• HealthLine. "Looking to loose weight? Skip one soda per day." Brian Krans. August 2016 [here]

  • UPI. "Swapping one sugary drink for water a day has big health benefit, study says." Stephen Feller. August 2016 [here]

  • Oprah Magazine. "What do your drink choices reveal about your health?" Jessica Migala. December 2015 [here]

  • International Business Times. "US Researchers Develop Healthy Beverage Index to Evaluate Daily Beverage Intake." Guneet Bhatia. July, 13, 2015 [here]       

  • Yahoo News. US Nutritionists Develop Healthy Beverage Index. staff reporter. July 10, 2015 [here

  • Good Morning America. “Are Cafeteria Lunches Healthier Than Meals Brought From Home?” Video media, Nov 10, 2014 [here]

  • Podcast, J. Nutr. Ed & Behavior. “School lunches offer better average nutrition than packed lunches,” Nov 7, 2014. [here]

  • Washington Post. “Schools are providing healthier lunches for kids than parents,” Nov 8, 2014. [here]

  • NPR’s Morning Edition. “Advice for diet soda lovers, skip the chips,” Allison Aubrey. April 13, 2012. [here]

  • Science Daily. “Health Impact, Interplay of Diet Soft Drinks and Overall Diet Unraveled,” staff. March 28, 2012. [here]

  • Reuters. “Complicated link between diet drinks, health: study,” Amy Norton. Mar 28, 2012. [here]




  • Canada AM. “Americans eat more calories a day than in the 1970s”. Live Interview.

  • Good Morning America, ABC News. “Americans Eat 570 Calories More than in 1977.”

  • BBC News. “Snacking clue to obesity epidemic,” Helen Briggs. [here]

  • Reuters. “Study finds Americans eating more- and more often”, Ned Barnett. [here]

  • NBC 17. “UNC study shows Americans eat more- snack more”. Live Interview. [article here]

  • Reuters. “Tax soda, pizza to cut obesity, researchers say”; Julie Steenhuysen. [here]

  • Science Daily. “Unhealthy Foods Become Less Popular with Increasing Costs”; staff reporter. [here]

  • USA Today. “Study: People would lose 5 pounds a year if soda cost extra 18%”; Nanci Hellmich. [here]

  • NBC Nightly News. “Paying the Price: Junk food price hikes could curb appetites”; Brian Bazell. [here]

  • Brazilian Health Magazine. “Health effects of eating out”; Adriana Toledo.

  • Men’s Health. “Fast Food consumption and metabolic Syndrome”; Brittany Risher.

  • MebMD. “Drinking our way to obesity”; Daniel DeNoon. [here]

  • Health and Human Services, Health Beat. “Drinking Sugar”; Ira Dreyfuss. 

  • NPR’s Morning Edition. “Calorie-laden holiday drinks add to pounds”; Alison Aubrey. [here]





  • A Smart Start: Symposium on Childhood Obesity. Roundtable Speaker: Future Directions for Research and Action.  [here]