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Researchers at Oxford University and the University of Reading estimated a 20 percent tax on soft drinks would reduce sales by 15 percent and that people would buy beverages like orange juice, milk and diet drinks instead. They said the tax would have the biggest impact on people under 30, who drink more sugary drinks than anyone else. No funding was provided for the study, published online Thursday in the journal, BMJ. "(The tax) is not a panacea, but it's part of the solution."
Rayner acknowledged the government might shy away from introducing such a hefty tax at a time when the economy is still shaky. Last year, Britain's Conservativeled coalition had to backtrack on a sales tax it planned to levy on fatladen meat pies after a public outcry. states, but previous analysis of them have found mixed results on people's drinking habits. has relied on convincing businesses to make their products healthier as opposed to resorting to taxes; that strategy reduced salt levels in processed foods by 20 to 50 percent.
Last week, Britain announced another governmentled initiative, in which several major food companies promised to cut the amount of saturated fat in their products. shouldn't rely on voluntary measures to fight the country's growing waistlines.
"We are at the mercy of these (food and drink) companies," said Tam Fry, spokesman for the National Obesity Forum. Fry was not linked to the BMJ study and said the proposed 20 percent tax would be a hard sell. Instead, Fry said the government should simply fine companies if they exceed a certain threshold for the amount of sugar allowable in food and drink.
"Companies should be coerced with fiscal measures rather than punishing the consumer with taxes," Fry said. "We are in such a predicament with obesity in this country that we have to put the pussyfooting measures to one side," he said. "It's time for the stick to come out."
Heart AttacksThis week, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health found that drinking just one sugarsweetened beverage a day was associated with a 20 percent bump in a man's risk of having a heart attack over a 22year period. What's more, that risk increased along with the amount of sugary drinks consumed even after researchers controlled for other factors like family history, tobacco use and BMI. In one study, for example, volunteers who decreased sugary soda consumption experienced a reduction in blood pressure levels, he added.
The researchers used data from the longitudinal Health Professionals Followup study a longterm research project that tracked the health behaviors of 42,883 men over 22 years. Of the entire cohort, a total 3,683 had either fatal or nonfatal heart attacks.
Previous analysis of longterm research, such as data from the Nurses' Health Study, show that sugary soda consumption has been individually linked to overall heart disease rates for women as well.
But before you consider switching to diet soda, research has shown that it, too, has a negative effect on heart attack and stroke: a separate study of 2,600 adults found that those who drank diet soda regularly were 40 percent more likely to have a heart attack or stroke.
Metabolic Syndrome And Fatty Liver DiseaseEven if it doesn't cause weight gain, sugary soda may be damaging your Wholesale NFL Jerseys cardiovascular health especially if you're a woman. That's because women who drink sugar sweetened beverages are more likely to develop high levels of triglycerides a fat found in the blood stream that can indicate metabolic syndrome at high levels. In a review of data from a large, longterm study of the heart health of both men and women, the MultiEthnic Study of Atherosclerosis, researchers found that women who drank at least two sugary drinks per week were four times as likely to have dangerously high trigylceride levels as those who drank only one sugary drink.
How does it work? The excess sugar from soda and other drinks is converted in the body to fat. But unlike the subcutaneous fat that's visible under the skin, much of this sugar transforms into either triglycerides or fatty tissue that surrounds organs, like the liver. And both metabolic syndrome and fatty liver disease can contribute to higher risk of coronary heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and stroke.
Weight Gain Naturally, consuming extra calories from added sugar will lead to weight gain. But even diet soda may lead to unhealthy pounds. While the research is not yet conclusive, recent data demonstrated an association between regularly drinking diet soda and larger waist lines.
Wrote HuffPost Healthy Living's own Amanda L. Chan:
A study presented at an American Diabetes Association meeting this week shows that drinking diet soda is associated with a wider waist in humans. And Cheap Jerseys a second study shows that aspartame an artificial sweetener in diet soda actually raises blood sugar in mice prone to diabetes.
"Data from this and other prospective studies suggest that the promotion of diet sodas and artificial sweeteners as healthy alternatives may be illadvised," study researcher Helen P. "They may be free of calories but not of consequences."
An observational study and an experiment in rodents does not make for a locktight association, but it's enough to raise cause for concern.
OsteoporosisAn ingredient in cola could be leaching calcium from your bones.
