Diet & Health

Blog entry | Oct 08 2015
From the research, to the weight loss, to safety and diet- here's a quick snapshot on the deal with low-calorie sweeteners. Read what the experts have to say about low-calorie sweeteners.  
Blog entry | Oct 06 2015
If you’re trying to achieve optimal athletic performance, your training program alone might not cut it. Nutrition is a critical part of any exercise program and is a healthy way to improve your performance without any harmful side effects. It’s not...
Blog entry | Oct 05 2015
This week, with the release of Soda Politics, the Food Insight team consulted our e-readers. ‘Soda’ is one of those words that can be very divisive among dietitians, like those on the Food Insight team, and nutrition enthusiasts, like myself. In the...
Blog entry | Sep 24 2015
There is no question that exercise is healthy. Regular training not only strengthens your body, but also can improve your mood by decreasing stress and increasing endorphins, which are potent chemical signals in the brain that regulate pain...
Blog entry | Sep 24 2015
Here at FoodInsight, we spend a lot of time talking about food, nutrition and health. So for our staff retreat, we thought it would be appropriate to actually prepare some food, while also learning more about working with each other. This fall, the...
Blog entry | Sep 24 2015
From snacking to sleeping to lemon juice, it seems like everything is supposed to 'jumpstart your metabolism.' So what's real? We check out the biggest myths, and see what science has to say. Myth #1: Eating breakfast ‘jumpstarts’ your metabolism....
Blog entry | Sep 22 2015
A study published in Obesity compared two groups of people in a 12-week weight loss program to figure out the impact of low-calorie sweetened beverages. See how it turned out in our latest infographic. Low-Calorie Drinks & Weight Loss [...
Blog entry | Sep 21 2015
I can’t think of any better goal than a healthy family. But making that goal a priority means more than just putting it at the top of your list – it means taking action. Literally! Family health and fitness day is September 26th. Finding ways to...
Article | Sep 17 2015
Dietary Fats: Balancing Health & Flavor   Author: IFIC Foundation Description: Research on dietary fats and health has advanced considerably in recent years, revealing their complex and critical roles in overall health and well-being. The...
Blog entry | Sep 17 2015
Move over ramen, there’s a new bowl-friendly option in town. As a die-hard fan of the hip ramen trend, I was extremely curious to find out more about the latest bowl-centric food. What exactly is poké? Is it nutritious? Are there any concerns about...
Blog entry | Sep 15 2015
From an early age, we’ve been taught that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. We hear that eating first thing in the morning can help to control our weight, and can even help us shed unwanted pounds. The perception of skipping...
Blog entry | Sep 09 2015
Sometimes eating a fast-food burger in the car on the way home is unavoidable. I get it. We are all busy. But making time for a family meal is important. Eating together stimulates communication, creates memories and establishes good eating habits. ...
Blog entry | Sep 09 2015
It’s back to school time, and as a dietitian and a mom of a second grader and a sophomore in high school, I’ve had my fair share of questions about our school district’s nutrition programs. After all, one of the most important things we can do for...
Blog entry | Sep 02 2015
Every day, we are bombarded with the results of new nutrition studies proclaiming the latest on everything from red wine to coconut oil. We read about the “battle” between low-fat versus low-carb diets and question whether juice cleanses really are...

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