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What are the Effects of Soda on Teeth? - ... The reduction of the amount of soda being consumed will lead to decreased profits for the multibillion dollar soda industry. According to the article, “How Effective is Public Policy in Decreasing Soda Consumption. An Assessment of Four Policy Options”, researchers have done studies to determine different policies that could be put in place to decrease soda consumption. In a study that was completed, they applied “the Berry, Levinsohn and Pakes (1995) demand model to data for 12 CSD brands in 3 container sizes over seven cities and 36 months to estimate consumers’ preferences for carbonated soft drinks” (Public Policy)....   [tags: diet soda, healthy, health risks]
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Arm & Hammer Baking Soda - Arm & Hammer Baking Soda Abstract The Arm & Hammer Brand Baking Soda has been a staple of American life since 1846. The brand once only used for baking enjoyed a resurgence of interest in the 1970's by reinventing itself and its usefulness without changing a single ingredient. The new marketing campaign would eventually expand the Arm & Hammer brand to include deodorants, laundry detergents, cleaning supplies, and even toothpaste. An interesting history with many interesting uses in such an uninteresting little yellow box we are all familiar with, Arm & Hammer Baking Soda has become as Americana as apple pie and baseball....   [tags: Branding Brand Baking Soda] 1833 words
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What are the Effects of Soda on Teeth? - ... The data was collected from all the teeth and they were then placed back in the liquids. They were reweighed again for the next seven weeks. However, after the first week of measuring, I decided to only collect data once a week because weighing them every day was causing the level of the liquid to decrease at an increased rate. There are some uncertainties that need to be accounted for in this experiment. Since the teeth were so small, the determined weight of them was not able to be exact with the technology available....   [tags: sugary, carbonated, soft drink]
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Limiting the Amount of Soda Intake - ... The economy could be stated as needing soda. If you’re a local soda shop owner who has no chain business, and practically live off of the major soda sales in your shop, you could be in trouble. Soda is an alternative to coffee and other caffeinated drinks. Some people do not like coffee or tea; as soon as they find out that they have a limit on how much soda they can buy from your shop, they will most likely head to the grocery store a block over to avail themselves of that privilege. Instead of vamping up the local economy, they’re going to be giving their resources to a large grocery store chain who can afford it....   [tags: sugar, speed, caffeinated, obesity, drink] 612 words
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Discovering the Secrets of Soda - ... Sodas contain malic acid because it brings more flavoring into the drink and it makes the flavor more natural and richer. Malic acid also blends flavoring in Sodas and it smooths it out. The acid has a clean smooth sourness and it has blending abilities. Phosphoric acid is added to soda to make the tangy flavor. Phosphoric acid can also get rid of rust from nails, just image what it could do to your body. Phosphoric acid also erodes enamel and makes teeth decay easier because of the high acidic level it has....   [tags: ingredients, acid, bones] 554 words
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The Fizz on Soda Carbonators - Soda Carbonator - All You Need To Know Soda making machines are on a rage now-a-days. They are sensible alternatives to the regular buying of commercially available seltzers and soft-drinks. Now, to explore the nitty-gritty of the ‘why’ around this upsurge in the sales of soda carbonators, we must foremost sink deeper in the technical aspect of carbonation. Carbonation is the basic phenomenon governing the making of sodas. Carbonation is the phenomenon of dissolution of carbon dioxide in aqueous solutions....   [tags: Gadgets] 546 words
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An Analysis of a Pepsi® Max Soda Advertisement - Marketing food products is a way that different companies get consumers to buy their food or product. Advertisements are everywhere and contain many different pictures and phrases that appeal to a variety of different people. The advertisement I chose to analyze was a Pepsi® Max soda advertisement. The advertisement contains imagery, logos, pathos, and ethos aspects that appeal to certain consumers. The imagery in these advertisements is directed to appeal to the consumer. The picture of the Pepsi Max can has the same colors of the original Pepsi, which is already a well known color scheme all over the world....   [tags: Advertising] 813 words
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Chemical Creations Consumed by Humans: Soda - ... Pepper and ultimately has taken the soda industry by storm. The first the nation saw of this product was in the late 1800s, falling in 1885. In these times, innovation of such products were uncommon; yet a man by the name of Charles Alderton of Texas took it upon himself to create a product in this area. The first the U.S. saw of this product was in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition as a new kind of soda pop with 23 flavors. The pharmacist Charles Alderton created it while working in a drug store and offered it to his store owner as a test....   [tags: ugar, carbonated water, and caffeine] 545 words