One study from Tufts University researchers found that women who reported drinking just three colas a week had an average 4 percent more bone loss at important sites in the hips than women who drank any other beverage including noncola, sugary drinks and sodas. But why?
Both diet and fullsugar cola contain the flavoring phosphoric acid. "At that point, your body's first priority is to restore a balance, so it leaches some calcium out of your bones to neutralize the acid," she told The Daily Beast.
Type 2 DiabetesDiabetes goes handinhand with obesity and heightened sugar consumption, so it's no surprise that drinking fullsugar soda is associated with the disease.
The Nurse Health Study data on 90,000 adult women revealed that those who drank one or more sugary soft drinks (such as soda or juice) were also twice as likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. And a separate study reveals why: sugary drinks increase the level of fasting glucose and insulin resistance two signs of prediabetes.
Initial studies in mice even find that heightened consumption of the aspartame in diet soda can have an ill effect on fasting glucose levels, though that research is not yet conclusive.
Half of Americans Drink Soda Every DayAbout half of Americans who participated in a study done as part of Gallup's annual Consumption Habits poll claimed that they drink Wholesale Jerseys at least one glass of soda per day. Even though soda drinks have no nutritional value and are choc full of sugar and sodium, the same number of nonsoda drinkers, about 4 out of 10, said that they are overweight compared to the same number of people who drink soda daily.
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Back to Main MenuBusiness News HomeFront PorchIt Only MoneyOregon the EconomyPlaybooks ProfitsSilicon ForestWindow ShopStock Market ReportBusiness Public BlogBack to Main MenuVideos from the OregonianVideos from The Beaverton LeaderVideos from the Hillsboro ArgusVideos from The Forest Grove LeaderYour VideosDe'Anthony Thomas, the human highlight reel running back at the University of Oregon for three seasons, is expected by many to go in the middle rounds of the NFL Draft, which begins tonight, at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The 5 foot 9, 176 pound scatback is seen as too small to be an early pick, but teams looking to add depth in their backfield and kick return units will James White Womens Jersey more than likely try to scoop him up. Glicksman explains .Another player to keep an eye on here is De Thomas. Sure, he best known for his ties to Snoop Dogg and his ability to do Devin Hester like things with the ball in his hands. But he really should be known for his fantastic social media presence.ESPN's Rich Cimini said Thomas is similar to Darren Sproles with his speed and build, and could help out the New York Jets. Here's a taste of what Cimini wrote.It's no secret the Jets would like to add a big play dimension on offense. One of the most intriguing weapons in the draft is Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas, a Darren Sproles like talent. Even though his production dipped in 2012 and 2013, he still finished his career with an average of 7.8 yards per rush, including 5.4 yards before initial contact.A FOX Sports feature by Ross Jones chronicles Thomas' upbringing in south central Los Angeles to becoming a potential NFL draft pick. Thirty eight months after making the emotional announcement he go play college football for the University of Oregon, as opposed to staying in his hometown and attending USC, the 5 foot 9, 175 pound, do it all weapon returned to the same auditorium at Crenshaw High School, located in the heart of South Central. lot of people think they know me, but they don really know who De Thomas is, he said, pacing in front of 300 students, who are a part of the school Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology program. can probably relate to 90 percent of the people in here. I come from a single parent household. I the oldest of five boys. I had a lot of responsibility to be a role model, to be a leader, to be successful, to show accountability for my family.Thomas is having a little trouble picking an agent, it seems. This is also the agency his former coach at Oregon, Chip Kelly, uses .Thomas made news Monday by reportedly firing his second agent since March. That month Thomas left Relativity Sports to join agent James Bryant. According to Liz Mullen Authentic Devonta Freeman Jersey of the Sports Business Journal, however, Thomas has parted ways with Bryant less than a week before the draft and could enter the weekend without representation.Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead thinks the bottom is falling out of Thomas' draft stock. Nobody's plummeted in this NFL Draft like De'Anthony Thomas (Oregon). A few teams have him completely off their board.A small piece from the article .Thomas is an interesting third day pick. He's small, he doesn't have a position and his junior season wasn't tremendous. Maybe his upside is Dante Hall, with a few great years as a returner but never finds a role on offense before breaking down (and there's nothing wrong with having Hall's career).
