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The IFIC Foundation, in collaboration with AARP Foundation, conducted an oversample of respondents ages 50–80 for the 2017 Food and Health Survey to help uncover insights into the diets and health of older Americans.

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Data & Survey
Full Report (PDF) Data Tables (PDF) 2008 Comparative Report (PDF) NOTE: This is a report with all three years of topline data from each edition of the Food & Health Survey. It includes the main findings from each year's report in comparison with the other years' reports. If you are interested...
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Successful nutrition messages are essentially CONSUMER-ORIENTED. This is the basic premise of the New Nutrition Conversation with Consumers. As a consumer-oriented communications technique, it is grounded in understanding what consumers know, believe, value, and do relating to food, diet, and...
Data & Survey
The International Food Information Council Foundation Food & Health Survey provides ongoing insights into the many connections Americans make between the food they eat and their health. The initial wave of this survey was conducted in 2006 and acts as a benchmark study. The 2007 Food &...
Guidelines & Regulations
The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program, “A Practical Guide to Risk Communication for Nutrition and Food Safety Practitioners” If you are a registered dietitian or...
Data & Survey
Consumers’ appetites for food and nutrition news seem nearly insatiable. In recent years, scientific evidence has revealed that bioactive dietary components may benefit health in ways that extend beyond meeting basic nutritional needs. Communications about dietary components for health promotion...
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Consumers demand safe food and expect it to be nutritious, easy to store, easy to prepare and available at low cost year-round. The United States can boast a long history of being able to meet these demands, with a highly productive food and fiber system envied throughout the world.1 The average...
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Background The growing awareness of the relationship between diet and health has led to an increasing demand for food products that support health above and beyond providing basic nutrition. Probiotics and prebiotics are components present in foods, or that can be incorporated into foods, which...

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