Blog entry | Sep 21 2017
September means several things to me- the start of my favorite season (fall), my birthday (hooray!) and the beginning of football season. I grew up watching college football with my family on the...
Blog entry | Sep 20 2017
“Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes,” was what my mom always used to tell me. She was right, carrots are filled with carotenoids, including lutein, that help protect against macular...
Blog entry | Sep 19 2017
Healthy Aging Month is a great time to consider how beliefs and behaviors around food change as we age.  Aside from what is often a distinct set of beliefs about nutrition, and an evolving set of...
Blog entry | Sep 18 2017
There are so many misperceptions circulating about the science and technology behind making food more abundant, nutritious and safe. Because of this, the IFIC Foundation’s team of self-proclaimed...
Blog entry | Sep 14 2017
“Paleo” and “gluten-free” have become household names over the past few years. But have you heard about the Paleo diet for your baby? As trendy eating styles become increasingly popular, the next...
Blog entry | Sep 14 2017
Food safety starts on farms, barns, groves, ranches and science labs—basically, it begins where food productivity is established and monitored. The farmers, ranchers, agronomists, botanists,...
Blog entry | Sep 14 2017
Pesticide Residues Pesticides & Food: What You Need to Know Pesticides: Myths vs. Reality [INFOGRAPHIC] Pesticide 101 [INFOGRAPHIC] Meat Production  Five Ways Farmers Love Their Animals “Meat-ing...
Blog entry | Sep 13 2017
Americans are confronted with nutrition and food information all the time. It can come from all angles: the news, friends, social media and advertisements. But much of that information is conflicting...
Blog entry | Sep 12 2017
Imagine that the minivan is packed with fresh twin XL sheets and too many plastic drawers and bins to bother counting. You get to campus to unload and before you know it, your teary-eyed family...
Blog entry | Sep 11 2017
Curious about low-calorie sweeteners? You’re not alone. Conflicting information about low-calorie sweeteners seems to be reaching new heights, so we’ve searched high and low for the facts. Here’s the...
Blog entry | Sep 11 2017
Information about the food we eat surrounds us, yet much of it is low on evidence and high on hype. To help counter this misinformation, our team of self-proclaimed “food nerds” is focused on the...
Blog entry | Sep 08 2017
Chatter about protein and protein supplements have been getting a good deal of attention recently. With so much misinformation about amounts, timing and sources here are the answers to five common...
Blog entry | Sep 06 2017
Are you confused about “sell-by,” “best-by,” or “use-by” language and dates you see stamped on the packaging of your favorite foods and beverages? You are not alone! While food safety is a primary...
Blog entry | Sep 05 2017
Farmers don’t just wear a straw hat, but they also must constantly wear their “thinking caps” too! Productive farming relies upon integrating efficient methods to feed, house and keep animals healthy...

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