Daily Archives: August 17, 2015

The Sugar Water Workout

The Sugar Water WorkoutA story in last week’s NYTimes revealed how Coca-Cola funds scientists who tout exercise while downplaying the role calorie consumption has on health. The amount of exercise you’d have to do to burn the empty calories in sugary sodas is a lot more than simply cutting sugar water out of your diet.

Soda’s not evil, and it’s a fun treat and caffeine delivery system for hot summer days. But claiming it’s part of a well-balanced diet and exercise regimen is laughable enough to make me snort my aspartame carbonated beverage of choice through my nose.

Read the comic at The New York Times.