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Posts made in May, 2013

Healthy Choices in Texas Schools: Legislation Enjoys TBA Support

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Blog |

Once again, Texas has shown itself to be a model for the nation when it comes to collaborative solutions to promote children’s health while respecting families and consumer choice. This week, the Texas Legislature adopted HB 217, which aligns with TBA’s commitment to healthy choices for young people and supports the industry’s efforts to deliver healthy choices in Texas schools. The Texas Beverage Association supports the final version of HB 217 and appreciates the opportunity to work...

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“Really”

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Uncategorized |

“Really?” The New York Times “Really?” column, part of the “Well” blog, tackles popular health myths on a weekly basis. This week, it covered a myth that we often write about here at Sip & Savor: the false belief promulgated by our critics that sugar-sweetened beverages are the largest contributor of sugar in the diet. New York Times blogger Anahad O’Connor examines data from the CDC and concludes: “The bottom line… Most of the added sugar the average American...

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Coca-Cola launches new website to track global business commitments

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Uncategorized |

Coca-Cola launches www.comingtogether website to track global business commitments On May 8, 2013, the Coca-Cola Company Chairman announced four global business commitments to: ·        Offer low- or no-calorie beverage options in every market ·        Provide transparent nutrition information, featuring calories on the front of all of packages ·        Help get people moving by supporting physical activity programs in every country where coca-cola does...

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