Blog entry | May 20 2010
By: Lindsay Maurath   5/21/2010 As a future dietitian I am extremely curious about the outlook for nutrition and food in the years to come.  What challenges might consumers, industry and public...
Blog entry | May 18 2010
By: Tony Flood & Lindsay Maurath   Date: 5/19/10 Bisphenol A (BPA) is once again taking center stage in the media after a new report was released on the chemical earlier this week.  The National...
Blog entry | May 17 2010
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 5/18/10 Currently, the United States Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is in the process of finalizing their Committee report to inform the 2010 Dietary...
Blog entry | May 16 2010
By: Russell Pate, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina  Date: 5/17/10 The first National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) for the United States was launched on May 3,...
Blog entry | May 12 2010
By: Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RD and Lindsay Maurath  Date: 5/13/10 The White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity's much anticipated report to the President was released this week, accompanied by...
Blog entry | May 11 2010
By: Julia Bradsher, PhD, MBA, CEO, The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)   Date: 5/12/10 This week, communities across the country are recognizing Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW), a...
Blog entry | May 10 2010
By: Kris Sollid, RD Date: 5/11/10 Last week, some of America's top nutrition minds circulated in our nation's capital. The American Heart Association (AHA) convened in Washington, DC on May 5th and...
Blog entry | May 09 2010
By: Katie Burns Date: 5/10/10 As recent media reports have mentioned, food allergies appear to be on the rise in the U.S.  While the cause for this increase is unknown, it is more important than ever...
Blog entry | May 06 2010
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD  Date: 5/7/10 I love the sounds of the city, I also love jazz, and was lucky enough to attend Jazz Fest in New Orleans, Louisiana this past weekend. But, like so many...
Blog entry | May 04 2010
By: Kimberly Reed, International Food Information Council Foundation Executive Director   Date: May 4, 2010 Since their debut in February, both President Obama's White House Task Force on Childhood...
Blog entry | May 03 2010
By: Marianne Smith Edge, MS,RD,LD   Date: 5/4/10 From the Older American's month theme, "age strong, live long!" to the International Food Information Council Foundation's Healthy Aging website...
Blog entry | Apr 29 2010
By: Kris Sollid, RD   Date: 4/30/10 Two years ago, Congress commissioned the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to devise strategies for reducing sodium consumption to a level consistent with the Dietary...
Blog entry | Apr 28 2010
By: Eric Mittenthal   Date: 4/29/10 Back in my days working as a journalist, most of my experiences covering food involved figuring out which stories would have a free spread involved.  I'd enjoy the...
Blog entry | Apr 26 2010
By: Ann Bouchoux   Date: 4/27/10 Did you know that research has shown no direct link between moderate consumption of sugars and serious disease or obesity?  Did you know studies have shown that there...
Blog entry | Apr 21 2010
By: Lindsey Loving   Date: 4/22/10 Today is "Earth Day" - a day dedicated to the appreciation and preservation of our planet, and all that it provides for us. Many people recognize this day by...

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