The food and beverage industries' deep pockets often translate to political clout. Case in point, the recent news that the soda industry targeted the California legislature's Latino caucus to defeat proposed soda tax
Friend to Dietitians For Professional Integrity Dr. Michael Siegel of Boston University (one of the authors of Monday's study on soda sponsorship of health organizations) has published a hard-hitting post on soda
"Dr. Barbara Bowman, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention announced her immediate departure from the agency on Thursday, two days after it came to
While the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shies away from criticism of Big Food and Big Soda, other health organizations have been much less fearful. Yesterday, American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown publicly
Let's catch up on soda taxes. Soda taxes are on the ballot or working their way to the ballot in Philadelphia, Oakland, San Francisco, and Boulder. Increasingly, health advocacy groups and politicians are
Wow!! Dietitians of Canada calls for taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages in a new position paper. When will the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics follow suit?