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The Detrimental Effects of Soda - What is your favorite soda. Coke. Do you know what is in soda. Cutting down on soda can be the geginning of a healthy lifestyle. Studies show that soda, though it tastes good, has many negative effects that outweigh the positive effects. Soda, especially diet, is detrimental to the health of your body. My cousin’s teacher did an experiment with coke. She put a tooth in coke and left it for at least a week. The next time they checked the tooth had disintegrated. The coke had eaten away at the tooth....   [tags: Coke Pepsi] 1006 words
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An Analysis of the New York City Soda Ban - Introduction The obesity epidemic is one of the most pressing issues at this point in both American society and U.S. public policy initiatives. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention 35.9% of U.S. adults over the age of twenty are obese (CDC, 2013). The CDC further notes that 69.2% of U.S. adults twenty years of age and over are overweight (this percentage includes those who are obese). The obesity problem is not exclusive to the adults in the U.S. The CDC notes that 18.4% of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 19 are currently obese (CDC, 2013)....   [tags: Public Policy Initiatives]
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Drinking Diet Soda is not a Solution for Weight Loss - Some people believe that replacing their consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages with that of artificially sweetened drinks helps them lose weight. These artificially sweetened beverages are often called diet soda because they contain no calories in spite of their sweet taste. Sugary Beverages and Body Weight Just a few years ago, scientists conducted a national survey to study the trends on the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) among US adults. They found that in recent decades, there has been a significant rise in the consumption of sugary beverages, which was highest among young adults, especially among black individuals....   [tags: sugar-sweetened beverages, no calories]
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Soda bottle rocket - Soda bottle rocket Purpose The students will investigate the effect of the rocket length upon the distance of flight. The students will also investigate the mass upon the distance flight. Background The students will proof Newton's third law of motion states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Newton's third law also applies to rockets. A rocket gets its lift from the gases pushing out of its tail. The force of the rocket pushing on these gases is the action force. The gases exert an equal but opposite force on the rocket, which forces the rocket up, this is called the reaction force....   [tags: essays research papers] 853 words
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Limiting Reactant Lab Experiment Using Baking Soda and Vinegar - Baking Soda and Vinegar: Limiting Reactant Lab Background The limiting reactant of a chemical reaction is the substance that places an upper bound on the amount of product that the reaction can produce. The limiting reactant places this upper bound because the reaction must stop once all of the limiting reactant is consumed. If the relative amount of reactants is altered, then the limiting reactant may change accordingly. For example, a balanced chemical equation of a certain reaction specifies that an equal number of moles of two substances A and B is required....   [tags: chemistry] 1472 words
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Diet Soda: A Guilt Free Beverage with Harmful Effects on the Body - Diet Soda: A Guilt Free Beverage with Harmful Effects on the Body Think of the countless times at a restaurant you have been put on the spot to choose a beverage once seated by the waiter. Considering what you may have heard about sugar- free soda, would the possibly harmful affects it may have on your body outweigh the number of calories you may be saving by allowing you to consume a high calorie meal. To some, artificially sweetened carbonated beverages, such as diet soda, have the same delicious taste as regular soda, but only with the satisfaction of knowing the beverage spares calories to compensate in a high calorie meal....   [tags: Health ]
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A Critique of Zied’s “Dieting? Why you should Ditch Diet Soda” - ... They think, “Why should I force myself drink a tasteless beverage like water when I could instead enjoy a fizzy flavored drink?” The author claims that caloric intake can be decreased by drinking diet, rather than regular, soda, but evidence does not support its ability to help one to lose weight. Zied’s provides proof to back up this statement—a review from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The author seems to be sticking true to the fact that diet soda should be avoided, but at the beginning of her third paragraph she contradicts herself....   [tags: obesity, calories, contradictions]
