Diet & Health

Blog entry | Feb 27 2015
A recent study published in Nature raising concerns about the impact of emulsifiers on obesity and metabolic disorders lacks real world application and needs to be viewed in the proper context. In addition, the findings do not provide sufficient...
Article | Feb 21 2015
Beginning a New Nutrition Conversation with Consumers Consumers are exposed to a plethora of health and nutrition information from various sources—family, friends, professional colleagues, the media, and the Internet, among others. Although many of...
Blog entry | Feb 20 2015
Who doesn’t love a backyard barbecue? This time of year, though,, Americans are more concerned with whiteouts than cookouts. Let’s forget about Old Man Winter for a minute—we’ve spent way too much time dealing with him lately. Let’s thaw out our...
Blog entry | Feb 19 2015
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) has released their report. But what does this mean? Are these the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans? For answers to these important questions and more, check out our latest infographic, "...
Blog entry | Feb 18 2015
Oscar buzz has us talking in the office. When we heard the nominees for “Best Picture” our nutritional hearing may have defaulted. It looks like we misheard some of the potential winning titles. Did you say… American Snapper Okay, okay, so American...
Blog entry | Feb 13 2015
Valentine’s Day is coming and you know what that means. That’s right, it’s time to show some love. An old proverb says the key to a man’s heart is through his stomach. The registered dietitian in me would agree, but with a few caveats: The key to...
Blog entry | Feb 12 2015
The big screen is heating up with 50 Shades of Grey this week. I may be a bit unconventional, but it’s got me pondering the shades of gray I encounter every day. As a student of science, I find myself operating in shades of gray more often than not...
Article | Feb 11 2015
IFIC Foundation resources related to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA): Questions and Answers About the Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2015 DGA infographic Dietary Guidelines: The Quinquennial Quest Is Change Afoot for the 2015...
Blog entry | Feb 05 2015
Welcome to Fats Friday! In honor of February being American Heart Month, we’ll be spending each Friday sharing fun facts about fats in different foods like dairy, meat and seafood, oils, and nuts. Stay tuned each week to see more great ways to show...
Blog entry | Feb 05 2015
Ever wonder how some people achieve porcelain skin or that perfect, split-end-free, shiny hair? Most of us assume its genetics or that we need to spend half our paycheck at the salon for glam results. We’re probably right. But some research shows an...

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