News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 17Chris discussed city council passing a soda tax, coffee possibly causing cancer and the varying opinions regarding gun control from Sen. Pat Toomey and Sen. Ted Cruz. Chris spoke with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about the soda tax at 7:00 and actor & comedian Jonathan Kite regarding his success at 7:20. Chris also spoke with Michelle Minton, a fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, about Philadelphia's soda tax at 8:20.
School Board Member Says Sugar Tax Paying Dividends In Berkeley, CAJosh Daniels, a school board member in Berkeley, California, praised the benefits of the city's sugar tax, which is similar to the one proposed in Mayor Jim Kenney's first budget.
Report Finds More Sugar In Some Flavored Coffee Drinks Than In SodaAccording to a new report, some flavored coffee drinks have more sugar in them than a can of soda.
Study: Sugar Intake May Increase Risk For Breast CancerAccording to a study, high amounts of dietary sugar in the typical Western diet may increase the risk of breast cancer and metastasis to the lungs.
Researchers: Sugary Drinks Tied To High Death Toll WorldwideAccording to their research, an estimated 184,000 deaths could be caused by the consumption of sugary beverages each year.
Study: Just 2 Weeks Of Drinking Sugary Drinks Increases Risk Of Heart DiseaseThe research, from the University of California – Davis, looked at 85 healthy patients of both sexes between the ages of 18 and 40.
The Earthly Goodness Of Pumpkin PieTo bake pumpkin pie, you’ll need: two kinds of grass, plus roots, pods, bark, buds, seeds and squash. Let me explain...
One Night Showing Of 'Fed Up' Documentary In Bucks CountyMedical professionals in Bucks County say the film has a compelling message designed to get people to look at food labels and how much sugar they consume and make better choices when they go shopping.
Smart Cup Tracks Your Calories So You Don’t Have ToThe Vessyl is a normal looking cup, with an extraordinary feature: it knows exactly what is in it at all times.
Put Down The Cookie: Study Shows Too Much Sugar Could Be Killing YouWhile scientists have previously shown high sugar intake ups a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, the new study is the first to link sugar consumption to death.
Dieting With Dental ConsiderationsSugar-laden foods that cling to your teeth can wreak havoc on dental health because they lead to tooth decay.
Study: On Average, Americans Are Eating 23 Pounds Of Cheese Per YearAccording to information from “The Changing American Diet: A Report Card,” that C- the USA earned in the Dairy category must stand for cheese.