Fitness & Wellness

Blog entry | Jan 21 2016
When it comes to healthy, convenient, and nutritious, packaged foods can deliver all of these results. But it can be hard for us to see their true value when headlines vilify packaged foods. Well this is our headline, “don’t automatically judge a...
Blog entry | Jan 07 2016
This is the season for New Year’s Resolutions and at the top of so many people’s list is something related to health. Whether it’s eat more fruits and veggies, run a 5K, or sign-up for an aerobics class, health-based New Year’s Resolutions are...
Blog entry | Jan 07 2016
Ahh, sleep. We all know it’s important. But when we are stressed or busy, sometimes it’s the first thing to fall by the wayside. New research suggests that lack of sleep doesn’t just make us cranky, it may also increase our calorie consumption. The...
Press Release | Jan 06 2016
The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation today applauded the food-based, total-diet approach of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs)—released today by the federal government—to help Americans meet recommended dietary...
Blog entry | Jan 04 2016
Can’t find time for exercise in your tight schedule? Then we have good news for you: Shorter workouts can still burn plenty of calories and make you fitter. Does it sound too good to be true? Turns out, it’s not. A recent abstract presented at the...
Blog entry | Dec 30 2015
According to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2015 Food and Health Survey, just 29 percent of respondents made a New Year’s resolution for 2015. The good news is that those who did make a resolution were ambitious and...
Blog entry | Dec 23 2015
We're almost at the year's end, but we went back and found our favorite Food Insight blog posts of 2015. 1. 4 Nutrients to Eat for Better Skin & Hair Ever wonder how some people achieve smooth skin and strong, shiny hair? While most assume it’s...
Blog entry | Dec 16 2015
Once you are done decking the halls and the egg nog is past its expiration date, it’s time to start putting those New Year’s Resolutions to practice. If you aren’t sure what you want to focus on in 2016 or are looking for some additional ways to...
Blog entry | Dec 15 2015
In honor of the holidays, the FoodInsight team is counting down their favorite tips for 12 days of healthy living. Sing along and give yourself the gift of health this season! On the twelfth day of healthy living, my health guru gave to me... 12...
Blog entry | Dec 14 2015
Relationships, travel planning, gymnastics: all areas where being flexible is important. But what about being flexible in your diet? A nutrition trend called ‘flexible dieting’ recently hit the scene. The hook: you can eat whatever you want… as long...
Blog entry | Dec 07 2015
This year IFIC partnered with a variety of health and wellness focused sites, like Azumio, The Muse, Lifehack, Runtastic, and MyFitnessPal, to author more than 25 articles. Many of these sites also possess an app feature. See below for our top 10...
Blog entry | Nov 24 2015
Chances are, you or someone you know has diabetes or prediabetes – and it might be undiagnosed. As of 2012, 29.1 million Americans had diabetes. Of the 29.1 million, 21.0 million were diagnosed and 8.1 million were undiagnosed. Another 86 million...
Blog entry | Nov 23 2015
Birds are flying south. Bears are snuggling up in their burrows and hibernating the season away. Winter is coming. The dark, cold days make you want to follow suit. Unfortunately, sleeping away the winter and escaping to warmer climates isn’t a...

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