Blog entry | Dec 13 2017
Ever thought about all the “travel steps” needed for food to reach your plates? We’re talking about before you buy it in a store or order it off a menu. Many of us want more information about where...
Blog entry | Dec 12 2017
With the holiday season in full swing, the festive e-vites have already flooded your inbox. Whether it’s a party with co-workers, a dinner with friends, or an eventful family gathering, the holidays...
Blog entry | Dec 07 2017
We’ve officially (finally) made it to the last few weeks of 2017, and that means that foodies and trend forecasters are busy compiling their lists of food trends to watch for in 2018. While new fads...
Blog entry | Dec 06 2017
The thought of maintaining a healthy diet during the holiday season can seem daunting, even to the most seasoned nutrition experts. But one way to ensure you stay on track and eat a well-balanced...
Blog entry | Dec 05 2017
A walk into any restaurant, coffee shop or grocery store confirms that there are few foods as versatile as soy. We can sub soy milk in a morning latte, toss tofu in a stir fry for dinner, throw a...
Blog entry | Dec 01 2017
We talk quite a bit about the safety of pesticides and their federally regulated use by farmers to grow both conventional and organic produce. But we thought it would be a good idea take some time to...
Blog entry | Nov 30 2017
Welcome to the second installment of Food Insight’s Build Your Own Series! We are excited to share simple but tasty ways to spice up the healthiness of different foods. Next up is a pasta meal, the...
Blog entry | Nov 30 2017
After my third year of a PhD program in nutrition science, I was getting pretty used to fielding questions about nutrition from grocery store cashiers, taxi drivers, casual acquaintances, friends,...
Blog entry | Nov 28 2017
Every day, we at the IFIC Foundation are working hard to bring you great content by qualified experts. But who are these experts toiling away? In our series "Better Know a Dietitian" (or an expert in...
Blog entry | Nov 22 2017
If I had a dollar for every time someone “cheated on their diet” and had to restart, I’d have enough money to travel the entire world -- about ten times. Truth is: many diets don’t work. Yet here we...
Blog entry | Nov 21 2017
It’s time again to enjoy all of our favorite holiday food traditions. While loading up on pie and green bean casserole, it’s easy to feel like this time of year is one indulgence after another. But...
Blog entry | Nov 20 2017
Every year on the fourth Thursday of November, I walk into a house full of family, friends and food. Year after year, some things never change. I can always count on the aromas of juicy turkey,...
Blog entry | Nov 16 2017
Welcome to the first installment of Food Insight’s Build Your Own Series! We are excited to share simple but tasty ways to spice up the healthiness of different foods. First up is oatmeal -- the...
Blog entry | Nov 15 2017
Farmers have a number of practices in their “toolbox” to grow all the nutritious fruits, vegetables and grains our diets rely upon. But the use of pesticides is not well understood. Pesticides are...
Blog entry | Nov 14 2017
Did you know that roughly one third of food produced in the world is lost or wasted? It seems hard to believe, yet I’m sure you’ve been there, staring at your fridge but feeling like you have nothing...

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