AFP: PepsiCo Brings Back Aspartame As Diet Cola Sales Fizzle
"PepsiCo said Monday it is putting aspartame back into some diet beverages in the United States, just a year after pulling the artificial sweetener from its products over consumer concerns about safety. "Consumers want choice in diet colas, so we're refreshing our US lineup to provide three options that meet differing needs and taste preferences," a PepsiCo spokeswoman, Gina Anderson, said in an email to AFP. The move comes as PepsiCo struggles with fizzling diet-cola sales." Read full story.
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SCIENCE DAILY: Consumption Of Omega-3S Linked To Lower Risk Of Fatal Heart Disease
"A global consortium of researchers banded together to conduct an epidemiological study analyzing specific omega-3 fatty acid biomarkers and heart disease. They found that blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids from seafood and plant-based foods are associated with a lower risk of fatal heart attack." Read full story.
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ABC NEWS: Barnes & Noble to Unveil New Stores Selling Beer and Wine
"Barnes & Noble is turning to an age-old partnership to help it revive its business: literature and alcohol. The New York bookseller says it is opening four "concept" stores in the next year that will feature restaurants with an expanded menu including beer and wine." Read full story.