Concerned Busybodies Want Coca Cola Ban
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GOVERNMENT’S have been urged to consider banning the sale of caffeinated soft drinks to children following new Australian research showing caffeine only increases addictiveness.
And yet haven’t been urged to send newspaper journalists to remedial apostrophe classes.
A Melbourne study, published in the most recent issue of international research journal Appetite, found caffeine added to cola-based drinks did not enhance flavour, but did increase their addictiveness, adding to childhood obesity problems.
Study co-author, Deakin University’s Russell Keast said his findings were “absolutely conclusive” that people could not detect the caffeine flavour added to cola-based drinks.
But he said children might find themselves becoming addicted to the caffeine, without realising it.
“It’s a problem for children,” he said.