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From TheJournal.ie Number of children drinking sugary drinks daily drops by 70% Sugar Tax

Number of children drinking sugary drinks daily drops by 70%

A sugar tax is expected to be brought in next year.

Which Irish Fast Food Chain Are You?

Bon app the teeth.

From TheJournal.ie Company behind Dolmio warns people not to eat its pasta sauce more than once a week Red Alert

Company behind Dolmio warns people not to eat its pasta sauce more than once a week

The move is aimed at bringing the company more in line with a new healthy image.

From TheJournal.ie Coca Cola gave $1.5 million to scientists who say soft drinks don't cause obesity Diet Coke

Coca Cola gave $1.5 million to scientists who say soft drinks don't cause obesity

A leading cardiologist says that’s not true at all.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran Fizzy Orange

Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran

Enterprise Ireland has decided to organise a visit to the country next year.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the 6 objects that scream 'Irish Budget' Objects Of Desire

Here are the 6 objects that scream 'Irish Budget'

Warning to governments: Children’s shoes should be avoided at all costs.

From TheJournal.ie Large sodas can be sold in New York says court Supersize Me

Large sodas can be sold in New York says court

The city had gone to court seeking a reversal of an earlier decision to block the ban, which was the controversial brainchild of former mayor Michael Bloomberg.

From TheJournal.ie Why do soft drinks cost more than beer in Irish pubs? Price Of A Pint

Why do soft drinks cost more than beer in Irish pubs?

The average mark up for publicans is 98 per cent on a pint of lager but it’s 407 per cent on a 200ml bottle of soft drinks.

Did you know small bottles of TK red lemonade exist?

You can actually get your red lemonade fix to go. YES.

From TheJournal.ie Could your soft drink habit give you diabetes? Health

Could your soft drink habit give you diabetes?

A new study shows that drinking one can of a sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can increase the risk of diabetes by a fifth.

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 Customers pay 'more for water than beer' in Dublin pubs, says Senator Prices

Customers pay 'more for water than beer' in Dublin pubs, says Senator

Senator Catherine Noone says she carried out a price survey in more than 100 Dublin pubs and found that customers were being charged more per litre for water and soft drinks than for beer and stout.

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 French parliament votes to levy tax on soft drinks Soft Drinks

French parliament votes to levy tax on soft drinks

The tax on sugar and artificial sweeteners will add around 2c to the price of a can. The levy will be used to combat obesity.