The Beverage Industry: Encouraging Balance

April 17, 2015

Some legislators in Illinois are once again trying to pass a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.  But not all of the state’s lawmakers are in support…

Warning Labels Don’t Make People Healthy

April 15, 2015

In New York, lawmakers have introduced a proposal to place a warning label on sugar-sweetened beverages.  And California lawmakers have also introduced…

Soda Taxes Are Not A Solution

April 13, 2015

Over the past few years, several cities and states have proposed taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages.  This year is no different: Connecticut and Vermont…

In L.A.: A Failed Attempt To Regulate

April 9, 2015

Recently, there have been many proposals by the government to regulate the food and beverage choices that people make.  Here at Sip & Savor we have said…

Experts In Europe Call For Better Nutritional Science

April 8, 2015

What does “evidence-based” mean in the scientific community? It usually implies that a recommendation or finding is based on an unbiased, transparent…

More Regulations Instead Of Solutions

April 7, 2015

Here at Sip & Savor we believe everyone has the right to make the food and beverage choices that are right for them.  Just because a family needs some…

An Insider’s Perspective On SNAP

April 6, 2015

There are a number of widely-held misconceptions about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), more commonly known as Food Stamps, and those…

Soda Tax: A Misguided Policy

April 2, 2015

Proposed soda taxes have been in the media spotlight recently. The question that always seems to pop up when we read or hear about soda taxes is: will…

Lawmakers: Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee “Overstepped its Bounds”

April 1, 2015

We at Sip & Savor have been pointing out that the recent recommendations by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on diet do not reflect the complete…

The Facts About Added Sugars Labeling

March 30, 2015

You may have heard that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed that an “added sugars” line be added to the Nutrition Facts Panel…