Energy & Sports

Ag Committee weighs whether SNAP should pay for sugary drinks

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Prohibiting the purchase of sugar-sweetened beverages and other “unhealthy” foods and beverages with SNAP benefits, also known as food stamps, likely would not discourage their consumption, but would be costly and difficult for retailers to implement, industry stakeholders argued on Capitol Hill last week. 

It's not just cricket...researchers are increasingly assessing a range of insects for their protein potential.  ©iStock

Whey out? Could cricket protein rival whey as a sports nutrition and functional drinks ingredient?

A study estimated has estimated the potential ramifications caused by overconsumption of sugary beverages in Canada. ©iStock/piotr_malczyk

Canadians will have a steep price to pay if sugary drink consumption continues to rise, study finds

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European soda makers vow to reduce added sugar by further 10%

BPA is used as coatings on the inside of many food and beverage cans. ©iStock

Prenatal BPA exposure may lead to weight issues later in life: Mice study

The energy drinks market is evolving as its core audience has matured and brands are expanding their marketing platforms. ©iStock/Elisanth_

The energy drinks market is maturing - and so should brands’ marketing strategies, says XYIENCE

With an approachable price point and 'tasteless' turmeric, ARYA Curcumin+ is targeting a mainstream consumer audience.

ARYA Curcumin+ aims to be turmeric beverage with mainstream appeal

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'Bold' obesity plan in Scotland would see manufacturers suffer, says industry

'Consumers are turning to the flavor profile of a standard carbonate, rather than traditional energy drink tastes'

Monster Energy Ultra Citron launches as low calorie energy drinks rise 32%

Elevated levels of the inflammatory protein IL-1β has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. ©iStock/ArtTim

Does caffeine keep you younger for longer? Stanford study thinks so

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