Are You Counting?

May 14, 2015

Are you getting your steps in today?  We at Sip & Savor often talk about the importance of balancing the calories you consume from all foods and beverages…

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee: Making Recommendations Not Based On Science

May 11, 2015

Many people, including we here at Sip & Savor, have been critical of the recommendations made earlier this year by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory…

Nutrition Experts Looking Into The Dietary Guidelines

May 6, 2015

We at Sip & Savor often blog on the importance of listening to science-based nutrition advice when developing Dietary Guidelines.  Only recommendations…

Americans Don’t Need Taxes And Bans On What’s In Their Grocery Carts

May 5, 2015

Here at Sip & Savor, we feel that people are best able to make balanced choices if they get accurate information and the education they need to do so.…

“Facts” About Ingredients Aren’t Always True

May 1, 2015

New studies are popping up every day on the safety of the ingredients in our food supply.  Much of the information out there is not based in sound science…

The Beverage Industry: Encouraging Balance

April 17, 2015

Some legislators in Illinois are once again trying to pass a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.  But not all of the state’s lawmakers are in support…

New Research Casts Doubt On Salt Guidelines

April 16, 2015

For decades, Americans have been bombarded with news that fat, cholesterol and salt were bad for them and can lead to health problems ranging from heart…

Warning Labels Don’t Make People Healthy

April 15, 2015

In New York, lawmakers have introduced a proposal to place a warning label on sugar-sweetened beverages.  And California lawmakers have also introduced…

Simplifying Nutrition Isn’t So Simple

April 14, 2015

Are some studies on nutrition by researchers wrongly biased against some foods and beverages?
Yes, says a professor in nutrition and a professor in biostatistics…

Soda Taxes Are Not A Solution

April 13, 2015

Over the past few years, several cities and states have proposed taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages.  This year is no different: Connecticut and Vermont…