10 Jul '11, 5pm

Why Dietitians Say that Fluoride and Sugar are Safe for Kids

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Health Issues page . According to the American Dietetic Association, registered dietitians are now given formal education by the Coca-Cola Company on how safe its ingredients are. The ADA's Commission on Dietetic Registration has approved a program created by the Coca Cola Company Beverage Institute for Health and Wellness that will educate dietitians about what it calls "urban myths" about food safety. The program teaches that fluoride, sugar, artificial colors and non-nutritive sweeteners have been "carefully examined for their effects on children's health, growth, and development," and suggests methods dietitians can use to help get rid of "concern among parents about their children's health." According to the Alliance for Natural Health: "Program materials include gems like 'a majority of studies so far have...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23580.cfm

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