Coca Cola

4 Reasons You Should Avoid Coca-Cola

Jamie Logie | Posted 09.29.2016 | Canada Living
Jamie Logie

Coke released Coca-Cola Life and Pepsi has Pepsi Next. Both products eliminate the use of high fructose corn syrup and use stevia as a sweetener instead of artificial sweeteners. There is somehow the confusion that just because something uses real sugar, or cane sugar that it automatically becomes like a health elixir. They're far from it.

Don't Listen To Warren Buffet (When It Comes To Diet Tips)

Dr. Meghan Walker | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Meghan Walker

Don't listen to Warren Buffet. Well, maybe consider his wealth management strategies, but please, for the love of your long-term health, ignore anything this man has to say about your diet.

Cereal Liars: How Your Food Is Fooling You

Amy-Rose Lane | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Living
Amy-Rose Lane

The food industry is notoriously misleading, undeniably corrupt, and has the one of the largest revenue streams in the world. Coca Cola has lobbyists in Washington, and the meat industry makes no bones about being in bed with the political process. Despite our leaps and bounds in medical science, why can't we effectively tackle the obesity epidemic?

Taste The Feeling With Coca-Cola

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

Taste the Feeling is Coca-Cola's newest global campaign that hopes to capture the hearts and minds of a younger generation. Although the brand has been under a dark cloud of increasing scrutiny due to an ever-increasing and health-conscious public, Coca-Cola is resilient. And iconic.

Walmart, Global Beverage-Makers Pledge Water Donations For Flint

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Business

The retail giant, along with Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestle, announced Tuesday the collective donation will include up to 6.5 million bottles of water.

Anti-Obesity Group Dismantles After Involvement With Coke Revealed

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Business

The group had previously said that it received an "unrestricted gift" from Coke.

Emails Reveal How Coca-Cola Controlled Anti-Obesity Group

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — A non-profit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work. But emails obtained by ...

Coca-Cola To IRS: We Don't Plan To Pay $3.3-Billion Tax Bill

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.18.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK -- Coca-Cola says it was notified by the IRS that it owes $3.3 billion U.S. more in federal taxes, as well as interest, for 2007 to 2009. ...

Coke To Share Various Efforts On Health Research, Messaging

CP | Candice Choi, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2016 | Canada Business

The information will be updated every six months.

People Are Paying More For Coca-Cola's New Smaller Sizes

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK - Coca-Cola says people are shelling out more money for its drinks, thanks to a mix of reinvigorated marketing and mini-cans and glass bottle...

Coca Cola Sheds Its Label And Wants You To Do The Same

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.07.2015 | Canada Living

Coca Cola Middle East has removed its famous name from their cans to promote a world without labels. Leaving only their signature white ribbon on t...

So What Is Orthorexia Anyway?

Tosca Reno | Posted 05.07.2016 | Canada Living
Tosca Reno

As with so many trends, the strategy of Eating Clean has turned a dangerous corner and folks are now questioning if this too is prompting a new eating disorder called orthorexia, a term coined by Dr. Steven Bratman in 1997. According to this American, orthorexia nervosa is an unhealthy obsession with eating "proper" food.

Coke-Linked Nutritionists Say Sugary Soda Can Be A Healthy Snack

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — Coca-Cola is working with fitness and nutrition experts who suggest its soda as a treat at a time when the world's biggest beverage maker...

Coca-Cola Is Changing Its Canadian Recipe

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada Business

Coca-Cola is getting serious about Canadians’ calorie count. The soft-drink maker is making the Canadian recipe “slightly less sweet,” which...

Coke, Pepsi's Shrinking Cans Come With A High Price

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Americans want to cut back on soda, and they're willing to pay more to do it.With people drinking less soda amid health concerns, Cok...

Pharmacy Refuses To Sell Sugary Drinks

CBC | Posted 11.15.2014 | Canada Business

A Cape Breton pharmacist has pulled all sugary drinks off the shelves of his store in a stand against sugar. Graham MacKenzie, pharmacist and owner...

Why Fear Is Our North Star On The Path To Success

Komal Minhas | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
Komal Minhas

There's a part of me that wishes I were sitting next to Mitch on the flight I was originally set to be on. The one bound for Ottawa that left Geneva t...

Ordinary Brazilians Don't Want to Play Ball With FIFA

Lio Perron | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada
Lio Perron

From the 1976 Olympics in Montreal to FIFA World Cup 2014, it's always the same pattern: there are "unforeseen" construction cost overruns, taxpayers get stuck with the final bill while profits remain in private hands. Ordinary Brazilians are told that the world cup represents a unique opportunity to showcase their growth and to free themselves from the label of a third world nation. Brazilian trade unions and protest groups refuse to play ball. Can you blame them?

7 Secrets Of Coca Cola's Recipe On Its 128th Anniversary

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Living

No matter who you are, you probably remember begging your parents for a glass of Coca-Cola as a child and still crave the fizzy sweetness of it as an ...

Has the WWF Sold Out?

Nick Fillmore | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada
Nick Fillmore

Highly-regarded former Toronto Mayor David Miller says he is "very excited" about becoming the new President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund-Canada in September. There are questions about whether the WWF is effective in its work and, moreover, why the WWF and other members of the global environmental movement have made such little progress combating the most serious threat to earth -- climate change. The magnitude of the crisis facing humankind cannot be overstated.

Carly Rae Jepsen To Crowdsource Lyrics

HuffPost Canada Music | Robin Tarnowetzki | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Music

It seems like you can crowdsource anything these days: weddings, baby names, etc. And now you can help Carly Rae Jepsen write her next monster hit. ...

Coke Can Unclog Our Intestines — And Do These 10 Unusual Things

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.11.2013 | Canada Living

Wait, is Coca-Cola helping our health? Well, if you got intestinal blockage, it might be time to open a bottle. The sweet and fizzy soda is well k...

Public, Corporate Funded Education - Is this Good?

Larry Leach | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada Alberta
Larry Leach

The Calgary Board of Education has recently opened the door to the naming of classrooms to corporate sponsorship. Naming of classrooms or programs leads to some very fundamental questions about public education and has many drawbacks. One of which is if you allow Coca Cola a five year deal on a school gym, why not another school sponsored by Pepsi? If they can sponsor a high school gym, how about a junior high? A middle school? An elementary?

Test Drive: 21 Mixed Coca-Cola Flavours

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel & Rebecca Zamon | Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Living

Each week, The Huffington Post Canada's Living team will try out something that has sparked our curiosity, and as long as we live to tell the tale, we...

Coca-Cola Spins the Bottle (and the Story) in Ottawa

Nydia Dauphin | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Nydia Dauphin

Coca-Cola Canada has come out this week accusing the City of Ottawa of unfairly targeting its products in the city's campaign to promote healthy living. By crafting this attack on the city's healthy lifestyle campaign, Coca-Cola, has shifted the heart of the discussion away from evaluating the nutritional content of fizzy sugary water to the city government's intrusion on the rights and liberties of its citizens. Somehow, amidst attempts to fight obesity, diabetes and heart disease, the City of Ottawa, and not Coca-Cola has become the bad guy!