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The Effecst of Sugar Consumption in America - ... To stop this madness people will have to give up drinking soda but because Coca-Cola and Pepsi are very high named brands, people will never stop unless the cost of the soda goes up in a ridiculous price, then people will realize what they were drinking. I say it’s a great idea if they taxed soda because of what it’s done to this country only. America is considered the laziest and has the fattest people here. I cannot disagree with that kind of statement because by looking at other countries such as china people are very thin but they have one of the healthiest bodies to do anything....   [tags: diabetes, soda, politics] 653 words
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Global Relationship Between Coca Cola and Green Mountains - ... For Green Mountains it will use the amount invested by Coca-Cola to return the cash to shareholders by share re-purchase system and expand their cold beverage system in the next several years. In this deal Green Mountain is more benefited than the Coca-Cola , but the beverage makers needs to find the ways to sell more carbonated soft drinks to American consumers , the brewing channel which already exists doesn’t change the more enough . Consumers may not be excited about paying, say, $140 for another brewer that makes beverages that are already available in cheap ready-to-drink forms....   [tags: portfolio, soda stream, shareholder] 534 words
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Tell Me What You Eat and I'll Tell You What You Are By Anthelme Brillat Sararin Discusses - ... The objectives of this are decreasing consumption carbonated soft drinks by increasing consumption of water, milk, or 100% fruit juice. To support smart beverage choices, some potential polices should also be implemented, such as eliminating the availability of carbonated soft drinks in public places, especially in school where people spend a great part of their day and also where influence them the most. “One of the way soft drink manufacturers market and sell their products by contracting with school systems.” (Erickson)....   [tags: soda, carbonation, health]
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Soda Consumption and the Risk of Stroke in Men and Women. By: Bernstein, de Koning, Flint, Recrode & Willett, - Literature Review The hypothesis for this research paper is that educational pamphlets provided to Denver School of Nursing students on the health risks of regular and diet soda will not influence the students desire for consumption. “Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, including soda has increased in the United States over the past three decades” (Bernstein, de Koning, Flint, Recrode, & Willett, 2012). The following papers used for this research all emphasize and educate readers on the possible health risks involved in the consumption of sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened beverages....   [tags: health, sweetened beverages]
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Obesity: A Rising Health Issue - Here in the United States, the government has a great deal of influence and say in the way in which people live their daily lives. Everything from the things said on a cell phone to sites searched on the Internet to the laws by which everyone must abide, to say that the government has a fairly decent hold on Americans’ civil liberties would be an understatement. Yes, there is a certain level of freedom here that is not found elsewhere in the world, but there is still quite a bit of government intrusion....   [tags: healthcare cost, soda drinks]
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Soda Tax or Behavior Tax? - ... Consumers crave these products, anticipate the pleasure of consuming them and consequently feel driven to purchase them. The appeal of these junk foods is clearly by design, and some legislators may think that the simplest fix is to increase taxes on these products, making them less attractive to consumers. A similar tax strategy has been employed to curb the use of tobacco products, yet recent studies show this practice has been largely ineffective. In an article written by Seth Mailhot, he states that increased tobacco taxes have had little effect on reducing tobacco use in youths, and “no significant effect on the percentage of adult smokers” (23)....   [tags: unhealthy eating habits, obesity, healthcare costs]
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The Minerals and Chemicals within Glass - ... Unfortunately, the glass produced with this composition is water-soluble which is also known as water glass. This is not suitable for glass bottle since it need to contain water so, to stabilise the glass, other chemical substance is mixed into the composition such as calcium oxide (CaO) and magnesium oxide (MgO). The chemical mixtures are obtained by the addition of lime stone which produce a pure and inert glass. The glass produced is originally colourless and transparent. Addition of different chemicals into the production of the glass results in different colour like green blue or brown....   [tags: temperature, product, ash, soda, sand] 537 words
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Effects - ... Baking soda will make cookies rise during the baking process, once it reacts with an acid. There must be a common acid (examples of acids are: buttermilk, sour cream, citrus juice, vinegar, and cream of tartar) added to the recipe to produce CO2 if the baking soda is being added by itself. Although, there does have to be a balance between the acid in a recipe and the baking soda being added. This causes for a more spread out cookie when only adding baking soda to a cookie recipe. Baking soda is an essential feature in baking powder....   [tags: cookies, chocolate chips, baking soda] 834 words
