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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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Limiting the Amount of Soda Intake - In our world today, everything is about going faster. Get through work so you can spend your weekend doing what you would rather spend time on. Get through this meeting to move on to the next meeting. Get through school in order to start life. Feeling productive could be called a human instinct by now, and caffeine intake (via soda, specifically) is one way that humans use to speed up the process. However, when it comes down to it, soda is an extremely sugary substance. And while others may think that it should be limited as a caffeinated drink, it would make sense that the size limit places businesses on limits....   [tags: sugar, speed, caffeinated, obesity, drink] 612 words
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Discovering the Secrets of Soda - Have you ever wondered what ingredients are are really inside soda and what effect it does to your body. Could there be ways companies make soda healthier but taste the same. The main ingredients soda have in them are sugar, caffeine and different acids that create the fizzy taste. Caffeine is added in soda as a stimulant. Stimulants increase activity happening in your brain. Stimulations have elevate your mood and your awareness. Caffeine has several good effects like increasing energy or mental awareness....   [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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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” - Obesity rates have skyrocketed. The majority of Americans would most likely express a desire to lose weight. People all over the country have resorted to drinking diet soda, because they believe that it is a healthier option than the full-calorie version of the popular beverage. In her article “Dieting. Why you should Ditch Diet Soda,” author Elisa Zied provides insight on the detriments that Diet Cola might actually cause to one’s health. She denies the popular belief that the beverage will help one to keep off the pounds, and provides a contradictory opinion of the fizzy drink....   [tags: obesity, calories, contradictions]
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The Effecst of Sugar Consumption in America - From the past two centuries, sugar has corrupted human bodies all over the world. The majority of the foods that we eat today have sugar in them, which could cause metabolic syndrome. The effect for metabolic syndrome to a human body are diabetes, health problems such as obesity in the system which makes a human intake more food then he or she supposed to and also could cause dental health such as the teeth. The effects that diabetes has on the body are bad circulation through the body which could lead to death, high blood pressure, heart disease and if I am not mistaken cancer....   [tags: diabetes, soda, politics] 653 words
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Tell Me What You Eat and I'll Tell You What You Are By Anthelme Brillat Sararin Discusses - “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are” by Anthelme Brillat Sararin. Have you ever thought that what you enjoy consuming everyday turn out to be a silent killer. For decays, soft drinks have been always children and young adult favorite beverage. During the past generation, carbonated soft drink consumption is dramatically increasing in worldwide in general and the United States in particular by all demographic groups, especially teenagers. Beside obesity and other health problems, caused by excess intakes of sugar and calorie, consuming soft drinks everyday also leads to serious oral health problem....   [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? - Imposing a tax on high calorie beverages and junk foods is not a practical solution that will cure America’s obesity epidemic. This action would have more of a punitive effect on low income individuals and would do little to motivate those with higher incomes to curb their excessive consumption of empty calories. There are alternative actions that our government can implement to encourage positive behaviors, such as increasing the availability of public greenways and other venues for physical activities....   [tags: unhealthy eating habits, obesity, healthcare costs]
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Effects - Chocolate chip cookies are some of the most delectable snacks out there; they satisfy our sweet tooth with one simple bite. Chocolate chip cookies are baked in all different shapes and sizes, depending on the recipe you are making. You can do this by adding baking soda to a recipe, only adding baking powder to a recipe or even adding both. You can do the same with granulated sugar and brown sugar only adding either one of those to a recipe. These four different ingredients all have different effects and affect a cookie in different ways....   [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 - Coca-Cola is an American created multimillion dollar company who is best known for their non-alcoholic line of beverages. This company has been around for circa 120 years, so one can only imagine the amount of effort and thought that goes into an advertisement for this company. Everything, from the word choice to the graphics, is strategically placed, positioned and premeditated in order to optimize the effect that the advertisement has on not just the targeted consumer group but the goodwill of the company name....   [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 - I had a lot of doubts about the Outsiders movie. I didn’t think that the cold, stark setting of Hinton’s book would translate well into a family or teen film, especially if the director, Francis Ford Coppola, made a bunch of story and plot changes. But overall, when I watched it I did enjoy it, partly because I liked the story of the book and had few if any changes with that area. The entire premises of the book and the movie revolves around the Greasers and the Socs, two rival groups that fight over personal pride and bitterness between social classes....   [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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Analysis on Re-Think Commerical - I am analyzing a commercial put on by the Hawaii State Department of Health's statewide health promotion campaign. This commercial is titled Re-think your drink and shows why choosing water, 100% juice, and low fat/1% milk is a healthier choice in beverages. Drinking one can of soda or juice a day can make a person 10 pounds heavier a year. Rhetorical devices that I have found in this text are pathos and ethos. The purpose of this analysis is to determine whether this commercial is effective or persuasive....   [tags: health, drink, juice, sugar, orange, juck] 653 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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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 - Acne is a disease which is a real problem to almost everyone and more so during adolescence but what many don’t know is that there are easy do it yourself home remedies for acne. You can use the following simple effective methods to treat acne. 1. Baking soda mask It’s easy to make a baking soda acne mask to get rid of that troubling look. All you need to have is baking soda, towel and some water. You follow the following steps; i) Form a thick paste by mixing a spoonful of baking soda with some water....   [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 - Mayor Mike Huether has proposed a ban on sales of fountain soft drinks in the city of Sioux Falls. The proposal would effectively end the sale of all fountain soft drinks larger than 24 ounces at all city regulated businesses including restaurants, hotels, gas stations, etc. Much like the proposed soda ban set forth by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mayor Mike Huether's proposal has the intent of making Sioux Falls a healthier city. There are many people that believe a ban on 'oversized' soft drinks would be beneficial in the fight against obesity, while those who oppose such a legislation see it is an infringement of the people's rights....   [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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Tell me what you eat - “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are”, written by Anthelme Brillat Sararin, emphasizes the importance of food and drinks to a person. Have you ever thought that what you enjoy consuming everyday could turn out to be your silent killer. For decades, soft drinks have been always the favorite beverages of mostly children and young adults. During the past generations, carbonated soft drink consumption has been dramatically increasing worldwide in general and in the United States in particular....   [tags: obesity, healthy food, nutrition]
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Obesity in The United States - In view of the alarming increasing in the rise of obesity and the resulting public health concern, governments should take an active role in controlling what we eat. In view of the alarming increasing in the rise of obesity and the resulting public health concern, governments should take an active role in controlling what we eat. This is a very a controversial topic and at first I said to myself why should I care it is the people’s choice to die, but then I realized that someday my grandchildren will be fat and they will inevitably get married to fat people....   [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 - Avoiding obesity as a child We all know that in today’s society looks are important. They should not be, but they do play some role in who we are. Now ask yourself, if looks are important to your kids, shouldn’t the food that they eat also be just as important. A healthy diet plays a major role in how your children feel and act. So when it comes to our kids, we want them to be healthy and have all the advantages that other kids have. One big step is to have a good diet for your children and make sure they get the important nutrients they need every day....   [tags: healthy diet, sugar drinks] 1075 words
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Cocaine verus Crack Cocaine - Cocaine originated from South America, from coca leaves. Originally, the coca leaves were chewed by workers to decrease fatigue, improve endurance and have a greater resistance to the cold. This was to benefit the workers so they could work longer hours and be more productive. In 1855 the active ingredient in cocaine was isolated from the leaves, and in 1880 it was used as a local anesthetic (Nunes,2006). It was also used in coca cola. In 1855, coca cola was a soda beverage that contained sixty milligrams of cocaine for every eight ounces of the beverage....   [tags: hard core drugs]
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What is Eating America? - The American food supply is so polluted with metabolic and intestinal poisons that you have to read the food labels. Even though it is a pain you really should know what you are eating better yet what is eating you. The biggest problem is that the American diet is too rich in sugar and too rich in fat. We have come to the point where the food that corporations are producing is nothing more than a mixture of fat and sugar to form edible substances to satisfy our needs. The American diet is high in calories and low in nutrients....   [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 - Some call me argumentative- I prefer the term dialectical. It is true, I enjoy debates more than the average person. Nothing compares to the thrill of triumphantly dispelling an opponent’s case and swaying an audience to my side. On top of that, I have a sincere appreciation and talent for writing, reading comprehension, and grammar. With these attributes, I feel destined for a career in law. Yet, it is more than just my personal tastes that have led to my interest in legal services. Growing up with a disorder, I have developed empathy for people with disabilities and a desire to help them by advocating for their rights....   [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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