Diet & Health

Blog entry | Nov 24 2014
Tis the season for gathering with family and reminding your loved ones through presents (or maybe just hugs) how important they are in your life. While in the warmth of holiday happiness, this may be a good time to think about the relationships you...
Blog entry | Oct 31 2014
Looking Back at the “Health Reality” Campaign, and Looking Forward to Your Behavior Change This month, we introduced three consumer profiles corresponding with stages along the behavior change continuum based on analysis of our 2014 Food &...
Blog entry | Oct 31 2014
With food trends constantly changing, there’s always something new on the horizon.  Is seems like the focus recently has been on kale, quinoa, and Greek yogurt but new foods are making their way into mainstream diets.  Often times chefs, “foodies”,...
Continuing Professional Education | Oct 31 2014
What are the Influencers that Impact How & Why People Eat? New Research Insights Presented by Marla Reicks, PhD, RD and Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD, FADA Date: November 18, 2014Time: 11 am – 12 noon (CST)CPEUs: 1.0Cost: WM DPG Members, Free...
Blog entry | Oct 29 2014
Maybe you are dressing up like a caveman for Halloween, but that doesn’t mean you have to eat like one.  Lately the ghost of ancient diets have been getting resurrected in modern meals, but is there actually merit in eating like it’s 1999 (B.C.)? ...
Blog entry | Oct 29 2014
Kris Sollid, RD, Associate Director, Nutrients and Colleen Abbott, MS, Dietetic Intern, University of Maryland, College Park. When most people hear the phrase “coconut oil” their mind turns to the tropics. The smell, the sand, the sound of the ocean...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2014
Database ≠ Science One thing that we’ve seen popping up in the public food consciousness is databases: databases of ingredients, calories, nutrients, you name it. While we’re excited to see such an emphasis on making food information more accessible...
Press Release | Oct 27 2014
Can a single number sum up your food? EWG’s latest food database aims high, falls short (Washington, D.C., October 27, 2014) — Making food information accessible, clear, and easy to understand is a great goal that many of us in the nutrition and...
Blog entry | Oct 24 2014
Use of Low-Calorie Sweeteners by the Nation’s “Biggest Losers”: Members of the National Weight Control Registry Drop Pounds and Keep Them Off Chandler Ray, University of Maryland Dietetic Intern When it comes to weight loss and maintenance,...
Millennials and Food
Article | Oct 16 2014
This report presents the results of six focus groups with Millennials about their nutrition knowledge and behavior. The main objective was to gain an understanding of Millennials’ current eating habits as well as their views toward nutrition and...

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