Setting the Record Straight on Calories

September 16, 2015

There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about calories. Claims have been made that some calories are different from other calories, so watching…

Debunking Some Nutrition Myths

September 15, 2015

Information comes to us from a wide variety of sources. It is often difficult to separate the good information from the bad. That’s why when we at Sip…

Taking A Closer Look At Scientific Studies

September 11, 2015

We at Sip & Savor often blog on how scientific findings are sometimes misinterpreted by the media. Registered Dietitian Kris Sollid says one of the biggest…

Trusting the Math on Energy Drinks

September 10, 2015

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes, says the old proverb. They must’ve been thinking of the Internet.
Here…

Policymakers Should Stick To The Science

September 4, 2015

We are being inundated with stories about “studies” that make startling and contradictory claims about everyday products. Many are demonstrably false…

It’s National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September 2, 2015

President Obama’s proclamation announcing that September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month said that “childhood obesity rates have stopped…

Look For The Science In Science Reporting

August 31, 2015

Earlier in the year the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) report stated that coffee is OK for you and can be “incorporated into a healthy…

Encouraging Balance In Communities Nationwide

August 26, 2015

America’s beverage companies are constantly looking for ways to be an industry leader in public health with our efforts to reduce obesity.
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Dietary Advice Should Be Based On Science

August 25, 2015

The latest news on federal advice on diet makes it clear that much of what we’ve been told to stay away from is wrong. For decades, the Dietary Guidelines…

It’s Getting Hot in Here (Still)

August 13, 2015

Well, it’s August and you know what that means! No, not last minute vacations or back-to-school shopping. That’s right, the sun is beating down (relentlessly)…