Neely: “Collaboration and education are the better way forward”

July 13, 2016

Americans think soda taxes are a bad idea which is why tax proposals have been rejected 43 times since 2008. In a piece for The Hill, American Beverage…

Happy Park & Recreation Month!

July 12, 2016

Each summer since 1985, Americans have celebrated Park & Recreation Month during July to recognize the importance of nature and exercise. The goal of Park…

Why “Soda Taxes Slim Wallets, Not Waistlines”

July 7, 2016

Soda taxes are often sold on false claims that they will reduce obesity and make people healthier, but the fact is there is zero evidence to back up these…

The Bottom Line with Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners

July 6, 2016

Low- and no-calorie sweeteners have been studied extensively for years. Based on the immense body of science, numerous government and public health organizations…

Trying To Cut Calories this Summer? Diet Beverages Can Help

June 30, 2016

Based on a large amount of scientific research, we know that ingredients in low- and no-calorie beverages are perfectly safe. But the latest research also…

Complex Challenges Require Comprehensive Solutions

June 28, 2016

Obesity and obesity-related diseases are complex challenges driven by a variety of factors, including genetics, a lack of physical activity and the over…

Ditching the “Junk Science” on Diet Beverages

June 23, 2016

There is plenty of “junk science” reported in the media today, and in the case of diet beverages, the enormity of false reporting is cause for concern…

Don’t Fall for the Headlines

June 21, 2016

Social media has increasingly become an integral part of modern society. Although social media is a fast way to get and share information, it also makes…

Summer is Here!

June 20, 2016

Today marks the first day of summer, and cities across the country are starting to feel the heat. With record breaking temperatures sweeping the nation…

Discriminatory Taxes Send the Wrong Message to Consumers

June 16, 2016

It is no secret that obesity is a serious and complex challenge that our country is facing. The beverage industry is doing its part, providing consumers…