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Fast-food chain removes soda from kids’ menu


16 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Fast-food chain Wendy’s will discard soda from its kids’ menu following requests from consumer organizations including MomsRising.org and the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). The menus targeting children will no longer mention soda, but parents will still be able to order it for their kids if they…

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Striving for gold medals, Olympians risk increased dental problems


14 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Athletes competing for gold medal at the Olympics may have to overcome the obstacle of sugary energy drinks, health experts claim. During the London 2012 Olympic Games, a fifth of the performances were influenced by toothache and bleeding gums, the study found. Additionally, persistent pains of the teeth might have…

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Athletes run themselves into ruined smiles


25 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
With every extra hour of training, athletes have an increased risk of ruining their smile, a new study from Germany reveals. The longer athletes exercise, the less saliva their body produces, making it more alkaline. Dentists and dental professionals confirm that alkaline saliva contributes substantially to an increased bacteria growth.…