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#Fizzy Drinks

# fizzy-drinks - Last year 2021

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

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?

Mar 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 68,144 Views 42 Comments

Care for a Coke?

# fizzy-drinks - All time

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 17,585 Views 62 Comments

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

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 23,207 Views 39 Comments

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

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 66,728 Views 147 Comments

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

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 7,635 Views 16 Comments

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

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 7,957 Views 70 Comments

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

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 13,940 Views 29 Comments

Don’t argue with us.

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 19,775 Views 115 Comments

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

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 8,497 Views 27 Comments

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

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 16,923 Views 39 Comments

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

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 5,978 Views 7 Comments

Soz, Diet Coke fans.

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 17,185 Views 28 Comments

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

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 7,013 Views 7 Comments

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

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 13,777 Views 36 Comments

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

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 5,044 Views 3 Comments

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

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 520 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.

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 53,848 Views 37 Comments

You’ve made a terrible mistake.

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

Debunked: Does sugar make children hyperactive?

Aug 25th 2013, 10:30 AM 16,250 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.

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 21 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.

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 17,605 Views 41 Comments

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

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 22,739 Views 49 Comments

This one is a win for Pepsi.

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 15,520 Views 67 Comments

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

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 8,417 Views 66 Comments

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

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 1,476 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.

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

Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging

Sep 27th 2011, 3:04 PM 655 Views 7 Comments

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

Sugary soft drinks linked to hypertension
# Health
# Health

Sugary soft drinks linked to hypertension

Mar 1st 2011, 4:19 PM 945 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.