Why Higher Taxes on Sugary Foods Don’t Work

Huffington Post – Politics Patrick Luciani The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) has just come out with new guidelines to lower consumption of what they call “added sugar” to no more than 10 per cent — or ideally 5 per cent — of total calorie intake per day. That number today is around 13 per…

Coca-Cola Tests Lower Calorie Soda in Colatown

BY KRISTY EPPLEY RUPON COLUMBIA, SC — Columbia’s Fresh Market is among the test sites for the new Coca-Cola Life product, which has a third fewer calories and sugar than the original Coke. Glass bottles of the new Coke, which uses a sweetener blend of sugar and the stevia leaf extract, went on sale this…