Reebok bans all soda and sugary drinks from its headquarters

Diet Soda Addiction: Health Risks
Diet Soda Addiction: Health Risks

Reebok, a global footwear and apparel brand, is a company built on a foundation of fitness and health. Now the retailer has just decided to make a big change, and an even bigger statement, starting in its corporate headquarters.

The athletic company affirms the importance of a healthy lifestyle through its products and campaigns, but the Reebok team recently announced how they're now taking their message a step further.

As of this week, Reebok has completely removed all soda, sugary beverages, large candy bars, fried foods, white breads and pasta from its headquarters in Canton, MA. The brand shared that this decision was unanimously supported across the company.

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Now, the staff behind the brand can fully embody Reebok's core values inside and outside of the office. Employees will now find whole foods such as nuts, fruits and vegetables in kitchens across the campus.

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Reebok also conducted a national survey to explore the interesting -- and sometimes bizarre -- ways soda impacts the lives of Americans. A significant amount of people are willing to give up their pinky toes, jobs and sex in exchange for the sugary beverages. The study shed light on the average American's unhealthy addiction to soda -- and resulted in some pretty eye-opening statistics.

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