Aside from the Valentine’s Day candy and treats on the store shelves, the first quarter of a new year tends to be filled with diet- and exercise-related products to appeal to those consumers who resolved to lose weight or eat healthier in the new year.
IBWA emphasizes importance of clean, safe drinking water
May 5, 2014
During National Drinking Water Week from May 4 to 10 this year, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), Alexandria, Va., is highlighting bottled water as a healthy, on-the-go, refreshing beverage.
As the old saying goes, only two things are absolute in life: death and taxes. As many of us just finished the hustle and bustle of tax season, I think we can add another item to today’s list of absolute certainties, and that’s the discussion of obesity.
Some of the best parts of being a member of the media are the experiences you have and knowledge you take with you. During my local media time, I had the chance to experience new, exciting things and gain a deeper understanding of the community I grew up in.
In the eight years that Susan Neely has worked for the American Beverage Association (ABA), the president and chief executive officer of the Washington, D.C.-based association has seen manufacturers truly embrace the concept of innovation.
The old adage, “You are what you eat,” has been more top of mind in recent years as the wealth of health and wellness information inspires consumers to consider their diets. According to the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 2012 Food & Health Survey, nearly all Americans say they have given at least a little thought to the healthfulness of their diets, physical activity and the safety of the food they eat and are trying to improve at least one of their eating habits.
Addressing obesity through formulation, innovation. In early 2010, 28.7 percent of U.S. adults aged 20 and older were obese, according to a report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta. This is a slight increase from the 2009 estimate of 28 percent, states the September 2010 early release of estimates based on data from the January to March 2010 National Health Interview Survey report.
The May 2015 issue of Beverage Industry includes a cover story about custom messaging for baby boomers, as well as articles about NVE Pharmaceuticals, sports and protein drinks and more. Check it out today!