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Fat Blocking Cola?

Fat Blocking Cola?

The Daily Mail is reporting that tomorrow Pepsi are launching a version of its cola drink that it claims acts as a fat blocker. Pepsi Special is made with dextrin – an indigestible form of dietary fibre. Studies on rats suggest this can reduce the absorption of...
Are Diet Fizzy Drinks Making Us Fat?

Are Diet Fizzy Drinks Making Us Fat?

From Hungry For Change: Diet soda is easily one of the biggest health scams preying on well-meaning dieters looking for a sweet calorie-free beverage. Nearly 927 million cases of Diet Cola, and another 892 million cases of other diet beverages were sold in 2010. If...
Fizzy Drinks Are Evil

Fizzy Drinks Are Evil

I’ve written previously about discoveries of alcohol in Coca-Cola and Pepsi, how ingredients that have been linked to cancer and how fizzy drinks change your body so it’s harder to lose weight. This week the Daily Mail has featured an article “Having...
Coke and Pepsi Contain Alcohol

Coke and Pepsi Contain Alcohol

I wrote earlier this week about a chemical in Coca-Cola and Pepsi that has been linked to causing cancer according to laboratory tests. The amount of this chemical has been reduced in the United States, after the state of California stipulated any food or drink...