Sometimes it seems like a food or nutrition study that comes out today contradicts one that came out the day before. Consumers are confused about what to believe, and rightly so. But not all science is created equal. Find out how to look beyond the headline-grabbing claims and judge the science for yourself.

Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Jun 25 2015
Get a snapshot on how low-calorie sweeteners can make splurges more sensible for those with diabetes or watching their calories.   How to Make Splurges Sensible from Food Insight   Learn more: Facts about Low-Calorie Sweeteners War on Food...
Blog entry | Jun 24 2015
It might be frozen blueberries sprinkled on cereal, or steamed broccoli with your dinner. You could pull baby carrots out of your purse, or throw a can of peaches on your yogurt. There are so many ways to get those good fruits and veggies. So does...
Blog entry | Jun 22 2015
The word of cod. The gospel of tofu. The dogma of soy. Finally, the 2015 Food and Health Survey has shed light on what Americans think about all things protein (and plenty of other food issues too!). While a few protein facts seem well-known, some...
Media | Jun 17 2015
Let’s assume you are one of the 85 percent of Americans who consume caffeine every day. Once you’ve armed yourself with some basic facts, it isn’t difficult to make sure that your daily buzz is part of a balanced diet. Too much of anything can be...
Press Release | Jun 16 2015
Background Information on Trans Fats and Partially Hydrogenated Oils As you might already be aware, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a final ruling (June 16, 2015) on their previous tentative determination (November 2013) that partially...
Blog entry | Jun 15 2015
Dads of the world, your special day is approaching. This means that the time is coming to reflect on years of life, love and, of course, our favorite “dad-isms.” We’ve all heard our fair share of, “because I said so” responses. Now it’s your turn to...
Press Release | Jun 12 2015
(Washington, D.C., June 12, 2015) — Nutrition facts labels will soon have a whole new look, but concerns are emerging about how consumers will interpret and apply them. Consumer research by the International Food Information Council (IFIC)...
Blog entry | Jun 10 2015
Aside from the typo in his name, American Pharoah is perfect. For the first time in 37 years, he dominated the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes to win the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Winning the Triple Crown is...
Blog entry | Jun 10 2015
We have received a number of questions regarding a petition to the FDA by seven primarily environmental advocacy groups seeking to ban eight food additives, so we wanted to help put it into context. The substances are benzophenone, ethyl acrylate,...
Blog entry | Jun 09 2015
A lot of caffeine conversations have focused on coffee, but many people turn to energy drinks for a quick caffeine boost. Are energy drinks different? Do other typical ingredients in energy drinks (such as taurine and D-glucurono-γ-lactone) affect...

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