Fitness & Wellness

Article | Mar 31 2011
Potassium and Heart Health Potassium is a nutrient that is essential for health at the most basic level—it keeps the body’s cells functioning properly. Along with sodium and other compounds, potassium is an electrolyte, working to regulate the...
Press Release | Mar 30 2011
Note: The International Food Information Council is proud to support the International Center of Excellence in Food Risk Communication as a founding member.   International Center of Excellence in Food Risk Communication Forms to Provide Resources...
Blog entry | Mar 24 2011
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 3/25/11 The American Heart Association has set a goal to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20%, while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20% by the year 2020. Public...
Blog entry | Mar 22 2011
By: Kimberly Reed, Executive Director, IFIC Foundation   Date: 03/23/11 When I first joined the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation in 2009, Dr. Nancy Wellman, the Chair of our Board of Trustees urged our Foundation to focus on...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2011
By: Kris Sollid, RD   Date: 3/21/11 March has come (and almost gone) and spring is finally here.  Every year, March awakens our senses from their winter slumber offering a virtual appetizer for the seasons to come.  The sights, the smells, and the...
Blog entry | Mar 01 2011
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 3/2/11 Momentum around nutrition and health is building, from the release of the First Lady Michelle Obama's  Let's Move! campaign last year to the release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans in January of...
Press Release | Feb 27 2011
(Washington, D.C., February 28, 2011) – March is National Nutrition Month®, an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the American Dietetic Association (ADA).  The International Food Information Council Foundation is pleased...
Press Release | Feb 17 2011
(Washington, D.C.) – February is American Heart Month and a healthful diet and active lifestyle are some of the best weapons people have to fight heart disease. According to the International Food Information Council Functional Foods/Foods for...

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