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1 out of 4 High School Students Drink Soda Every Day

A recent study shows that only one out of four high school students drink soda every day. The study suggests that this ratio shows fewer teenagers are drinking that much sugary drink anymore. Also, the researchers discovered that many high school students actually drink milk, water, and fruit juices very often.

Nance Bener, the study’s lead author, said that they were extremely pleased with what they discovered. Bener is also a part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Brener, however, said that they still acknowledge the fact that a quarter of American teenagers are still drinking sweetened drinks every day.

The consumption of soda is considered as one of our biggest public health problems and has been directly linked to the increase in childhood obesity rate in the United States. A study including schoolchildren in Massachusetts show that for every additional soda one takes per day, the chances of becoming obese increases by 60%. To help ease the problem, many schools voluntarily stopped selling sweetened drinks in school cafeterias.

Director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity of Yale University, Kelly Brownell, said that it really looks like the rate of high school students drinking sweetened drinks on a regular basis is going down. In 2010, the rate dropped from 29% from the previous year to 24%.

Brownell, however, said that the results of the current study are still a bit depressing. He pointed out that even though the rates have gone down; a quarter of all high school students is still a huge number.


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Carmakers Begin 2011 Strong

Carmakers are building a strong start to 2011, relieving worries about slower growth demand in the Asian markets that brought sales away last year, including the rough recovery in western markets.

Hyundai Motor from South Korea said global sales increased 14 percent in January. Vehicle manufacturers from India reported sales increase between 14 and 22 percent.

Also, the number 1 seat belts to airbags group in the world, Autoliv predicted that a recovery in North America would help the sales this year.

The sales data released from French passenger car makers on Tuesday revealed an increase of 8.2 percent year-on-year to 185,603 units in January. France’s last effects of a scrapping promotion continued to enhance the figures. The promo ended in December, but cars purchased with the bonus can be registered up until March.

However, the growth in India and China that has persisted carmakers has recently been cooling off. The uncertain recovery in advanced markets such as Europe and United States has always remained as a concern, analysts said.

In the U.S., auto sales lost their driving force in the final weeks of January, the auto executives and a leading analyst warned on Monday. They want to set the stage to soften the start of 2011 rather than what automakers expect when they release their January sales report later on Tuesday.

According to Flavien Neuvy, head of Cetelem’s automobile industry research department, there won’t be any surprises until March. He added that the question will be afterward, between April and September when there will be a lot of uncertainty. Cetelem is a consumer credit organization.

However, sales on light commercial vehicle increased 8.6 percent in January.

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Melrose Diamonds, the Leading Online Rolex Watch Retailer in Minnesota

Melrose Diamonds announced on Friday that they have become the number one online Rolex retailer in Minnesota, including other cities around the state such as Minneapolis. The store’s second and third quarter revenues have remarkably increased to 77 percent over the same period last year.

According to Vanessa Puzio of Melrose Diamonds, it appears that the holidays have come early in Minnesota that their Rolex sales have increased drastically in just four months. Melrose Diamonds are happy and they are looking forward to a profitable holiday season.

They have updated the selections of their Rolex watches to deal with the increased demands from shoppers, and have included free overnight shipping for worldwide customers for every Rolex watch purchase.

Apart from that, most of their Rolex watch models were customized for the Minnesota market, as well as those of Minneapolis, Duluth, St. Paul, Bloomington, Rochester and Brooklyn Park.

Melrose Diamonds is also considered as USA’s number 1 online Rolex store. They have various Rolex watches for men and women fabricated in various designs and styles in different materials such as white gold or steel.

Melrose Diamonds believe that purchasing Rolex watches, as well as other luxury watches should not be as mysterious and complicated as other people might think.

They offer low and no-haggle Rolex watches that can be new or pre-owned, but restored to its original factory state with a comprehensive 2-year warranty. They also have their own Melrose Diamonds Minnesota website that caters to customers around Minnesota cities.

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