Gardening, Nutrition and Fitness for the Youth of Columbia, S.C.

February 1, 2016

In January, the United States Conference of Mayors and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America announced Columbia, S.C. as the runner-up…

Encouraging a “Healthy Me” in Everett, Mass.

January 28, 2016

Last week the United States Conference of Mayors and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America selected Everett, Mass., Mayor Carlo DeMaria…

Fit NOLA

January 27, 2016

The United States Conference of Mayors and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America recently announced the winners of the 2016 Childhood…

The Folly of Taxes

January 20, 2016

The Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF) says that policymakers considering taxing common grocery items for health reasons should look no further than Mexico…

Stepping Up for Our Communities

January 14, 2016

America’s beverage companies are an integral part of their communities across the nation with a long history of stepping up in the face of challenges…

Federal Government’s Recent Nutrition Advice Confirms Safety and Benefits of Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners

January 13, 2016

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans released last week by the federal government confirmed the safety of FDA-approved low- and no-calorie sweeteners…

Baltimore’s Warning Label Alarms Small Businesses

January 12, 2016

Baltimore business owners are worried about the economic impact of new legislation that would slap “warning labels” on commonly purchased beverages…

Looking at the Full Picture

January 11, 2016

Sugar is routinely blamed for myriad negative health outcomes, most notably obesity. A recent Bloomberg Business article, however, is poking holes in these…

Providing Choices, Information And Innovation

January 8, 2016

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services released the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans highlighting…

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Send A Message On Balance

January 7, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans today…