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Coca Cola Has Come a Long Way - ... One of the most famous advertising slogans in Coca Cola history “The Pause That Refreshes” first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post in 1929. In 2009, the “Open Happiness” campaign was unveiled globally. The central message of “Open Happiness” is an invitation to billions around the world to recess, revive with a Coca Cola, and continue to enjoy one of life’s simple pleasures. The company has a long history of purchases. Coca-Cola purchased Minute Maid in 1960, the Indian cola product Thums Up and Barq's....   [tags: soft drink, soda, minute maid] 719 words
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Cause of Childhood Obesity - “I don't know too many parents that want to feed their kids’ soda, but high-fructose corn syrup is cheap. The price of soda in 20 years has gone down 40 percent, while the price of whole foods, fruits and vegetables, has gone up 40 percent and obesity goes up right along that curve” (Tom Colicchio). Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. We live in a world where our children can step out of their school and walk into a McDonalds. Where soda companies make millions of dollars a year by placing soda machines in schools....   [tags: soda, food, fast food advertisements]
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The Terrible Nature of a Sugary Sweet Heaven - As thousands of soda pops are being shipped out of factories right now, what soda pop are you craving. A regular coke, a Dr.Pepper, or maybe even a Diet Coke. There many different soda pops and carbonated beverages all over the world. Many of these pops are made by companies such as Coke-A-Cola or Pepsi. There is everything on the market to satisfy your cravings and thirst. The only question is which pop should you be drinking. There are studies such as this one taken from (Oaklander) where it shows pops are being drunk at all time highs....   [tags: soda, regular coke, Dr. Pepper, diet coke]
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Shakespeare, Popcorn and a Soda - The goal of this piece of writing is to make a comparative study of the various works of Shakespeare, but not as they are presented in their written form. Rather, I am choosing to explore and compare his works as they have been presented and adapted for contemporary audiences through the medium of film. What is lost in adaptation. What is gained. Do contemporary accoutrements lend themselves to a deeper understanding of the original works; does the "magic" of editing and special effects lend itself to a similar deeper understanding, or does it instead make the work seem too "real?" Rather than seek out various adaptations based upon their critical merits or demerits, I chose to instead...   [tags: European Literature] 2144 words
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The Coca Cola Company - Coca-Cola INTRODUCTION Coca-Cola has been around for generations with the same iconic taste, logo and symbolism. Its brand has represented family and the memories of good times, celebrations and comfort of being with those we love. Unfortunately, the company has not made good marketing decisions in the recent past and has lost relevancy. The purpose of this essay is to assess the conditions that created Coca-Colas marketing problems, evaluate the future of healthy beverages and non-carb drink brand extensions, and provide recommendations to the management....   [tags: Coca Cola, Coke, Soda, Company, Generations]
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Multinational Coca-Cola - A Pharmacist in Atlanta named John Pemberton first created Coca-Cola in 1886. He started to promote his new invention through the local newspaper. The taste of coca cola was a refreshing new experience and people could not get enough it. The drink was considered an ‘intellectual beverage’, ‘temperance drink’, ‘brain tonic’, and it even claims to be able to cure ‘headache, neuralgia, hysteria, melancholy’ and more”(Arandilla 2011). Coca cola continued to advertise without any technology that we use now....   [tags: beverage, advertisement, soda, brand, marketing]
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How PepsiCo Stays on Top - Walk down the snack or beverage aisles of any grocery store and one would discover many of the products on the shelves are produced by PepsiCo. In 1965 Herman W. Lay and Donald Kendell of the Frito-Lay Company and Pepsi-Cola teamed up to form PepsiCo. The operations combined in 1986 under PepsiCo Worldwide Foods and PepsiCo Worldwide Beverages. Merging with Quaker Oats in 2001, PepsiCo became a $25 billion company (Friesner, 2012). What are some things PepsiCo does to consistently and stay towards the top of the food and beverage industry....   [tags: Pepsi, Marketing, Advertisemnts, Soda]
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America's Favorite Beverage: Coca-Cola - ... These generalized memories are what broaden the target audience that the Coca-Cola Company is trying to reach. The language in this advertisement attempts to create a version of America that is full of patriotic thoughts and idealism. The very first line on the advertisement invites you to “stop and think [back] just for a moment”; this automatically triggers a sense of nostalgia in the reader. It also provokes you to think of your favorite memories by spotlighting Americanized stories such as “ a trip down a dirt road in a beat up old jalopy…your team winning…[and] a late night movie you could enjoy a thousand times”....   [tags: Soda Pop, Advertisement, 1950s] 874 words
