beverage http://michiganradio.org en University of Michigan Health Services to stop selling sugary drinks http://michiganradio.org/post/university-michigan-health-services-stop-selling-sugary-drinks <p>If you find yourself craving an icy-cold cola or some ginger ale, maybe a Frappuccino coffee, should you be able to crack open a can or a bottle when you want? Even if you know it’s not good for you?</p><p>The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers say maybe not. So, starting today, you will no longer be able to indulge that sweet tooth of yours. They will become one of the first in Michigan to stop selling all sugar-sweetened beverages, with the goal of giving us a not-too-subtle nudge over to healthier drinks.</p><p>Theresa Han-Markey has been a registered dietician for over 20 years. She is the Bionutrition Manager at the Michigan Critical Research Unit and she’s the Internship Director for Dietetics at U of M. She joined us today to give us a closer look at this sugar crackdown.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:02:00 +0000 Stateside Staff 15331 at http://michiganradio.org University of Michigan Health Services to stop selling sugary drinks Report: Michigan's food and beverage businesses are hiring http://michiganradio.org/post/report-michigans-food-and-beverage-businesses-are-hiring <p>A new study says the &ldquo;Help Wanted&rdquo; sign is out at Michigan&rsquo;s food and beverage businesses.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.restaurant.org/pressroom/pressrelease/?ID=2285">National Restaurant Association</a> predicts food and beverage businesses will hire nearly a half million summer workers this year, the highest since 1993.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The association says more than 20 thousand of those jobs will be in Michigan. Tue, 05 Jun 2012 19:50:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 7771 at http://michiganradio.org Report: Michigan's food and beverage businesses are hiring