What AND Could Do Instead of Taking Soda Money
Advocacy / Food as Reward / Food Environment / Soda

What AND Could Do Instead of Taking Soda Money

After responding to the Kentucky Beverage Association’s “Don’t blame soft drinks for obesity” letter, my thoughts turned to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) taking money from soda companies.  The AND claims to be the public’s  best source for the most credible food and nutrition information but that credibility is diminished when it uses its platform to support soda … Continue reading

Earth Day, Obesogenic Environment and Walmart
Food Environment / Junk Food / Sugar

Earth Day, Obesogenic Environment and Walmart

As we celebrate Earth Day, it’s time to look beyond the standard message of “reduce, reuse, recycle” and consider how our obesogenic environment impacts climate change.  The Motley Fool recently published some startling figures. Cars burn around 938 million gallons of gasoline per year more than they would if Americans weighed what they did in … Continue reading