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Implementing Health Habits - ... Sleep regulates hormones, emotions, and immune system.” For this reason sleeping is my third good habit. I try to sleep about eight to ten hours each day, and between the day I try have some naps. Horseback riding is my fourth good health habit. The Toronto Star mentioned that “pets contribute to their owners to have less nervous tension, less visits to the doctor, and even more possibilities of surviving a heart attack.” Form all the pets I have, the only animal or pet that I spend the most time is with horses....   [tags: optimism, exercise, soda] 601 words
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Mountain Dew - Mountain Dew It's cool and refreshing. It's satisfying and invigorating. It's Mountain Dew. But it's not just regular pop. It's a lifesaver that keeps many college students alert during strenuous moments in their college life. Mountain Dew is a favorite of many students on the GC campus because it is relatively cheap to purchase and not difficult to come across. This power drink can be found in the cafeteria, at the Leaf Raker, and in many of the vending machines on campus. Students can get free refills at the cafeteria and may purchase this drink for 99 cents at the Leaf Raker and $1 from vending machines....   [tags: Soft Drinks Soda Essays] 1078 words
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The Bubbly Drink: A Killer Among Us - Soda or soft drinks are drinks that contain carbonated water and artificial flavors. There are different soda flavors such as lemon, orange, grapes or cola. They have been developing over the past years from soda water to soda drinks with all these unique flavors. Making sweetener for soda has to have a very large amount of sugar. Some people drink soda every day with every meal, so that means they drink more sugar than their body needs. The sugar in soda is making our body flexible to gain more weight and become fat....   [tags: softdrink industry, health hazzard]
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Inside the Outsiders - ... While the narration of Ponyboy gives little reference to Sandy, we do know that she was a very important part of Soda’s life. When Ponyboy asked Soda what love was like, Soda said that it was ‘real nice ’. Connecting back to the theme of ‘staying gold’, that is exactly what Soda is like in the beginning of the story. While not being as idealistic as Ponyboy, it can be concluded that Soda was one happy kid when Sandy was in his life. This was Soda’s ‘gold period’, where he was carefree and happy, being a court jester in the Curtis family as well as a very colorful and lively character in the normally grey setting of the book....   [tags: film analysis] 1044 words
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Automated Sorting and Organizing Systems - Background Research Sorting and Organizing Since the birth of civilization, organization has played an essential role in all aspects of life. The seven wonders of the ancient world could not have been built without extensive organization. The Egyptians made an impressive use of organization when they built the Great Pyramids. They had to organize their workers into different groups, each doing a different job. The architects also had to sort the bricks in order to build the pyramids. They sorted the bricks depending upon size and shape in order to reduce the amount of work they had to do shaping the bricks.1 This effectiveness of sorting can be seen today in the modern world....   [tags: Robotics] 2905 words
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Mentos Experiment - MENTOS + SODA = . Problem: Which brand of soda tested spews the most liquid when three Mentos are doped into a 2-liter of each brand. We know that the reaction between Mentos and soda is an explosion, but what we are trying to figure out is which brand causes the biggest reaction. Hypothesis: If three Mentos are dropped into a 2-liter of Diet Coke, Diet 7-Up, and Dr Thunder, then the Diet Coke will have the largest reaction to the Mentos. Materials: 1 pkg. Mint Mentos candies 2-liter Diet Coke 2-liter Diet 7-Up 2-liter Dr....   [tags: Chemistry] 604 words
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We Should Tax Sugary Drinks and Other Junk Food - Have you ever thought about obesity in America and how to reduce it. Marlow and Shiers state in their viewpoint article, " Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta estimate that obesity now accounts for 9.1 percent of all medical spending-$147 billion in 2008 (Marlow and Shiers)." This means that nearly ten percent, 147 billion dollars, of medical spending in the whole United States is caused by obesity. Not only does it account for almost ten percent of the medical budget, obesity is rampant in children these days....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]
