Fitness & Wellness

Blog entry | Nov 12 2013
By: Kevin Handsman, Dietetic Intern, University of Maryland, College Park Date: 11/13/13 The weather is cooling and the leaves are turning, fall is now in full swing. This is an exciting time of the year for all; between Halloween, Thanksgiving,...
Press Release | Nov 12 2013
(Washington, D.C.) — What does “energy balance” mean to your mother, brother, sister, friends? Terms that health professionals use may not be understood by those who most need to know what to do to improve their health. The article, “Confusion on...
Press Release | Nov 06 2013
International Food Information Council Foundation:Background Information for Media Trans Fats As you might already be aware, the Food and Drug Administration today issued a statement that “partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary...
Article | Nov 03 2013
Dietary Fat: The Misunderstood Nutrient Research on dietary fats and health has advanced considerably in recent years, revealing their complex and critical roles in overall health and well-being. The misperception that fats are generally unhealthy...
Article | Oct 16 2013
Not all research is created equal. Many times, scientific studies conclude results that contradict each other, and scientists express opposing viewpoints on subject matter. This can lead to confusion for consumers and increased perceptions of risk...

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