Diet & Health

Blog entry | Jul 28 2015
“How Americans can lose a lot of weight without giving up a single calorie” is a headline that should be setting off significant mental warning alarms. In fact, in War on Science Part 1, nutrition experts flagged this exact kind of language as...
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Article | Jul 27 2015
Energy balance is important for all ages.  That is why we created the new Energy Balance Guide for late teens and adults in partnership with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation.  This guide provides practical advice, steps to get started, and...
Press Release | Jul 24 2015
(Washington, D.C.) — This morning, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an update to its proposal to revise the iconic Nutrition Facts Panel (NFP). The proposal now includes a %DV for added sugars. Turns out, there’s more news to this...
Blog entry | Jul 16 2015
Round bellies, jiggling thighs, world-class athletes. Sounds out of place? You may have seen the seventh edition of ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue. If you haven’t, check it out. It is a unique issue that spotlights a variety of athletes’ bodies...
Blog entry | Jul 16 2015
Science is about focused, objective analysis, independent questions, and nuanced answers. So when science steps out of the lab and into the public dialogue, it can be heartbreaking when it morphs into the opposite: a disorderly swarm of bias,...
Blog entry | Jul 16 2015
You’ve probably heard that protein is good for you but there’s more to the protein story than that. For young women, it’s important to make sure you are getting enough protein from all the different sources in the right amounts and many of us may...
Blog entry | Jul 13 2015
We hear about fad diets everywhere. Morning shows, celebrity books, overly enthusiastic extended family members. Lately, it seems like we've been completely inundated with scientifically suspect weight-loss cures. But, believe it or not, these crazy...
Blog entry | Jul 13 2015
You finally did it! You’ve got a date scheduled. Look at you! What is your activity of choice? A summer picnic in the park. Now you just have to prepare and pack some delicious food. The only problem is… Never fear. We’ve got your back. Here are...
Blog entry | Jul 01 2015
Summer has finally arrived, and along with it comes a few things I’ve been eagerly anticipating. My dreams of warmer weather, outdoor activities and summertime celebrations have come true. If you’re like me, you tend to drink more beverages as the...
Blog entry | Jun 24 2015
It might be frozen blueberries sprinkled on cereal, or steamed broccoli with your dinner. You could pull baby carrots out of your purse, or throw a can of peaches on your yogurt. There are so many ways to get those good fruits and veggies. So does...

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