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Taking a Look at Shino Glazes - ... The most important features were a side entrance and domed main chamber that created a partial downdraft, producing a more even and efficient firing than previously possible. Traditional shino glazed wares were kept towards the front chambers of the kiln where the heat was most intense; because of their high clay content they can withstand greater temperatures for longer durations (weeks in traditional climbing chamber kilns). The colors produced by traditional shino include matt and satin white, gray, and red....   [tags: traditional Japanese ceramics] 859 words
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Analysis on Re-Think Commerical - ... The last frame is the start living healthy and Department of Health logo, which makes this commercial credible. Pathos are emotion, the text uses feelings desires, or fears to influence the reader. The pathos in this commercial is at the beginning. A beverage can gets opened and poured into a cup. What comes out is orange junk and leaves you thinking, what. Where's the soda/juice. This made me feel disgusted because in actuality, the orange junk is in comparison to how much sugar soda/juice can contain....   [tags: health, drink, juice, sugar, orange, juck] 653 words
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Ban on Big Drinks - ... Banning big drinks is 100% not going to curb obesity. In fact, in Harvard studies, it states that since the 1960’s, the amount of energy needed per day has decreased 60%. People eat 4.9 meals and snacks a day compared to the 3 meals people are supposed to consume. What this means is that people in fact get most of their energy, and fat of course from snacks. Not soda. This also means that they aren’t burning calories either. It’s not the soda’s fault that people are obese, it’s the people’s lack of knowledge in portion sizes....   [tags: obesity epidemic rates, sweet sodas] 637 words
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White Before Your Eyes Experiment - ... 4. Approximately two drops of iodine solution were then added to the first well. 5. The mixture was stirred with a glass rod, which was then rinsed to prevent contamination of the other trials. 6. Observations of this mixture were recorded in the “Mixed with Iodine” column of the observations table (table 1). 7. Approximately two drops of hydrochloric acid (HCl) was added to the second well. 8. The mixture was stirred with a glass rod, which was then rinsed to prevent contamination of the other trials....   [tags: results report] 1439 words
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Policy Advocacy Brief - The California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1999 by Southern California Public Health Association (SCPHA) and California Public Health Association-North (CPHA-N). CCPHA “raises awareness about critical public health issues and mobilizes communities to promote the establishment of effective state and local health policies (www.ccpha.org).” CCPHA focuses its advocacy mission on current public health problems facing the state of California....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Billions In Tax Dollars Subsidize The Junk Food Industry - With the concern over obesity in this country, especially childhood obesity, who except for the beverage industry would not be concerned that our taxpayer dollars are going to subsidize one of the most high empty calorie food items on the market. Over $4 billion taxpayer dollars are used by the government to pay for sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) this last year for SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, formerly Food Stamps). SNAP stated goal is to provide nutritional food support for the 47 million low income people it serves....   [tags: Food Stamps, SNAP]
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Banning of Sugary Drinks - ... Yes, however, sugary drinks are not the only cause of obesity, but eating habits, low exercise, and not enough water. “Whose will be affected?” (Wasink, Brian, and David Just. “Soda Ban Will Fall and Jeopardize. US News). Fast food restaurants have disadvantages as 7-Eleven for example; McDonalds will still be allowed to offer free refills, although they only will sell the cups of 16 ounces. Consumers will take the same amount of refreshment. Furthermore, people will find a way to get their same sugary amount considered....   [tags: health care issues and policies]
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Rethinking an Argument against Fat Taxes in the US - While nobody denies we have a problem with taxation in this country for food, beverages, and everything that we buy in general, I believe that we should have a fat tax to detour people from buying soda and other fattening foods. We should also ban sodas and other fattening foods from vending machines in schools, and replace them with more healthy selections. In the article “What You Eat Is Your Business”, the author claims, Americans need to be more responsible for their own health and the government should not become involved (Balko)....   [tags: fat tax, taxation, USA, Obama,] 1894 words
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Homemade Remedies to Help with Acne - ... This method is beneficial in that it’s all natural, doesn’t have irritating fragrance, it’s cheap, no alcohol and easy to use. However, you should not use this method if your skin is allergic to the mask or it dries out your face. 2. Honey cleansing In this method you can use honey in four different ways to treat acne. You can use honey only or make a mask with honey and sugar, honey and corn flour or honey with lemon. i) When using honey only first wash your face and then apply about ½ teaspoon of raw honey on your face and by use of dampened fingers massage your face and then rinse....   [tags: facial oil, washing, acne] 561 words
