Taxes Don’t Make People Healthy

February 17, 2015

Soda taxes have become perennial proposals in some states and cities.  And while the trend in introductions of these taxes is on a sharp decline over…

The Inconvenient Truth Of Going Where The Science Takes You

February 12, 2015

“Eat this.” “No, eat that.” “Now eat this instead.”
How many times have you heard that a food or ingredient is “bad” for you?  And how…

Clear Benefits Of Drinking Diet Beverages

February 11, 2015

Every day, claims are published on the Internet about low-calorie sweeteners and diet soda – one being that they make you gain weight.  Despite what’s…

Don’t Fall For the Hype

February 10, 2015

About 40 years ago public health experts claimed that dietary fat in the American diet was one of the main causes of heart disease.  Lawmakers and food…

Really, Connecticut? A Soda Tax?

February 5, 2015

After a number of failed attempts to tax soda and candy in the state, some Connecticut lawmakers are at it again.  We here at Sip & Savor have time and…

Soda Taxes Do Not Make People Healthy

February 4, 2015

Voters have rejected soda taxes many times in the past few years. Still, pro-tax activists continually suggest that higher taxes on beverages and foods…

Soda Taxes: Do They Really Work?

February 3, 2015

We here at Sip & Savor came across a letter to the editor from Robert Munch, owner of Vermont Sweetwater Bottling, on how his family business will be impacted…

Lima, Ohio – Dedicated To Making A Real Difference

January 29, 2015

Congratulations to Lima, Ohio, Mayor David Berger for winning 1st place in the small city category at this year’s Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards…

Beverage Industry Funds Obesity Prevention in Six Cities

January 22, 2015

The US Conference of Mayors today selected six cities to receive $445,000 in grants to bolster their outstanding programs encouraging healthy weight through…

Working Together To Advance Real Solutions Vs. Scapegoating Products And Standing Still

January 20, 2015

Yesterday, a study was released claiming that pizza consumption is a top contributor to the caloric intake of children and adolescents.  The study also…