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Energy drinks severely damage tooth enamel: Study


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) An alarming spike in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among teens, is irreversibly damaging the tooth enamel with their high acid content, says ... Read more...

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Caffeine intake while breastfeeding harms baby


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Caffeine intake by breastfeeding women may trigger wakefulness and irritability in their babies as they are unable to metabolize or excrete the compound, says an expert. ... Read more...

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Energy drinks can be dangerous, says study


July 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Caffeine-rich energy drinks pose dangerous health risks and may cause seizures, strokes or even death, a study carried by the NGO Centre for Science and ... Read more...

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Taiwan destroys two tonnes of chemical-tainted drinks


June 12th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Taiwan has destroyed over two tonnes of beverages believed to be tainted with a "dangerous chemical", a media report said.Authorities inspected 16,000 stores over the past ... Read more...

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Chemical used in plastics found in Taiwan-made food


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) A chemical used to make plastic soft and flexible, that can also affect hormone balance in the human body, has been detected in a number of ... Read more...

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Study blasts the idea of giving energy drinks to kids


May 31st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study says water and not energy drink should be given to sporty children. Energy drinks are mainly used by sports personalities to replace the ... Read more...

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Keep kids away from energy drinks


May 30th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Children should stick to drinking water after exercise as energy and sports drinks contain high levels of caffeine and other harmful substances, researchers say.In a new ... Read more...

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Marathon runners who finish first lose maximum weight


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Marathon runners who finish a race fastest, also lose the largest proportion of their body weight, according to a study. Conversely, those who actually gain weight ... Read more...

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Drinking too much during race ‘cuts runners’ chances of winning’


December 21st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): It has always been believed that runners should keep their bodies hydrated during races and so, drink a lot of fluids during a race or a marathon, but ... Read more...

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Energy drinks ‘just a waste of money’, says expert


October 4th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): All those who are spending money on those energy sports drinks are just wasting their money-as they just end up consuming lots of extra calories, warns an expert.Nick ... Read more...

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Study: Teens think that sports drinks are healthy


September 28th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a recent health survey the popular misconception amongst teens is that they think health drinks available in stores are healthy.University of Texas researchers reported that teens ... Read more...

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Sugary sports drinks not as healthy as thought


September 28th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): The flavoured and sports beverages containing sugar are not as healthy as believed.Researchers at the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas ... Read more...

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Energy drinks really do work


September 7th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 07 (ANI): A Scottish research has suggested that energy drinks really do help athletes improve their endurance and levels of performance.The study of young sportsmen and women found that consuming ... Read more...

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Lauren Froderman Comes Out As The Undisputed Winner Of “So You Think You Can Dance”


August 13th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "So You Think You Can Dance" finale was aired last on Fox at 8 p.m. and the world watched their most deserving and qualified three finalists ... Read more...

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Rochester man, 75, to run 135 miles in 3 days in 50C Death Valley heat


July 7th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A 75-year-old man from Rochester has signed up to run 135 miles in three days in the scorching heat of California's Death Valley to help raise money for ... Read more...

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Coke to pull out of Mexican schools to promote anti-obesity drive


June 11th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Soft-drink major Coca-Cola will pull its products out of nearly 300,000 public schools in Mexico in an effort to comply with the government's call to reduce obesity ... Read more...

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Chocolate milk the best bet for post-exercise recovery


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Drinking chocolate milk after a workout offers advantages for post-exercise performance and muscle repair, new research suggests.In a series of four studies, presented at the American College of ... Read more...

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PepsiCo to jettison syrupy drinks in schools worldwide


March 17th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): PepsiCo desires to do away with sugared drinks in schools universally, following the triumph of the agenda in the U.S. that was zoomed ... Read more...

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Ian Thorpe admits being hit by recession


February 13th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb. 13 (ANI): Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe has admitted that the recession has taken its toll on his business empire.The Olympic legend has recently suffered serious cashflow problems after ... Read more...

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Adding flaxseed to juices, salads, jellies can help fight prostate cancer


September 16th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Adding flaxseeds to juices, salads or pancake batter can help ward off prostate cancer, say experts."It's the omega 3 fatty acids and the lignan present in flaxseed that ... Read more...

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Three guilty of airline bomb plot bigger than 9/11


September 8th, 2009 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Three men have been found guilty of plotting to kill thousands of people by blowing up planes flying from London to America with home-made liquid bombs, BBC reported ... Read more...

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Popular antioxidant doesn’t boost athletic performance


September 4th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief, antioxidant quercetin doesn't boost athletic performance, say researchers.Quercetin is a naturally occurring antioxidant found in the skins of fruits, leafy vegetables, and berries, as ... Read more...

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Students should hydrate, eat properly for peak physical performance


August 2nd, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): For kids going back to school means football, cross country, cheerleading, and lacrosse. However, such activities usually take place outdoors, in the extreme heat of summer. But kids ... Read more...

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Low-fat choco milk ‘as effective as sports drinks’


June 2nd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Low-fat chocolate milk provides an equal or potentially superior muscle recovery after exercise than specially designed sports drinks, claims a new study.The research from James Madison University has ... Read more...

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Cereal, skimmed milk good alternative to expensive sports drinks


May 14th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Cereal and milk can offer a less expensive alternative to sports drinks, say scientists.Exercise physiologist Lynne Kammer, from The University of Texas at Austin, came to this ... Read more...

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Energy drinks stoke brain to boost athletic performances


April 16th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) Sugary drinks and sweets can really boost athletic performance in endurance events, but how? Ed Chambers and colleagues not only show that sugary drinks can significantly boost performance ... Read more...

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Even rinsing mouth with energy drinks can boost athletes’ performance


April 15th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Energy drinks are known to boost athletes' performances. Now, a new study has shown that the drinks' benefits are felt even if the drink is spat out rather ... Read more...

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Replacing sugar-sweetened beverages with water may curb childhood obesity


April 7th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Children and adolescents can be prevented from consuming an average of 235 excess calories per day by replacing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with water, according to a ... Read more...

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Sports drinks can cause tooth erosion


April 4th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Sipping sports drinks may boost your energy levels but they have a flip side - they may erode your teeth. In a study, researchers found that their prolonged consumption ... Read more...

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Sports drink consumption ’causes tooth erosion’


April 4th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Sports drinks may boost your performance on the pitch, but they won't repeat the act for your sparkling smile, say scientists.NYU dental researchers have found that the energy-boosting ... Read more...

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Energy drinks ‘harmful for people with high BP, heart disease’


March 26th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Energy drinks may prove harmful for people with hypertension and heart disease, says a new study.The Henry Ford Hospital research, which will be published online in the Annals ... Read more...

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Post-exercise meals can negate the benefit of physical workouts


August 31st, 2008 - 10:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 31 (ANI): Three new studies have suggested that consuming meals after exercising may go against the overall health benefits that physical work outs create. The three studies, published by ... Read more...

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Too much water is hazardous for health


July 1st, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Health experts suggest drinking plenty of fluids during exercise to help avoid dehydration but according to new study, too much water can be very dangerous.The new study ... Read more...

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Sugar-sweetened beverages large part of US kids, teens’ diets


June 3rd, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health has shown that kids and teens in the U.S. are now getting more of ... Read more...

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Popular energy drinks cause tooth erosion, says study


March 16th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 16 (IANS) Energy drinks are fast gaining popularity and may give you that extra zing, but they are bad for your teeth, a new study contends. More than sodas ... Read more...

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