Diet & Health

Blog entry | Jan 04 2010
Note: This was previously posted as a guest blog post on Healthy Blog Snack by former Foundation staffer Sarah Alligood By: Sarah Alligood, MPH, RD   Date 1/5/09 Here at the International Food Information Council Foundation, one of the most common...
Guidelines & Regulations | Oct 14 2009
The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program, “A Practical Guide to Risk Communication for Nutrition and Food Safety...
Guidelines & Regulations | Oct 14 2009
The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program on the subject of low-calorie sweeteners. If you are a registered...
Article | Oct 14 2009
Background Grains have been the “staff of life” for thousands of years, serving as a vital food source for humans. Until the last century grains were commonly eaten as whole grains. Advances in the milling and processing of grains allowed large...
Article | Oct 14 2009
Background The growing awareness of the relationship between diet and health has led to an increasing demand for food products that support health above and beyond providing basic nutrition. Probiotics and prebiotics are components present in foods...
Article | Oct 14 2009
Background Soybeans are native to East Asia, where they have been an important food staple for centuries. There is documentation of soy being cultivated as early as 1100 BC and of the use of soybean oil around 1061 AD.1, 2 Within the last two...
Article | Oct 14 2009
Background Plant foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains contain many components that are beneficial to human health. Research supports that some of these foods, as part of an overall healthful diet, have the potential to delay the onset...
Data & Survey | Oct 14 2009
Consumers’ appetites for food and nutrition news seem nearly insatiable. In recent years, scientific evidence has revealed that bioactive dietary components may benefit health in ways that extend beyond meeting basic nutritional needs....

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