2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Failed To Remain In Their Designated Lane

October 13, 2015

We’ve been saying that the panel charged with making dietary recommendations for Americans went way beyond its mandate into the realm of ideology instead…

Taxes Lead to Thinner Wallets, Not Thinner Waistlines

October 12, 2015

Taxes on beverages have been rejected in cities and states across America more than 30 times. Now the pro-tax movement has decamped to Mexico, and is trying…

We Need Facts To Improve Public Health

October 9, 2015

Is it a good idea for government to issue health warnings without all the facts? New York City thinks so, say some health experts.
The New York City Board…

HHS Backs Away From “Sustainable” Dietary Guidelines, But Must Do More

October 7, 2015

We have pointed out many times that it is not acceptable for the federal government to base dietary advice on personal agendas. Today, the U.S. House of…

Looking Beyond the Headlines

October 5, 2015

It seems like nearly every day there is a headline on the latest study claiming to have found the answer to better health and a longer life. All you have…

Experts: Blaming Sugar Won’t Yield Results

October 1, 2015

Food activists continue to wage war against beverages in the same misleading manner that they have with other things we enjoy like coffee, eggs, butter…

Flip-Flopping Dietary Advice

September 29, 2015

Scientists and past U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committees (DGACs) have said for years that fat, cholesterol and salt were bad for you and that skipping…

Cutting Through the Clickbait, or Why This Blog Post is Going to Kill You

September 25, 2015

Does it feel like every day you’re being told that something you enjoyed eating or drinking is bad for you? You might see a new study on the news claiming…

More Evidence That Soda Taxes Don’t Improve Public Health

September 21, 2015

When it comes to obesity there are no silver bullet solutions. Public health professionals tell us that obesity has many risk factors, including diet…

Government Nutritionists Wrong About Breakfast?

September 18, 2015

How many times have you been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day because skipping it will make you gain weight? New research shows…