Fitness & Wellness

Blog entry | Aug 12 2015
Several studies published recently in reputable scientific journals point to evidence that low-calorie sweeteners can be a part of an overall weight management plan.  Studies Tip the Scales in Favor of Low-Calorie Sweeteners [INFOGRAPHIC] from...
Blog entry | Aug 10 2015
The science on calorie balance is compelling, but the perception is still surprisingly hazy. With recent attention on “who” and “what” is to blame for obesity, we think it’s important to re-emphasize the main points that seem to be missed in recent...
Blog entry | Aug 10 2015
To celebrate this campaign season, we're sharing "campaign" posters for some of our favorite nutrient-powered foods. Take a look at this poster representing a front-runner for your afternoon snack: yogurt. Packed with nutrients and easy to pair with...
Blog entry | Aug 05 2015
In August 2016, Rio de Janeiro will become the first South American city to host the Olympic Games. 10,500 athletes from 205 countries will flood the city with amazing energy along with countless patriotic sporting enthusiasts from around the globe...
Article | Jul 31 2015
With temperatures sitting above 90, I am reaching for my water bottle after my morning running and not stopping until I crash into bed. I am a big fan of plain, delicious water. But recently, I have been spicing things up a bit. Sparkling water or...
Article | Jul 31 2015
Looking for a protein-packed breakfast or a filling afternoon mini-meal? Check out these ideas to add protein to your favorite whole grain snacks.  Take a look back through our series at Protein Power Couples Infographic - Part 1 for more...
Blog entry | Jul 30 2015
To celebrate this campaign season, we're sharing campaign posters for some of our favorite nutrient-powered foods. Take a look at our second candidate- tuna fish - to check out its vitamins, protein, and Omega-3s! Tuna: Elect the Perfect Protein...
Blog entry | Jul 28 2015
“How Americans can lose a lot of weight without giving up a single calorie” is a headline that should be setting off significant mental warning alarms. In fact, in War on Science Part 1, nutrition experts flagged this exact kind of language as...
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Article | Jul 27 2015
Energy balance is important for all ages.  That is why we created the new Energy Balance Guide for late teens and adults in partnership with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation.  This guide provides practical advice, steps to get started, and...
Blog entry | Jul 16 2015
Round bellies, jiggling thighs, world-class athletes. Sounds out of place? You may have seen the seventh edition of ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue. If you haven’t, check it out. It is a unique issue that spotlights a variety of athletes’ bodies...
Blog entry | Jul 16 2015
You’ve probably heard that protein is good for you but there’s more to the protein story than that. For young women, it’s important to make sure you are getting enough protein from all the different sources in the right amounts and many of us may...
Blog entry | Jul 13 2015
We hear about fad diets everywhere. Morning shows, celebrity books, overly enthusiastic extended family members. Lately, it seems like we've been completely inundated with scientifically suspect weight-loss cures. But, believe it or not, these crazy...

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