Coca-Cola is set to become more transparent about the calorie count and also implement steps to beat obesity, says report. In a report by The Guardian, sugary and aerated drinks have been found out to be the root cause of obesity. Coca-Cola for long has been conducting research over the past years in order to analyze which type of drinks people prefer and found out that Coke Zero and Diet Coke, having less of sugar and calories, were preferred more than the standard red Coke which contains 210 calories. Coca-Cola aims at becoming part of the solution for obesity by offering low or zero calorie products to its consumers by first introducing them across 200 countries worldwide. It has also been decided by the Atlanta based company that advertisements aimed at children below 12 years of age will be ended so that a healthier lifestyle can be promoted to the young consumers as well, the reports said. Having varied products in the market like tea, coffee, juice and energy drinks, Coca-Cola is known to have products that are non-alcoholic. A quarter of its products are low or zero calorie. According to the report, in a bid to promote a healthy lifestyle and battle with health disorders like obesity arising out of aerated and sugary drinks, the decision of Coca- Cola to introduce alternative zero calorie drinks and provide a more transparent calorie count on its labels, is welcome step.Source: ANI << Electronic Nose to Detect Fruit Odours Fear of the Sack Making Workers Avoid Taking Sick Leave >> Recommended Reading Obesity Obesity is a condition where there is excess accumulation of body fat which poses a risk to the health of the individual. It can affect children and adults. READ MORE Quiz on Obesity "We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are". - Adelle Davis There are thousands out there battling 'the bulge'. With childhood obesity on the rise ... READ MORE Georgia Davis, Who was the Fattest Teenager in Britain, is Suffering from Skin Infection and is Fighting for Life Georgia Davis, who was the fattest teenager in Britain, has been admitted to a hospital following a skin infection, cellulitis. Her health condition is deteriorating and she is in critical condition. READ MORE Lifestyle Modification: No Big Deal! Simple and practically possible lifestyle changes can make a huge difference in improving our health status without actually putting much effort. READ MORE Low Calorie Diet Low calorie meals or diet include foods that are high on nutritional content and yet have fewer calories. Updated information about low calorie diet or low calorie foods and its health benefits. READ MORE Why Do We Eat - Nutrition Facts The importance of eating food and the physiological, psychological and social functions of food. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Indian Medical Journals Iron Intake Calculator Post-Nasal Drip More News on: Low Calorie DietObesityWhy Do We Eat - Nutrition FactsDiet Lifestyle and Heart DiseaseLifestyle Modification: No Big Deal!