Fitness & Wellness

Blog entry | Mar 03 2010
By: Marianne Smith-Edge   Date: 3/4/10 Note: This week the International Food Information Council Foundation is officially kicking off its Healthy Aging initiative, one of our top priorities for 2010.  As the Baby Boomer generation ages gracefully...
Blog entry | Feb 18 2010
By: Kimberly Reed   Date: 2/19/10 Today, my two worlds of professional experience -- food and finance -- collided in the name of bettering America's communities when First Lady Michelle Obama announced a new multi-year "Healthy Food Financing...
Blog entry | Feb 15 2010
By: Michelle Ronholm   Date: 2/16/10 Olympic fever is setting in. In fact, on my dining room table right now is the Sports Illustrated Olympic Preview and the Washington Post Vancouver Games edition. Every time I log onto the Internet, I'm taken...
Blog entry | Feb 14 2010
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 2/15/10 My heart sings at the sight of chocolate. Though my gut instinct is to restrict myself to one small treat, I often find myself indulging in one of life's greatest pleasures: the sweet taste of chocolate. With...
Blog entry | Feb 10 2010
By: Marianne Smith-Edge, MS, RD, LS, FADA   Date: 2/11/10 The International Food Information Council Foundation applauds First Lady Michelle Obama's new initiative to get kids eating healthier and exercising more, and we share her passion. At the...
Blog entry | Feb 04 2010
By: Bridget Hollingsworth   Date: 2/5/10 On February 7th friends and families all over the U.S. will get together for the Super Bowl. Although Peyton Manning and Drew Brees won't be watching the game like the rest of us, the two quarterbacks playing...
Blog entry | Jan 21 2010
By: Kerry Robinson, RD   Date: 1/22/10 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is often mentioned in media articles pertaining to food safety and nutrition, especially if there is a regulatory implication. Have you ever wondered: What exactly...
Blog entry | Jan 19 2010
By: Jennifer Schleman   Date: 1/20/10 After hearing so much about today's Kaiser Family Foundation study on kids and their "screen time" habits, I think this Kidnetic.com bright paper from 2006 is still extremely relevant. So, what's the big deal?...
Blog entry | Jan 18 2010
By: Kerry Robinson, RD   Date: 1/19/10 At some point, most of us have wanted to lose (or in some cases, maintain) our weight. In fact, if you are like many Americans, it may have been one of your New Year's resolutions.  With a bombardment of...

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