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Artificial Sweetener Smackdown

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 26, 2014
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

Although I’m a man of science—or at least a sciency man-child—my dislike of artificial sweeteners has always defied logic. Sure, the government considers them “Generally Recognized as Safe”, but as saccharin’s

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Diet soda: weight loss wonder or canned crap?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 27, 2014
Filed Under: Fight the Power!, Studies A Go-Go

Wouldn’t it be rad if diet soda and other “foods” packed with artificial sweeteners were, like, miracle foods? That way, we could eat and drink them all day long while losing weight, reversing diabetes, clearing

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Junk Food and Politics: Just say Know!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | July 20, 2012
Filed Under: Uncategorized

In this muy caliente political year, it looks like even our dinner plates won’t be spared at the ballet box. Over in New York, Mayor Bloomberg is trying to ban sodas and sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces from the town̵

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Can’t fit in your jeans? Blame your genes!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 28, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Hooray! Science has uncovered yet another scapegoat for what a fat, lazy society we’ve become. No, it’s not a new kind of corn-based sweetener and no, McDonald’s hasn’t finally started triple-sizing their m

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Is Diet Soda really the Villain?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | December 1, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

There’s a really thorough article over at WebMD today dissecting current wisdom diet sodas cause weight gain. Turns out all the news stories and blog postings cite the same few studies: research in rats conducted by two inve

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Slanted soda slamming.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 25, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

I’m all about crackin’ the whip on sodas and other sugary drinks, but I’m not a fan of twisting science to suit one’s agenda, so while this new study appearing in the journal Circulation supposedly showing

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Soda saps your spunken.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | March 31, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

My fellow Fitness Nerd Steve wrote a ripper of an article recently entitled “Top Ten Reasons to Give Up Soda.” If you’re looking for a scapegoat in the obesity epidemic, look no further than soda. It’s the

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As long as I’m trashing soft drinks…

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | March 9, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

And now this from the BBC: The US soft drinks industry says it has dramatically cut the number of high-calorie soft drinks sold in US schools as part of a drive to tackle obesity. The American Beverage Association said shipments o

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Coked-up.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | March 8, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

My name is Denis and I’m a sodaholic. I gave up meat in my twenties. Although I eventually re-introduced some seafood, I haven’t had a hamburger in over 15 years. I go weeks without coffee or alcohol. Refined sugar hol

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Soda tax follow-up.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 18, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Me thinks the Real Fitness Nerd hath already said all it needs to say regarding the whole “should soda-pop be taxed?” issue, yet the debate rages on and it’s our duty to tell you about it, so here’s the 411

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