Tag - Coca-Cola

Running a half marathon with type 1 diabetes: Jack’s story (Part One)

It was with great trepidation on January 8 2015 that I signed up for the half marathon in Coventry scheduled on March 1.

My type 1 diabetes aside, I’ve never been the fittest of chaps, or the leanest, and the prospect of chronologically running, walking and crawling 13.1 miles was daunting.

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“Dracula in charge of the blood bank”: financial links between sugar industry and obesity scientists causes controversy

Professor Susan Jebb is an academic at the University of Oxford, one of Britain’s leading experts on obesity and the role of sugar in our diets. And it just so happens that her research has received £1.3million of funding from sugar companies.

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Man puts on two stone from 10 Coca-Cola cans a day

A man from Los Angeles who took on the challenge of drinking 10 cans of Coca-Cola a day put on a staggering two stone within a month.

George Prior, 50, was extremely fit before he took on the challenge. He embarked on the “Coke diet” to illustrate the amount of sugar in one of the world’s most popular drinks.

A regular can of Coca-Cola contains a staggering 35g of sugar, the equivalent of seven cubes, which many would surely reject as an accompanying snack with lunch.

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