CPC Fellow Barry Popkin comments on bottled water in The Chicago Tribune

Sep 25, 2007

... "There's not a single drink out there -- from Enviga to SmartWater -- that has any proof of impact," said nutrition professor Barry Popkin, who directs the Interdisciplinary Center for Obesity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Just because [a nutrient] is in the product doesn't necessarily mean it will impact you or get in your body. There are all sorts of false labels promising health benefits.

To read the entire article ("Bottled elixirs vs. tap . Enhanced water is making the beverage industry healthier, but the prognosis is murky for the rest of us," The Chicago Tribune, Sept. 23, 2007), click here:





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