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A New Mahabharat War
four years after India gets freedom, a powerful spiritual organization will come into limelight and it will uplift the entire world both materially and spiritually. This Uplifter will be both the founder and director of this organization. If all his thoughts in his lifetime are published in one book, it will weigh more than 1000 pounds. The entire world will imbibe his behavioural ethics. India will become the crown jewel of earth. Despite this on the basis of Acharya Varah Mihir astrological calculations, in the September 1961 issue of Akhand Jyoti magazine, the above prediction of a world war had been challenged. Our viewpoint was further strengthened by the opinion of Norway famous Yogi, Anandacharya. Uptil then India will become the 6th Super Power of the world. Just as the Mahabharat war was fought in India, after scientific advancement, wherein all nations of the world were involved who used divine weapons of fire etc., in the same way the future 3rd world war will not only see the use of terrible chemical and atomic weapons but even other newly invented ones which no one is aware of today. It means that with the help of weapons obtained from other divine worlds, this war will be fought. Nuclear weapons of earth will look pale in front of the above mentioned divine weapons. After these divine weapons are used, they will leave no imprint behind for the scientists of earth to conduct research studies. Even women will take part in this war. war will be fought mainly in Asia but its most tainted effects will be seen in Europe and Muslim nations. The role of India will become the ultimate decision. Initially India will try to stop this war but because of China stance, people will not agree. Inwardly the fire of war will be kept ablaze by China and yet another country will be blamed for it. The flames of destruction due to this war will spread out so far and wide, that all countries of the world will request India to intervene and ward off destruction. Only then will peace prevail. After this war, human culture will change completely. He was called Surendranath Baral. As a result of deep study in Calcutta University covering subjects like Indian and Vedic Philosophy, a great spiritual awakening took place in his psyche. For some time he taught certain subjects in Calcutta University. He realized hat materialistic men possessed very few human values. Its ratio was like a mustard seed and a mountain. Mere material pursuits cannot give eternal peace and joy. It is only the Eternal Divine Power within each individual that can usher in eternal peace and joy in the world. It is only when we understand the science of consciousness that pervades all beings of the cosmos, the nature of the controller of the world and self knowledge and knowledge of this world and the next, can man become self fulfilled. In a state of lack man can never attain joy either in the present or in future too.
Thus attainment of self fulfillment is the only balanced goal which gives eternal peace. Thinking thus this Yogi started practicing Yoga. He deeply studied Astrological Sciences, Samadhi (meditative trance) etc. Later this Yogi called himself Anandacharya. He was born in India and performed spiritual practices (Sadhana) in Norway. He spread the wisdom of Indian Philosophy in the entire world. Chiefly he was a seer, philosopher, thinker and messenger of a human religion. He thus visited England, America etc. He attained fame as a great person who could predict the future aptly. He was more famous than other leading futurists of the world like Jean Dixon, Cheiro, Clark, Harare etc. Anandacharya predictions gained lots of fame in Europe and Africa. He always shied away from name and fame and yet his predictions were so correct that fame followed him like a servant. Books written by Anandacharya like Darshanam and Jeevanam ( published in New York and London) proved to be vaults of Indian Philosophy. Many decades back he had written a book Chakram which described India social condition at that time. He predicted that a great transformation will take place in India financially, socially etc. Today the fact that India, is becoming a great force to reckon with in the international arena is proof of Anandacharya predictions.
Anandacharya was the first person who said way back in 1910 must gird up their loins for a 1st world war. In the last week of July, a very minor event will pave the way for a war. Later all those countries who have tense relationships with one another will take part in the war. and when it will end, world politics will get centralized at one point. An organization will be formed which will have leading nations of the world as its members. This organization will resort to cunning gamesmanship, instead of truth and honesty and hence world Authentic Bashaud Breeland Jersey humanity will not accept their directions.
At that time people did not pay much heed to Anandacharya predictions. a youth of Serbia fired a bullet at Arch Duke Ferdinand, who was the heir of Austrian throne. Despite this none had even an inkling that a world war will set in. Within one month Australia attacked Hungary. Friendly nations on both sides too got involved in this war. These nations were Germany, Turkey, Bulgaria, France, Britain, Russia, Belgium, Italy, Japan etc. This was a classic world war. The battles of Mans, Saan and Verdun were so terrifying that people hated every moment of it. Later a League of Nations was formed. Thus both predictions of Anandacharya came true.
