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Celebrating Canned Food Month

By: Katie Burns   Date 2/4/10

Food Insight's New Years Resolutions: One Month Update

By: Food Insight Blog Contributors Date: 2/1/10

2010 is officially a month old and we thought it would be a good time to take a look at how we're doing on our New Years Resolutions. 


Along with First Lady Michelle Obama, the IFIC Foundation Is Committed to Promoting Child Health and Combating Childhood Obesity

By: David Schmidt, International Food Information Council Foundation President and CEO Date: 1/29/10

Mind Tricks to Become a Mindful Eater

By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 1/28/10

We talk a lot about mindful eating on this blog because it's a concept that resonates with a lot of the health professionals and nutrition communicators here at the IFIC office. However, we recognize that mindful eating can be a hard thing to get your head around if you are not working in the food, nutrition, and health world 24/7 or have strong interest in these matters.

Getting Sick is NOT FUN!

By: Jennifer Schleman   Date: 1/26/10 

Last fall shortly after reading our Putting the BRAT on a Diet post, I came down with the dreaded flu. Not the H1N1 variety, but the good, old-fashioned, upper respiratory influenza.

FDA Gets "Back to Basics"

By: Kerry Robinson, RD   Date: 1/22/10

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is often mentioned in media articles pertaining to food safety and nutrition, especially if there is a regulatory implication. Have you ever wondered: What exactly does the FDA do? If so, you are in luck!  

Setting Limits on Screen Time

By: Jennifer Schleman   Date: 1/20/10

After hearing so much about today's Kaiser Family Foundation study on kids and their "screen time" habits, I think this bright paper from 2006 is still extremely relevant.

So, what's the big deal?

Manage Your Weight Effectively: Tips from an RD

By: Kerry Robinson, RD   Date: 1/19/10