Couple Charged After Girl, 5, Dies From Being Forced To Drink Soda


CBS Atlanta

SURGIONSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An East Tennessee couple is charged with murder in the death of the man’s 5-year-old daughter after an autopsy revealed the girl died from being forced to drink more than 2 liters of grape soda and water.

According to the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office and the autopsy report, Alexa Linboom was brought in to the emergency room on Jan. 1, 2012, by her father, Randall Vaughn, and his wife, Mary Vaughn.

The girl was blue and not responding. She had severe brain damage. An investigation revealed the girl had been forced to drink the water and soda over one to two hours as punishment. The massive intake of fluid caused her brain to swell and herniate.

The couple is being held at the Hawkins County Jail on a $500,000 bond each.

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Sugar talks

#AF&HN2014 says as a Chef' l would say no sugar is good for you -eat fruit which containsNatural Sugars’ #chef-tips




  Hey everyone,

  Today I would like to talk a bit about sugar stuff. I don’t want to write large posts describing  how bad it is for our health, I honestly feel that I need to write just a few lines about amount of sugar that is recommended for us, some of plausible consequences of its over consumption and provide  a list of products that contain high amount of this product. Just simple facts in order to make information to be clear and straightforward.

 Overall,  the current situation with sugar consumption in the US looks not in the best possible light. According to recent estimations, an average american consumes 22 teaspoons of sugar everyday, while american teens have even a worse situation consuming closer to 34 teaspoons. We all should take into account that eating too much sugar can lead to obesity, high blood pressure, high…

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#US : Fast Food Chain Sub-Way `Convinced by Food Babe’ to Remove `Asthma-Causing-Chemical’ from Bread”


Ace News Services

#AceNewsServices says a `Blogger Convinces Subway‘ to remove `Asthma-Causing Chemical’ from bread.

The Subwayfast food chain, one of the largest bread bakers in the world, announced Wednesday that it will remove a chemical in its bread that drew the attention of a health blogger. Azodiacarbonamide is a chemical used to increase elasticity in bread, and can also be found in products such as shoe rubber and yoga mats.

StopUsingAzodicarbonamide1The chemical has been linked to asthma and other maladies and is banned from human consumption inEurope. Vani Hari, the blogger behind, began her campaign against Azodiacarbonamideafter US First Lady Michelle Obama praised Subway’s kids’ menu.
“We are already in the process of removing Azodiacarbonamide as part of our bread improvement efforts despite the fact that it is USDA and FDA approved ingredient,” Subway said in a statement. “The complete conversion to have…

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