New Study Shows Importance Of Exercise

March 6, 2015

Earlier this week, Gretchen Reynolds of The New York Times’ ”Well” blog focused on a recent study of twins that looks at why two people who are genetically…

California: Moving On From A Soda Tax?

March 4, 2015

For the first time in years, lawmakers in California are not proposing a state-wide tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. Is it possible that they finally…

Expert Weighs In On DGAC Report

March 3, 2015

In case you missed it – just last week the Wall Street Journal published an opinion piece by Cheryl Achterberg about the release of the Dietary Guidelines…

There Is No Silver Bullet

March 2, 2015

Over the past few years, some lawmakers and members of the public health community have repeatedly attempted to make proposals to tax common grocery items…

DGAC Continues To Make Past Mistakes

February 26, 2015

We here at Sip & Savor came across this piece by New York Times columnist and food writer Mark Bittman on the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee…

Let’s Move! Turns Five

February 25, 2015

We here at Sip & Savor are celebrating five years of Let’s Move! and answering First Lady Michelle Obama’s challenge to #GimmeFive things the beverage…

Misleading Warning Labels Won't Improve Public Health

February 23, 2015

Warning labels are one of the latest misguided attempts by the public health community to target sugar-sweetened beverages as a way to address the challenges…

Is History Repeating Itself with Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report?

February 20, 2015

Five years ago, Americans were told by a panel of experts that cholesterol in foods was bad for you. This week, that panel said, “Never mind.”
The…

New Guidelines Hijacked by Advocacy?

February 19, 2015

Every five years, a U.S. government panel meets to review the latest science on nutrition to update the advice Washington gives Americans about a healthy…

Hawaii Knows The Right Approach

February 18, 2015

Legislators in Hawaii are moving on from proposals to add warning labels on certain beverages.  These misguided warning labels would display messages…