Free Press Journal
  • Sugary drinks in pregnancy can make infants fat

    Toronto :Consumption of soft drinks by to-be-mothers may lead to an increased risk of high body mass index (BMI) leading to being overweight in infants.The findings indicated that daily consumption of artificially sweetened beverages, compared with no consumption of such beverages, was associated with an increase in infant BMI and a two-fold increased risk of an infant being overweight at age one.

  • Bisleri to re-enter soft drinks space in 2016

    New Delhi : Bottled water major Bisleri International is looking to re-enter the soft drinks business early next year as part of its plans to clock a turnover of over Rs 2,000 crore by 2020. The company, which is making a comeback in soft drinks segment after over two decades, has earmarked a budget of around Rs 100 crore for the new venture.
    During 2014-15 fiscal, Bisleri had a turnover of about Rs 700 crore and

  • Soft drinks tied to increased aggression in kids

    Washington:  Heavy soft drink consumption is associated with aggression, attention problems and withdrawal behaviour in young children, a new study has found.