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Proposed Soft Drink Ban of Sodas Larger than 24 ounces in the City of Sioux Falls - ... The first and foremost problem with this proposal is that it will have little to no measurable effect on the city of Sioux Falls. The ban does not have the power to prevent citizens from buying more than one beverage, so there is nothing to stop an individual from buying two 20 ounce soft drinks and drinking both of them. This structural flaw would allow for individuals to effectively circumvent the soda ban. Essentially, the ban would be making a minor inconvenience for the citizens who have the intent of drinking more than 24 ounces of soft drink....   [tags: trying to make a healthier city] 545 words
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Soft Drinks Are Toxic - When a person is deciding what to eat and drink, they must always look at how it will affect them, regardless of how good it tastes. Every food is filled with things that are good and bad. Soft drinks are the most consumed beverage in the world today. Unfortunately, soft drinks are extremely toxic. Whether soft drinks satisfy thirst and taste good, this should not be a good enough reason to drink it. We should all do our bodies a favor and stop drinking soda. By replacing soft drinks with healthier beverages, many toxins will be eliminated....   [tags: Health Essays] 1009 words
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Obesity in The United States - ... In my opinion and certainly yours it is just as important as the other rules. Today more than two-thirds of the Americans are now overweight or obese. This is not astonishing because today worldwide there are more than 529,860,458 obese and fat people. The scientists at Harvard have predicted that the unhealthy diet and the lack of physical movement and activities will make the children have shorter lives than their parents or even their grandparents. The government in the U.S and in some other countries did start trying to stop trans-fat in restaurants, might even consider to tax on sodas to support fund the nutrition programs and to ban fast food and sodas in schools....   [tags: public health concerns, nutrition]
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Advertising History of Coca Cola - Back then, Coca Cola was a nerve tonic. Yet, Coca Cola is the most popular soft drink of our time, how could this be. Well, you shall soon find out since the origins, until the current times. You will be taught how “Pemberton’s French Wine Coca” also known today as Coca Cola, became so popular and many fats you may have never heard of before. This phenomenon started in 1884.. Vin Mariani was the beginning of the invention of Coca-Cola. Vin Mariani was originally a tonic made by Angelo Mariani, a chemist who found use in coca leaves in his drinks....   [tags: marketing strategies] 1270 words
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Avoiding Obesity as a Child - ... While fruit juice is a better option than soda, you should still try to stay away from drinking it. Sport drinks are also high in sugar. They have many empty calories. They do have options out on the market for zero calorie sport drinks. When it comes to the best drink option, water is the way to go. Companies have recognized that people are looking for a better drink option than soda, sport drinks, and fruit drinks. They have started to make flavor additives to help the water taste better. This is a good idea for people who just do not like to drink plain water....   [tags: healthy diet, sugar drinks] 1075 words
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What is Eating America? - ... America has a sweet tooth. The average American consumes two to three pounds of sugar per week and 156 pounds each year, on a per capita basis, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Of course, those foods include things like candy, soda, and junk food but plenty of sugar is hiding in places where you might not expect it. Some types of crackers, yogurt, ketchup, and peanut butter, for example, are laden with sugar frequently in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, or HFCS....   [tags: high in calories, low in nutrients]
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Carbonated Soft Drinks - How Do They Work? - Carbonated Soft Drinks - How Do They Work. Carbonated soft drinks have a huge history since their foremost inception. They are sweetened carbonated water, i.e. sugar laced aqueous solution of Carbon dioxide; and conventionally they are served, as well as enjoyed, chilled. The term ‘soft’ is basically an obligatory benchmark for carbonated drink makers that sets the limits of solute in the solution to less than or equal to 0.5% by volume. The earliest instances of soft drinks were sherbets made in ancient Arabic high societies....   [tags: Nutrition ] 550 words
