Diet & Health

Blog entry | Sep 18 2014
Here we go again. Researchers with a study of dubious relevance and so-so design said "jump," and many media said "how high?" Now, please bear with me here. This is a rather long post, but it's an important one. The scientific brouhaha du jour ...
Article | Sep 17 2014
News Background from the IFIC Foundation September 17, 2014 – A study published today in the journal Nature suggesting an adverse impact of low-calorie sweeteners (also commonly referred to as non-nutritive or artificial sweeteners, or sugar...
Press Release | Sep 10 2014
Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 2014) — Is it possible for experts from the leading nutrition and sport medicine professional organizations to come to consensus on how to strategically address obesity? The answer can be found in a peer-reviewed paper,...
Blog entry | Sep 05 2014
When my kids were starting the school year, I was always filled with anticipation for them to gain knowledge. But each new school year is about more than academic education (though that’s very important!) It’s also about important life skills that...
Blog entry | Sep 03 2014
When I sit down to watch the Packers and Seahawks tonight, I’m betting I won’t be a model of nutritional excellence. In fact, during football season, Sundays rank at the top of my (mostly sensible) splurge days. But in the new NFL, food isn’t just a...
Blog entry | Sep 02 2014
Staff of the Grain Foods Foundation, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @GrainFoods   Can you believe September is here again? With the annual return to the fall routine, we could all use a little help getting back on track after the lazy days of...
Media | Aug 29 2014
Kris Sollid, RD and Brittany Mountjoy speak with Liz Caselli-Mechael about tips on packing a lunch that's nutritious, fun to eat, and safe for kids during the back-to-school season. 
Blog entry | Aug 29 2014
Jean Ragalie-Carr, RDN, President of the National Dairy Council, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @JeanRagalieRD What does back-to-school time mean for most families? Jam-packed schedules and trying to fit everything in, including eating...
Article | Aug 29 2014
September 9, 2014, 2:00-3:00 pm ET A joint webcast presented by: Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Dietary Guidelines Alliance Cooperative Extension Service  and the International Food Information Council Foundation.   Presenters...
Blog entry | Aug 26 2014
Joy Dubost PhD, RD, National Restaurant Association, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @joyofnutrition With the school year starting and all the activities that ensue, many parents are even more pressed for time to provide healthy, well-balanced...

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