Blog entry | Aug 27 2015
Your alarm goes off earlier than usual, and there’s no time to lose. You gulp down a glass of water, lace up your shoes, and go. With all the hustle and bustle of family, work and life, making the...
Blog entry | Aug 26 2015
Kombucha is one of the trendiest beverages on store shelves today. Like many other products that have found themselves in the spotlight, enthusiasts have touted kombucha as delivering a variety of...
Blog entry | Aug 26 2015
I love going to conferences. There's so much to learn and so many experts to learn from. Recently, I learned that that not everyone understands that not all research is created equal. Take low-...
Blog entry | Aug 24 2015
If you’re checking Facebook, watching morning shows, or answering calls from your mom, you’ve probably already seen the latest headline grab from Consumer Reports, claiming that your ground beef is,...
Blog entry | Aug 24 2015
Water is kind of a big deal. Without it, there would be no farms, no food, no anything (except rocks).The earth would basically be a more temperate version of Mars. This World Water Week, we’re...
Blog entry | Aug 19 2015
People seem to have a love-hate relationship with eating. To illustrate, I wrote two haikus: “I can’t eat bagels.”  “Fermented foods only, please.” “Only on cheat days.”   “I am eating clean.” “I am...
Blog entry | Aug 18 2015
Each week, it seems a different nutritional topic – sweeteners, caffeine, food coloring, salt, carbs, or fat – is in the headlines. Is it good for you? Should you avoid it? Usually the advice changes...
Blog entry | Aug 18 2015
I would never downplay the importance of breakfast. It’s brain food that both kids and adults need to perform their best every day. However, I would argue that dinner is more important, and here’s...
Blog entry | Aug 12 2015
Several studies published recently in reputable scientific journals point to evidence that low-calorie sweeteners can be a part of an overall weight management plan.  Studies Tip the Scales in...
Blog entry | Aug 11 2015
Picture this: You and your family are attending a celebration such as a child’s birthday party, a graduation or a holiday event. Someone leans over to you and says, “Look at these kids just bouncing...
Blog entry | Aug 10 2015
The science on calorie balance is compelling, but the perception is still surprisingly hazy. With recent attention on “who” and “what” is to blame for obesity, we think it’s important to re-emphasize...
Blog entry | Aug 10 2015
To celebrate this campaign season, we're sharing "campaign" posters for some of our favorite nutrient-powered foods. Take a look at this poster representing a front-runner for your afternoon snack:...
Blog entry | Aug 06 2015
  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sets an Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) for many ingredients, including low-calorie sweeteners. See how they figure it out in this new infographic.
Blog entry | Aug 06 2015
Fresh fruit, crusty bread, tuna, yogurt, chocolate. We put a value on every food we come across, and it isn’t just about whether that food is nutritious. There can be a certain glamour to food, as 10...
Blog entry | Aug 06 2015
You may have noticed monk fruit sweeteners popping up in conversation or on your favorite food blogs. Following decades of use in areas where monk fruit grows, this natural no-calorie sweetener is...

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