Knowing the Facts

June 19, 2015

When it comes to low- and no-calorie sweeteners, we at Sip & Savor understand that the Internet is full of misinformation and claims. One of the most common…

The Added Sugar Fantasy

June 17, 2015

We hear stories all the time about what foods are “good” or “bad” for us, such as the idea that foods high in dietary fat will lead to heart disease…

Staying Balanced Throughout Summer

June 16, 2015

This Sunday is the official start of the summer season, a time to relax and enjoy time off from school or maybe a nice vacation from work. But it is important…

The American Medical Association: Helping Defend Patients

June 15, 2015

TV shows on health and nutrition can be entertaining and easily capture our attention with teasers that promise to help eliminate belly fat or reveal which…

San Francisco Politicians: Using Warning Labels To Mislead Citizens

June 12, 2015

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week passed an ordinance that will require a warning label on posters and billboards that advertise sugar-sweetened…

It’s Just Bad Advice

June 10, 2015

Media coverage of food and nutrition is often confusing and sometimes outright wrong. Eggs, cholesterol, fat and salt were bad for you; now we are told…

The Right Approach For San Francisco And Beyond

June 9, 2015

Last year San Franciscans voted down a ballot measure to tax soda, teas and energy drinks. Yet a handful of elected officials in the northern California…

Finding The Truth Behind Scientific Studies

June 8, 2015

We at Sip & Savor have been writing about how “studies” of dubious merit or that are downright fraudulent get published anyway in blogs, websites and…

Experts Questions the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans

June 5, 2015

For decades Americans have been told to consume less animal products and eggs because fat and cholesterol were allegedly “bad” for their health. …

Questioning The Validity Of A Sugar Tax

June 4, 2015

It’s hard to understand why some lawmakers believe a beverage tax will reduce obesity rates when one looks at the facts. It’s also clear that a tax…