New Study Shows Regulation Is Not Going To Solve Our Health Woes

July 20, 2015

Lawmakers and public health activists worldwide like to believe that regulation is the magic wand that will solve a host of public health problems. A new…

Nutrition Experts Recommend That Federal Dietary Guidelines Should Focus On Diets Not Individual Nutrients

July 16, 2015

When the federal government issues its 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs), it will finally remove cholesterol from its list of "nutrients of…

Why Study Design Matters

July 15, 2015

Here at Sip & Savor, we’ve been known to blog about how scientific findings are often misinterpreted or misreported by the media.  Let’s be clear…

Small Businesses Key To Soft Drink Industry Success

July 14, 2015

If global brand names are the locomotives of our industry, then small businesses are the fuel that keeps them going. More than one-third of our industry…

Nutrition Policy Should Be Based On Science

July 13, 2015

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) has a responsibility to deliver clear information to the general public about nutrition. Unfortunately…

Bans And Labels Won’t Make Us Healthier

July 6, 2015

There are some politicians and lawmakers out there who think that they can fix America’s complex obesity problem with a ban or a label. But bans and…

When Headlines Say Soda Kills, Check The Science

July 2, 2015

A study published this week in the journal Circulation made the astonishing claim that worldwide 184,000 people die every year from drinking sugar-sweetened…

Science Says It All

July 1, 2015

Low- and no-calorie sweeteners are a hot topic in the media and among the public health community. Some folks are spreading stories that the low- and no-calorie…

Clearing Up The Conversation On Beverages

June 24, 2015

Recently we’ve seen some food activists allege that sugar-sweetened beverages “cause” obesity, diabetes and a host of other adverse health conditions…

The Real Impact Of Soda Taxes

June 22, 2015

In the past year, taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages have been passed in places like Mexico and Berkeley. And it is no surprise that proponents of these…