Breaking Down Why Beverage Taxes are Regressive

June 3, 2016

It is no secret that taxes on common grocery items are regressive. In a piece published in The Telegram, president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre…

The Evidence Continues to Pile Up

June 2, 2016

Evidence keeps piling up against the effectiveness of taxing every day grocery items like sports drinks, fruit juices and other beverages as a way to combat…

Finding Your Summer Balance

June 1, 2016

Temperatures are heating up which means the dog days of summer will soon be upon us. Whether you are cooling off at the pool, the beach or the lake, it…

Taxes Are Harmful and Regressive

May 31, 2016

Some policymakers and public health activists erroneously believe they can force people to better health through discriminatory taxes even though they…

Beverage Taxes: “A Global Fashion Built on Dubious Science”

May 26, 2016

Mike Gibney, a professor of food and health at University College Dublin, breaks down the fallacy of beverage taxes as a solution to obesity in a piece…

Beverage Taxes Will Hurt Local Businesses

May 25, 2016

In the last few years some lawmakers have latched onto the idea of beverage taxes as a way to fill budget shortfalls. Illinoisans and local business are…

The Beverage Tax Idea: Not Creative. Not a Solution.

May 23, 2016

In Illinois, state legislators are proposing a beverage tax that would end up hurting those who can least afford it in an attempt to fill their budget…

Bike to Work Day

May 20, 2016

Today is Bike to Work Day. People across the nation are ditching their car keys for their helmets and pedaling to work instead of driving.
Biking is not…

#TBT School Beverage Guidelines

May 19, 2016

We’ve been doing a little spring cleaning around here at Sip & Savor and came across this classic picture of ABA’s CEO and President, Susan Neely…

#dyk You Can Code With Your Soda?

May 18, 2016

Science, technology, engineering, math – also known as STEM – seem to be a hot topic these days as our nation seeks to continue to stay competitive…