Blog entry | May 29 2015
The 2015 Food & Health Survey is hot off the presses and has yielded some surprising results on dietary fats. 3 in 10 Americans have recently changed their opinion about the healthfulness of...
Blog entry | May 28 2015
Before I joined the FoodInsight team, I’d spend work days in one of two ways. Some days, I’d be riding between African farms in the back of a pickup, learning the Nkole word for ‘thank you’ and...
Blog entry | May 27 2015
 “What’s for dinner?” is a question that has been asked for centuries. But depending on the type of tummies and appetites in your home, the answer may not always be clear.  How should parents of...
Blog entry | May 26 2015
How do Americans prioritize their health? Check out the consumer survey data! See how Americans would use extra time and extra money, and how much time they spend on their meals.   Find out more...
Blog entry | May 11 2015
Bill Nye, "the Science Guy," helped make "geek chic" chic before it was chic. He also made science cool for a generation who grew up watching his eponymous PBS Kids program. More recently, he has...
Blog entry | May 08 2015
May 10th marks the start of Women’s Health Week. Our needs are unique and, too often, they fall to the bottom of our priority lists. A healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be hard work, so resolve to...
Blog entry | May 07 2015
To celebrate this campaign season, we're sharing campaign posters for some of our favorite nutrient-powered foods. Take a look at our first candidate- peanut butter - to check out its fiber, protein...
Blog entry | May 05 2015
Happy Cinco de Mayo! 5/5/15: the fifth day of the fifth month of 2015. What a symmetrical date! No, this is not a math-focused piece, but I will give you five reasons to add more Mexican flare to...
Blog entry | May 04 2015
Myth: Fructose is worse for you than table sugar. Fact: Neither fructose nor table sugar is inherently harmful— it’s all about moderation and balancing your overall diet and activity level. There are...
Blog entry | May 01 2015
From company announcements to government reports, there’s more attention than ever on the use of antibiotics in animals, different antibiotic types, and what producers and the FDA are doing to...
Blog entry | Apr 30 2015
Sometimes, a cabinet full of cans doesn’t have the same power to excite that a bowl of fresh veggies does. But using canned, dried, or frozen foods can eliminate the need to throw out aging produce,...
Blog entry | Apr 28 2015
Yellow, red, and blue are seemingly harmless primary colors when seen in nature or on a color wheel. But when talking about color additives in food, some people have questions about their safety. Are...
Blog entry | Apr 27 2015
Last week, something wonderful happened. The Daily Show dove into the newly approved low-acrylamide potato, produced using biotechnology. The show called out Jeffrey Smith, executive director of...
Blog entry | Apr 27 2015
The air is warm and welcoming. Flowers are full of color.  It is spring! After a long, cold winter, it is time to get outside! One of the best ways to take in spring is to visit your local, state or...
Blog entry | Apr 22 2015
Sun, seeds, soil, and now… satellite positioning. Technology has added a whole new dimension to farming. New innovations don’t just make life easier for farmers, they can help to protect the...

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