Now people of Norway and England paid more attention to Anandacharya. A special association of British journalists met him and requested him to put forth his views about the future. Anandacharya replied get ready for a 2nd world war. In this war Germany Hitler and Russia Stalin will fight so ferociously, that the war will end even more harshly. a terrible explosion will occur for the first time in the world and in a flash, millions of people will die. Only then will some sort of peace manifest in the world. After this battle its flames were re lit and Morgan Moses Youth Jersey one more world war set in. On 6th August Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2 cities of Japan) were attacked with an atom bomb. As a result millions of people died.
Anandacharya predictions regarding Mussolini death, and Eisenhower and Krushchev leadership also came true. His prediction about the state of the world after the 2nd world war too came true. After this came the Ashtagrahi Yoga (astrological confluence of 8 planets). All of Aandacharya predictions regarding this Yoga have been given in the previous pages of this book. Yet the most important part is regarding what he said in New York. All his quotes were published in New York, Paris, Belgium, England, and Norway etc.
He said the one hand scientists of the world will progress so much in Material Sciences that they will land on Moon and mars. Political efforts will be made to obstruct nuclear research, yet smaller nations too will try and produce nuclear weapons. In a short time span even far off lands will produce destructive machines and bombs. Hindus living in other nations will face danger. Many nations will insult Hindus and throw them out of their country. In Sri Lanka and India, women will lead in politics. Fast changes will take place in England politics. His predictions about Kennedy and Martin Luther King death too proved to be true.
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In the conference call held just days ago, the company blamed a drop off in retail and OEM subscribers partially on the media talk of doom. That is certainly Jadeveon Clowney 3XL Jersey a likely reason which was only accentuated by a poor economic climate. This hypothesis begs the question; what has Sirius XM done to counter the negative perspective that had been created by the NAB controlled media? The answer is: NOT ONE SINGLE THING! In fact, Sirius XM did nothing to promote its exclusive NFL coverage last fall. Sirius XM literally has billions of dollars worth of talent and yet it does absolutely nothing to promote any of it including Howard Stern, Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart, Opie Anthony, not to mention its sports packages in which I include Chris Dog Russo. Like a secret society, only current subscribers are allowed to know that Sirius XM will broadcast the entire NCAA tournament in a matter of days.
There has been talk of Sirius XM attempting to renegotiate its current contract with MLB, which any investor certainly welcomes. As a Sirius Everything subscriber myself, I would probably upgrade my service to gain access to MLB games. That was of course, until last week. Amid absolutely no fanfare, and hidden deep within a conference call that analysts and investors texansnflofficialauthentic.com/authentic-cj-fiedorowicz-jersey.html were privy to, Sirius XM quietly announced the availability of the world's first INTEROPERABLE Radio; The Sirius XM Mirge! That right folks, the very same radio that caused a 6 month delay in the merger process, and the single most anticipated satellite radio product in the history of the world, is now available. The one radio that makes it possible to get ALL the programming that Satellite Radio offers and yet somehow, someway, Sirius XM marketing department has failed to put together so much as a small classified ad in a local newspaper to announce this monumental occasion!
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Cameron Wake makes the NFL's top 100 player ranking for third straight year
May 29, 2014By Omar Authentic Louis Nix Jersey Kelly, Sun Sentinel
There isn't a player on the Miami Dolphins roster I respect more than Cameron Wake, and mainly because he's earned everything he's received in his five year NFL career.
And that includes the respect of Tom Savage Kids Jersey his peers.
For the texansnflofficialauthentic.com/authentic-louis-nix-jersey.html third straight season Wake, the Dolphins' three time Pro Bowl pass rusher, was named to the NFL Network's Top 100 Player's Ranking, which is put together by the NFL players themselves.
This year Wake, who had a somewhat disappointing season (37 tackles, 8.5 sacks, 19 quarterbacks hits, two forced fumbles and a game sealing safety against the Bengals) because of a knee injury he fought through, made this year's list as player No. 66.
In 2013 Wake was ranked player No. 89, and in 2012 he was ranked player No. 66.
Wake, a former CFL standout who blossomed quickly when Bill Parcells signed www.texansnflofficialauthentic.com/authentic-tom-savage-jersey.html him to a contract five years ago, is the third Dolphins players to make the Top 100 list.
