Hope | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK
Fiona Hope

In the UK, 15 million plastic bottles are used every day, and, despite increasingly improving waste disposal services, 80% of these are not recycled. Everyday approximately one billion bottles and cans are dumped in parks, rivers oceans and landfill sites - almost 400 million of those in America alone.

Are These 'Healthy' Drinks Really That Good For You?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With an obesity crisis looming in the UK, the negative health effects of fizzy drinks have been well documented. Earlier this week it was revealed...

The Price of Pop Has Fizz All to Do With My Fat!

Scottee | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We, as a society need to rethink how we treat obesity - medically and socially. Each day when I leave my house I am confronted by fat phobia - be it shouted from white vans or the huff and puffs of people forced to sit next to me on public transport. I am fully aware my body repulses some of you- but I don't care

Obese Children 'Should Be Offered Stomach Surgery'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

Obese children should be offered stomach surgery in an effort to help them reduce their weight to safer levels, a leading doctor has said. Professo...

Fizzy Drinks Manufacturers Aren't Keen On Fat Tax, Unsurprisingly

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

Fizzy drink businesses have not exactly embraced a call by GPs for them to be taxed heavily to help tackle spiralling levels of obesity. Spokesmen ...

Tax Fizzy Drinks To Fight 'Unresolvable' Obesity Crisis

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

Fizzy drinks should be taxed, fast food outlets near schools limited and new parents given specific advice on how to feed their children properly to h...

Coca Cola Couture: Diet Coke Gets A Fashion Makeover

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Fizzy drinks usually hit the headlines because of their health hazards and sky-high sugar content. However, Diet Coke and Coca Cola are making waves f...