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I'm a sports fan. Let me rephrase that. I'm fanatical about sports: all sports. I'm also a registered dietitian. So you can imagine my intrigue when I saw the commercial for this fall's season of The Biggest Loser. This season, the show's contestants are all former elite athletes. Some athletes...
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Wednesday, September 17, 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM EDT Hosted by: USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Presenters Jeannie Sneed Professor and Head, Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics, Kansas State University Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD Senior Vice President,...
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Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 2014) — Is it possible for experts from the leading nutrition and sport medicine professional organizations to come to consensus on how to strategically address obesity? The answer can be found in a peer-reviewed paper, Energy Balance at a Crossroads: Translating the...
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Ever worry about food poisoning, or keeping food safe? Here are 4 simple steps to making sure your food is safe to eat.  Consumer's Guide to Safe Food Handling Infographic from Food Insight The United States provides one of the safest food supplies in the world. With the U.S. Food and Drug...
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Whom do you trust on food issues? What's FACTS and how do you use it? Get the quick answers here.
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When my kids were starting the school year, I was always filled with anticipation for them to gain knowledge. But each new school year is about more than academic education (though that’s very important!) It’s also about important life skills that your kids will need when they become independent...
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Been hearing some crazy news about caffeine lately? So have we! That's why we were keen to check out this infographic by Andy Brunning, a chemistry teacher in the UK. It shows just how much coffee, water, and alcohol would be 'potentially toxic' at high doses – and it's pretty surprising! It really...
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When I sit down to watch the Packers and Seahawks tonight, I’m betting I won’t be a model of nutritional excellence. In fact, during football season, Sundays rank at the top of my (mostly sensible) splurge days. But in the new NFL, food isn’t just a big part of my watching—it’s a big part of the...
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Have you ever wondered how your food came to be produced the way it is today? From the field to your table, a lot has changed - and improved - since farming first began, for both farmers and consumers. Let’s start with a farmer. From the hottest days of summer, to the coldest days of winter,...
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Staff of the Grain Foods Foundation, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @GrainFoods   Can you believe September is here again? With the annual return to the fall routine, we could all use a little help getting back on track after the lazy days of summer. Enter the It’s All About You toolkit. This...
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(Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 2014)—Emphasizing the theme “Kanny Kitchen: Food Safety Basics for a Hectic Life,” the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is touting the importance of food safety year-round during September's Food Safety Education Month. The IFIC Foundation's...
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Kris Sollid, RD and Brittany Mountjoy speak with Liz Caselli-Mechael about tips on packing a lunch that's nutritious, fun to eat, and safe for kids during the back-to-school season. 
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Jean Ragalie-Carr, RDN, President of the National Dairy Council, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @JeanRagalieRD What does back-to-school time mean for most families? Jam-packed schedules and trying to fit everything in, including eating nutritionally balanced meals and snacks; oh, and making...
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September 9, 2014, 2:00-3:00 pm ET A joint webcast presented by: Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Dietary Guidelines Alliance Cooperative Extension Service  and the International Food Information Council Foundation.   Presenters Marcia Greenblum MS, RD, Senior Director of...
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Joy Dubost PhD, RD, National Restaurant Association, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @joyofnutrition With the school year starting and all the activities that ensue, many parents are even more pressed for time to provide healthy, well-balanced meals at home for their children. For some families...
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Last night, the TV-lovers among us celebrated some of the more popular potrayals of science on the small screen: "Breaking Bad," winner for Outstanding Drama, features a chemistry teacher who turns to a life of crime. "The Big Bang Theory," an Outstanding Comedy Series nominee and winner of ...
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Cut yourself some slack, and use these easy tips for a healthful start to the schoolyear!  Check out more great #Back2School Tips and use the It's All About You Toolkit!  

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