Cornerback Brent Grimes, a two time Pro Bowl selection, made the list for the first time as player No. 95, and tight end Charles Clay made the list for the first time as player No. 89 following his breakout season in 2013.
It is hard to imagine the Dolphins will have another player on the Top 100 list considering only the top 60 players are left to be announced in the coming six weeks.
Mike Wallace, Branden Albert, Mike Pouncey and Randy Starks are the only players I'd think would receive serious consideration by their peers. But it is hard for me to see any of those four sneaking into the top 60 player rankings. But I've been wrong before.
Wake will go into the 2014 season with 51.5 career sacks, which puts him five behind Trace Armstrong for sixth place in franchise history. He's 16 sacks behind Bill Stanfill for second place in franchise history with 67.5, and 79.5 sacks behind Jason Taylor, who mentored him his rookie season in 2009.
Whether Wake, who turned 32 in January, remains a Dolphins past this season will likely depends on his productivity. He'll earn $5,885,000 from his base salary and workout bonus this season if no sack bonuses and incentives are triggered.
But in 2015 Wake's base salary jumped up to $8.2 million, and all of the $17 million he was guaranteed on the five year, $33.2 million deal he signed before the 2012 season will have been paid.
That salary puts Wake in the high rent district in 2015, and could trigger a restructuring, or his release to lower the financial burden of the final two years, which is worth $16.7 million.
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Eric Ebron is a top target
North Carolina Tar Heels tight end Eric Ebron lands in the end zone for a touchdown with coverage by Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defensive back Demond Smith at Bobby Dodd Stadium. (Daniel Shirey USA TODAY Sports)
Only one tight end the Bengals Tyler Eifert has been selected in the first round during the past three NFL drafts. Two could possibly be selected during the opening frame of the 2014 draft, while other intriguing talent will be available later.
In a league where the Saints Jimmy Graham is redefining a tight end role, at least one available option, North Carolina Eric Ebron, can provide similar match up problems.
Here are the top tight end prospects for the 2014 NFL draft:
Concerns arose prior to the NFL combine that Ebron wasn in top physical shape. Ebron posted a strong 4.60 second 40 yard dash, which was second among tight ends. The workout only solidified the type of player Ebron is. He very fluid and an impossible match up for opposing defenses. He is also an underrated blocker.
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2. Jace Amaro, Texas A
Only six wide receivers in the country finished with more catches than Amaro. Amaro led all tight ends with 106 receptions for 1,352 yards. Ebron caught 42 fewer passes. Amaro is athletic enough to line up wide, and physical enough to work uggs clearance underneath routes. A poor junior campaign and concerns about a lingering foot injury caused his stock to drop. Otherwise, Seferian Jenkins is a highly talented target with intriguing combination of size (6 5, 262) and athleticism.
Niklas was a surprise entrant after an average junior campaign. Niklas caught 32 passes for 498 yards. Yet, Niklas has plenty of upside at 6 6 and 270 pounds. Niklas is an improving blocker and a solid athlete. His size and upside make him an intriguing second or third round prospect.
Fiedorowicz is a NFL ready prospect out of a pro style system. He is an advanced blocker and a reliable receiver. At 6 5 and 265 pounds, Fiedorowicz is a traditional in line tight end. He be able to contribute immediately, despite a chi hair straightener lack of overall athleticism.
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Another big target (6 6, 260), Gillmore won be the type of target which stretches the field vertically, but he has a good catching radius with the ability to adjust to errant passes.
Over the past two seasons, Lynch was a reliable target for the Bulldogs. He wasn a primary option, but he has the size (6 5, 258) to be a legitimate target for underneath routes.
Burton never really found a home in Florida offense. He played quarterback,fullback, wide receiver and tight end. At 224 pounds, Burton is undersized as an NFL tight end, but he can be used as an H back within a creativeoffense.
Pederson isn the same type of athlete as a former Wisconsin tight ends Travis Beckum or Lance Kendricks, but he a polished prospect with a penchant for finding soft spots in zone coverage.
Rodgershas bounced back and forth between receiver and tight end during his collegiate career. Rodgers was never as productive as expected due to injuries and a coaching change.
Fresno State Bulldogs tight end Marcel Jensen is unable to make the catch in the end zone against the Nevada Wolf Pack at Bulldog Stadium. (Ed Szczepanski USA TODAY Sports)
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