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Beverage Guidance Panel

The Panel Comprises Five Eminent Scholars and Professors

Barry Popkin, Ph.D.

Director, the Interdisciplinary Obesity Center and the Division of Nutrition Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Popkin is a leading scholar on dietary patterns and trends, diet and body composition, and obesity.
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Ben Caballero, Ph.D., M.D.

Director of the Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Caballero is a member of the Institute of Medicine Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and an eminent scholar of obesity and nutrition. His research focuses on the investigation of dietary factors, using epidemiologic approaches, in the cause and prevention of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other important conditions.
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Balz Frei, Ph.D.

Director and Endowed Chair, the Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University

Dr. Frei is a leading scholar of oxidative and nitrative stress and antioxidants and the effects of micronutrients and phytochemicals on health.
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Walter Willett, M.D.

Endowed Chair and Chair of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University

Dr. Willett is a leading epidemiology scholar on the effects of diet, including all categories of beverages, on the cause and prevention of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other important conditions.
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George Bray, M.D.

Professor, Louisiana State University Medical Center, and director emeritus, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge

Dr. Bray is the preeminent nutrition researcher and authority on obesity and diabetes and associated health conditions.
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Lawrence Armstrong, Ph.D.

Human Performance Laboratory, University of Connecticut, Storrs

Dr. Armstrong is a leading scholar on dietary interventions (i.e., sport drinks, low-salt diets, glucose-electrolyte solutions) that affect human performance.
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