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#Fizzy Drinks

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would graphic photos on cans stop you from buying sugary drinks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would graphic photos on cans stop you from buying sugary drinks?

The study found that people were less likely to buy the fizzy drinks when images were on the cans.

From TheJournal.ie Study finds possible link between cancer and ultra-processed foods like TV dinners Science

Study finds possible link between cancer and ultra-processed foods like TV dinners

The study’s authors said this “may drive an increasing burden of cancer in the next decades”.

From TheJournal.ie Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax Cut The Fizz

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax

There will be a tax of 30c per litre on drinks with over eight grams of sugar per 100 millilitres.

From TheJournal.ie Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year The Shocking Tooth

Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year

Children aged 11 to 18 consume on average 234 cans of sugar-sweetened soft drinks each year.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax Obesity

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

The Definitive DailyEdge.ie Hierarchy of Irish Fizzy Drinks

Don’t argue with us.

From TheJournal.ie Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks Fighting Obesity This post contains a poll

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks

There has been a push in Ireland in recent years to get such a tax introduced.

From TheJournal.ie Sorry Leo, fizzy drinks won't be taxed It's A No Go

Sorry Leo, fizzy drinks won't be taxed

The Health Minister had asked for a 20% tax on the drinks to help tackle obesity.

From TheJournal.ie San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels Fizzy Pop Fightback This post contains a poll

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels

It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.

From TheJournal.ie Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink Was It Fizzy Orange?

Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink

Traces of his DNA were found on the rim of the can.

Watch Irish people taste weird American fizzy drinks Ew

Watch Irish people taste weird American fizzy drinks

And this isn’t Coke we’re talking here.

From TheJournal.ie New York City goes to court to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks Soda Ban

New York City goes to court to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks

The regulation has been staunchly opposed by restaurants, cinemas and fizzy drinks makers.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your Friday.

Diet Coke addict suffers hallucinations after drinking up to 50 cans a day

She claims to have spent as much as £150,000 on the fizzy drink over 30 years. SCREAM.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet Sweet Tooth

Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet

The Department of Education has stopped short of taking a concrete step that would reduce the amount of junk food eaten by children in schools: banning junk food vending machines from schools.

The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work

You’ve made a terrible mistake.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: Does sugar make children hyperactive? True Or False

Debunked: Does sugar make children hyperactive?

Although we are quick to lay the blame on fizzy pop and chocolate, studies show that they might not have anything to do with hyperactivity.

From TheJournal.ie Column: If you want to eat fatty foods go ahead – but you should pay for the consequences Opinion

Column: If you want to eat fatty foods go ahead – but you should pay for the consequences

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had his proposal to outlaw big sugary drinks shot down – but the incident has nevertheless raised questions about where personal freedom ends and government obligation begins, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising Obesity

Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising

The Academy of Medical Royal College said current restrictions, on advertising for children in particular, were failing to tackle obesity problems.

Cola Wars: Coke versus Pepsi

This one is a win for Pepsi.

From TheJournal.ie New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months Fizzy Drinks

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months

The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning…here’s nine things to know today.

From TheJournal.ie New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks Gulp This post contains a poll

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks

NYC’s major Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban the drinks from restaurants, cinemas and street stalls.

From TheJournal.ie Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks Soft Drinks

Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks

Ireland has one of the highest per capita soft drinks consumption in the western world – we drink an average of at least one 330ml can of fizzy drink a day.

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging Health

Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging

The comments came as Minister James Reilly once again suggested a ‘sugar tax’ on fizzy drinks and other processed sugary foods.

From TheJournal.ie Sugary soft drinks linked to hypertension Health

Sugary soft drinks linked to hypertension

Experts have warned that sugary drinks have been linked to hypertension – which causes hardening of the arteries, kidney damage and heart disease.