Wednesday, July 25, 2007

1 soda=cardiac risk, how about 42 ouncer?

I just felt I had to pull these 2 articles together for your consideration (you may need to click through the ads on the links):
Study Links…Soft Drinks with Cardiac Risks
Drinking more than one soda a day -- even if it's the sugar-free diet kind -- is associated with an increased incidence of metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors linked to the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, a study finds.

…a new McDonald’s menu item is a bit of a stunner. Remember Supersize sodas? They’re back, except this time the chain is trying a new name. Meet the “Hugo,” a 42-ounce drink now available for as little as 89 cents in some markets. A Hugo soda contains about 410 calories.

We are considering increasing the lifting ability requirements for our Deputy Coroner job descriptions.

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