CHOICES Project Presents Panel on Sugary Drink Taxes

In May, the CHOICES Project presented a panel on sugary drink taxes at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Sugary drinks – carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks, fruit drinks, energy drinks, and sports drinks-are the single largest source of added sugar in the U.S. diet. Studies have found links between sugary drink intake … Continue reading “CHOICES Project Presents Panel on Sugary Drink Taxes”

STUDY: Industry-Related Research Appears Biased to Underestimate the Adverse Health Effects of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs)

Objective: The authors of this study sought to determine the extent to which financial conflicts of interest involving the food industry may have biased nutrition studies. To explore this question, they conducted research involving sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) as a test case, focusing on a period during which scientific consensus about the adverse health effects of SSB emerged from … Continue reading “STUDY: Industry-Related Research Appears Biased to Underestimate the Adverse Health Effects of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs)”