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Health Canada Considers Sweeping Ban On Junk Food Ads Aimed At Children And Teens

Health Canada Considers Sweeping Ban On Junk Food Ads Aimed At Children And Teens

Government is also revising the Canada Food Guide to include foods that should be avoided altogether The junk food advertising ban for everyone under the age of 17 would cover most cheeses and foods that are high in fat and salt such as chips, frozen waffles, fruit juice and even granola bars. Health Canada is considering a widespread ban on the marketing of unhealthy food to kids under the age of 17. It could cover everything from TV, online and…

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U.S. energy drink makers not reporting caffeine levels, study says

U.S. energy drink makers not reporting caffeine levels, study says

CTVNews.ca Staff      Published Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012Energy drink manufacturers do not accurately list the levels of caffeine in their drinks, a new report says.Consumer Reports magazine measured caffeine levels in 27 energy drinks and shots, testing three lots of each product. The amount of caffeine found in the drinks ranged from 6 milligrams to 242 milligrams per serving, with some packages including more than one serving.While caffeine can boost energy, it can also affect heart rhythms and increase…

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