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Why I Want to Become a Lawyer - ... However, law is not my sole academic interest. I am also drawn to subjects involving the big bucks- that is, economics. I became familiar with money at an early age by selling Girl Scout cookies to the locals. I took it a step further as a teenager with a job at Wendy’s, where I have learned firsthand about production efficiency and frugality. Working in the fast food industry has taught me that something as simple as the chronology of one’s order can save money (for example, instead of ordering a combo with a frosty as the drink and then getting an extra small soda, order a combo with a soda as the drink and an extra small frosty....   [tags: statement of purpose, career choices] 562 words
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Fast Food and the Increase in Obesity in America - Every month, at least ninety percent of Americans visit a fast food restaurant and about forty- five percent of them make it a weekly occurrence. These statistics make it safe to say Americans are obsessed with fast food, but why are Americans addicted to these restaurants. Is it the low prices, quick service or the taste of the food. According to Eric Schlosser, the author of Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side off the All-American Meal, he believes “It’s easy, it's filling, and it's convenient and inexpensive.” Therefore, the consumption of fast food is now directly correlated to the obesity epidemic in America....   [tags: Mind Set, Super Sizing]
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Obesity and Eating Disorders: The Two Extreme Eating Behaviors - On the eating spectrum, there seems to be two opposite extremes, obesity and eating disorders. Most people would categorize their eating behavior as normal or between these two extremes. However, these two conditions are still prevalent in society today. Although rare, eating disorders and obesity have a long history of origin. These conditions, while requiring attention and response, created other concepts and theories. Restraint theory is one that stemmed from curious minds of different eating behavior....   [tags: obesity, eating disorder, restraint theory] 2545 words
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Recycle the Present, Save the Future: Effects of Recycling - Recycle the Present, Save the Future: Effects of Recycling Approximately 99% of all soda cans are solely made of aluminum; because of this it is highly important that we recycle. Additionally, more than 80 billion aluminum cans are used in the United States every year. Aluminum recycling can have disastrous effects; everyone should be required to recycle it because it is a big factor involved with saving our Earth. There are many metals in the world that aren’t nearly as used as aluminum so it isn’t as imperative that they are recycled, but with this world wide used metal we must take a stand....   [tags: aluminum, trash, environment] 1444 words
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What Was the US Like in the 1950's? - What was it like to live in America in the 1950’s, which in my opinion, is one of the best decades there ever was. I found that the 1950’s were a time of great advancement and progress. I’ve always loved and enjoyed reading books and watching television shows about the 1950’s, so when I had to pick a topic for this paper I chose this wonderful decade. I have thoroughly enjoyed learning new things about my favorite decade. Let’s find out what it was like to be an American in the 1950’s. Like I said before, 1950’s America was so full of new and improved things....   [tags: automobile, inventions, barbie] 1953 words
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Is Fast Food the Cause to Obesity? - Is Fast Food the Cause to Obesity, or is it Just a Factor. Over three hundred thousand deaths occur every year due to obesity. Obesity adds over one hundred seventeen billion dollars in health care every year (Stern 11). Obesity is an ongoing epidemic in the United States as well as in other countries. Kids eat out more than often, portion sizes are exceeded, and fast food has started being served in school cafeterias. Eating out often leaves the consumer used to eating above average portions .They then think that these portion sizes are normal, when really they are way above normal....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Epidemia] 1053 words
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Why Diet Coke is Worse Than Coke - ... The consumption of too many diet drinks could lead to the resistance of insulin. If you resist insulin for too long your body’s blood pressure can raise and your cholesterol will increase as well. The high blood pressure can lead to stroke, heart attacks, and even death. We know that diet coke can cause major health problems, but the minor troubles aren’t that great either. Newsmaxhealth.com claims that a new study in the journal Dentistry found the acidity in no-calorie soft drinks can damage teeth as badly as methamphetamine or crack cocaine....   [tags: weight, health, calories]
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Negative Effects of Energy Drinks - Stroll into any high school or college and one will definitely find energy drinks. Energy drinks are served in tall cans with garish designs and slogans designed to catch the attention of children and teenagers. But what are they. Commercials will tell people that just by drinking them, they can stay up all night, ace a test, score with a girl, and be happy. Some have even said to give you superpowers. According to the advertising campaigns, energy drinks are equivalent to omnipotence in a can. But are energy drinks all they claim to be....   [tags: superpowers, sugars, caffeine, heart failure]
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