Ingredients & Nutrients

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Article | Nov 18 2014
Protein is a “hot topic” in the news and there is plenty of scientific research on the benefits of protein to warrant the attention. Dietary protein plays a key role in weight management, muscle building, appetite control, and preventing loss of...
Article | Nov 18 2014
What is propylene glycol? Propylene glycol is a common ingredient found in many products we use in our daily life. Propylene glycol and other substances such as baking soda are often used in common foods, it also have a variety of uses outside of...
Blog entry | Nov 14 2014
File this in the category of “here we go again.” After establishing the Dirty Dozen brand with questionable science on pesticide residues, the Environmental Working Group released a ‘dirty dozen’ list of food additives. Let’s see how some of the...
Continuing Professional Education | Nov 06 2014
Register Today for Free ASN Webinar! CPEUs will be provided for dietitians and dietitian technicians. Date: Wednesday, November 12Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm ET  Featuring: James O. Hill, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2014
Database ≠ Science One thing that we’ve seen popping up in the public food consciousness is databases: databases of ingredients, calories, nutrients, you name it. While we’re excited to see such an emphasis on making food information more accessible...
Article | Oct 16 2014
Today’s foods and beverages contain many different ingredients that perform a variety of specific functions, including to improve our food’s taste, texture, nutrition, convenience, safety, and affordability. While there is more than one path to...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2014
We love to see key nutrients like protein get some time in the spotlight, but Buzzfeed’s latest nutrition listicle is showing that not everyone with a set of GIFs is qualified to give health advice.   It seems like this list is mixing and matching...
Article | Oct 15 2014
Scientists and consumers alike are asking, “What is the deal with fat?” Research has confirmed that the type of fat we eat is more important than how much we eat. But which fats are the healthiest? And we eat food, not just fats—so what should we...
Blog entry | Oct 14 2014
Packaged foods, also referred to as processed foods, have been getting a bad rap for a while now. It seems every day that there are new fad diets or guidance that encourages us to avoid all processed foods. "Processed" may be the new four-letter...
Media | Oct 01 2014
Monosodium Glutamate, or MSG, has gotten a pretty bad rap. In fact, MSG is one of the most extensively researched substances in the food supply. Numerous international scientific evaluations have been undertaken over many years, involving hundreds...

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