Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Jan 30 2015
Welcome to Fats Friday! In honor of February being American Heart Month, we’ll be spending each Friday sharing fun facts about fats in different foods like dairy, meat and seafood, oils, and nuts. Stay tuned each week to see more great ways to show...
Blog entry | Jan 26 2015
An orange might have more health benefits for you when it’s in the form of juice than as piece of fruit. Surprised? A recent study found that when orange juice and oranges were thrown into a test tube model that mimics digestion, more carotenoids...
Blog entry | Jan 22 2015
You may not be interviewed on ESPN any time soon, but if you're hitting the gym (or the running path, or the dance studio ... ), it could still affect your protein needs. Check out our latest infographic to figure out how much protein you need, and...
Blog entry | Jan 22 2015
Protein. It’s perhaps the most discussed macronutrient for gym buffs everywhere. There is a ton of questionable information about protein out there, so it can be hard to find accurate information. Fret no longer! Here are the top three protein myths...
Blog entry | Jan 21 2015
We’re a month into 2015, and it’s time to check up on your New Year’s Resolutions.  Are you hitting the gym, getting more sleep, or watching your calorie intake? If you consume foods with low-calorie sweeteners, you may have a head start on your...
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Article | Jan 15 2015
EFSA Releases Draft Scientific Opinion on Caffeine: Confirms Daily Intakes that Do Not Raise Safety Concerns and Invites Public Comment The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today released a draft Scientific Opinion on Caffeine Safety. The...
Blog entry | Jan 15 2015
New year, new research. The Journal of the American Medical Association released a new study this week on whole grains. We already knew that studies associate whole grains with a lower risk several chronic diseases. Now, researchers associate whole...
Blog entry | Jan 09 2015
Every day, we at FoodInsight are working hard to bring you great content by qualified experts. But who are these experts toiling away? In our new series, "Better Know a Dietitian," we introduce you to the smart folks who make sure that you've got...
Blog entry | Jan 07 2015
The latest study examining the health effects of sugars has dangled another piece of cheese in front of us. Will you bite? This week, researchers at the University of Utah published a study in The Journal of Nutrition claiming that High-Fructose...
Blog entry | Jan 06 2015
After losing her initial set of her Hopman Cup match against Flavia Pennetta 6-0, Serena Williams felt like she needed a boost. She asked for a court-side espresso (the judge couldn't tell if Serena was kidding - she wasn't), and came back and won...

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