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#Fizzy Drinks

# fizzy-drinks - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?

Mar 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 67,951 Views 42 Comments

Care for a Coke?

# fizzy-drinks - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Poll: Would graphic photos on cans stop you from buying sugary drinks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would graphic photos on cans stop you from buying sugary drinks?

Jun 3rd 2018, 8:30 AM 17,574 Views 62 Comments

The study found that people were less likely to buy the fizzy drinks when images were on the cans.

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Study finds possible link between cancer and ultra-processed foods like TV dinners
# Science
# Science

Study finds possible link between cancer and ultra-processed foods like TV dinners

Feb 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,180 Views 39 Comments

The study’s authors said this “may drive an increasing burden of cancer in the next decades”.

# fizzy-drinks - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax
# Cut The Fizz
# Cut The Fizz

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax

Oct 10th 2017, 9:30 PM 66,556 Views 147 Comments

There will be a tax of 30c per litre on drinks with over eight grams of sugar per 100 millilitres.

# fizzy-drinks - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year
# The Shocking Tooth
# The Shocking Tooth

Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year

Dec 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 7,595 Views 16 Comments

Children aged 11 to 18 consume on average 234 cans of sugar-sweetened soft drinks each year.

# fizzy-drinks - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax
# Obesity
# Obesity

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

Oct 9th 2016, 6:45 AM 7,879 Views 70 Comments

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

# fizzy-drinks - Friday 15 July, 2016

The Definitive DailyEdge.ie Hierarchy of Irish Fizzy Drinks
# Fizzy Drinks
From The Daily Edge
# Fizzy Drinks

The Definitive DailyEdge.ie Hierarchy of Irish Fizzy Drinks

Jul 15th 2016, 2:30 PM 13,203 Views 29 Comments

Don’t argue with us.

# fizzy-drinks - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks
# Fighting Obesity
# Fighting Obesity

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks

Mar 16th 2016, 2:12 PM 19,756 Views 115 Comments

There has been a push in Ireland in recent years to get such a tax introduced.

# fizzy-drinks - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Sorry Leo, fizzy drinks won't be taxed
# It's A No Go
# It's A No Go

Sorry Leo, fizzy drinks won't be taxed

Oct 13th 2015, 4:20 PM 8,413 Views 27 Comments

The Health Minister had asked for a 20% tax on the drinks to help tackle obesity.

# fizzy-drinks - Saturday 1 August, 2015

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels
# Fizzy Pop Fightback
# Fizzy Pop Fightback

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels

Aug 1st 2015, 8:15 AM 16,907 Views 39 Comments

It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 30 March, 2015

Bad news -- people who drink diet soda put on way more belly fat than those who don't
# Not So Diet
From The Daily Edge
# Not So Diet

Bad news -- people who drink diet soda put on way more belly fat than those who don't

Mar 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,967 Views 7 Comments

Soz, Diet Coke fans.

# fizzy-drinks - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink
# Was It Fizzy Orange?
# Was It Fizzy Orange?

Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink

Mar 18th 2015, 9:54 PM 17,173 Views 28 Comments

Traces of his DNA were found on the rim of the can.

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Watch Irish people taste weird American fizzy drinks
# Ew
From The Daily Edge
# Ew

Watch Irish people taste weird American fizzy drinks

Nov 20th 2014, 2:00 PM 6,993 Views 7 Comments

And this isn’t Coke we’re talking here.

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 5 June, 2014

New York City goes to court to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks
# Soda Ban
# Soda Ban

New York City goes to court to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks

Jun 5th 2014, 3:15 PM 13,769 Views 36 Comments

The regulation has been staunchly opposed by restaurants, cinemas and fizzy drinks makers.

# fizzy-drinks - Friday 16 May, 2014

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 24 February, 2014

Diet Coke addict suffers hallucinations after drinking up to 50 cans a day
# Diet Riot
From The Daily Edge
# Diet Riot

Diet Coke addict suffers hallucinations after drinking up to 50 cans a day

Feb 24th 2014, 10:34 AM 4,982 Views 3 Comments

She claims to have spent as much as £150,000 on the fizzy drink over 30 years. SCREAM.

# fizzy-drinks - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet
# Sweet Tooth
# Sweet Tooth

Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet

Feb 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 509 Views 88 Comments

The Department of Education has stopped short of taking a concrete step that would reduce the amount of junk food eaten by children in schools: banning junk food vending machines from schools.

# fizzy-drinks - Friday 17 January, 2014

The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work
# Impending Doom
From The Daily Edge
# Impending Doom

The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work

Jan 17th 2014, 1:00 PM 53,736 Views 35 Comments

You’ve made a terrible mistake.

# fizzy-drinks - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Debunked: Does sugar make children hyperactive?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Does sugar make children hyperactive?

Aug 25th 2013, 10:30 AM 15,986 Views 67 Comments

Although we are quick to lay the blame on fizzy pop and chocolate, studies show that they might not have anything to do with hyperactivity.

# fizzy-drinks - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Column: If you want to eat fatty foods go ahead – but you should pay for the consequences
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: If you want to eat fatty foods go ahead – but you should pay for the consequences

Mar 16th 2013, 7:45 AM 11 Views 62 Comments

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had his proposal to outlaw big sugary drinks shot down – but the incident has nevertheless raised questions about where personal freedom ends and government obligation begins, writes Aaron McKenna.

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 18 February, 2013

Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising
# Obesity
# Obesity

Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising

Feb 18th 2013, 10:24 AM 17,583 Views 41 Comments

The Academy of Medical Royal College said current restrictions, on advertising for children in particular, were failing to tackle obesity problems.

# fizzy-drinks - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Cola Wars: Coke versus Pepsi
# Super Bowl Ads
From The Daily Edge
# Super Bowl Ads

Cola Wars: Coke versus Pepsi

Feb 3rd 2013, 4:04 PM 22,686 Views 49 Comments

This one is a win for Pepsi.

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 13 September, 2012

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months
# Fizzy Drinks
# Fizzy Drinks

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months

Sep 13th 2012, 10:06 PM 15,502 Views 67 Comments

The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 30 July, 2012

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 31 May, 2012

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks
# Gulp
# Gulp

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks

May 31st 2012, 12:55 PM 8,383 Views 66 Comments

NYC’s major Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban the drinks from restaurants, cinemas and street stalls.

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 14 November, 2011

Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks
# Soft Drinks
# Soft Drinks

Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks

Nov 14th 2011, 9:03 PM 1,461 Views 18 Comments

Ireland has one of the highest per capita soft drinks consumption in the western world – we drink an average of at least one 330ml can of fizzy drink a day.

# fizzy-drinks - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging
# Health
# Health

Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging

Sep 27th 2011, 3:04 PM 642 Views 7 Comments

The comments came as Minister James Reilly once again suggested a ‘sugar tax’ on fizzy drinks and other processed sugary foods.

# fizzy-drinks - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Sugary soft drinks linked to hypertension
# Health
# Health

Sugary soft drinks linked to hypertension

Mar 1st 2011, 4:19 PM 935 Views 0 Comments

Experts have warned that sugary drinks have been linked to hypertension – which causes hardening of the arteries, kidney damage and heart disease.