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How to cut back on juice

June 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Many public health officials are now warning patients that fruit juice poses many of the same health risks as soda when it comes to obesity and diabetes. Here are some concrete actions can consumers take. Continue Reading

Soda tax not so sweet

January 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

26,000 premature deaths could be prevented, study findsThe soda tax is back on the table, and this time proponents say that a tax of a penny per ounce of sugar-sweetened beverage would not only raise $13 billion a year but also save $17 billion in medical costs by reducing the incidence of heart disease and diabetes. Continue Reading