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Johns Hopkins Health - Sip Wisely

Spring 2015
Issue No. 28

Sip Wisely

Date: April 2, 2015

Follow the Johns Hopkins guide to picking your drinks.



 Cafeterias and vending machines at Johns Hopkins have been outfitted with red, yellow and green stickers. No, it’s not part of some interior-design overhaul — it’s our way of helping people make smarter drink choices, explains Richard Safeer, M.D., medical director of employee health for Johns Hopkins HealthCare. Take a cue from our easy-to-follow traffic light system (left).

Green Light

Water, seltzer, unsweetened iced tea , fruit-infused water

Yellow Light

Lower-calorie juices , vitamin infused water

Red Light

Sugary sodas , juice drinks, flavored tea

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