Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Oct 18 2017

Nitrites don’t make it on your grocery list but likely end up in your fridge. They have several roles in foods and have become a necessary component in many of our favorite products.

Blog entry | Oct 13 2017

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: you are what you eat. It’s a common saying that essentially means your health and wellness reflect what you regularly eat and drink.

Blog entry | Oct 05 2017

Curious about low-calorie sweeteners?  You’re not alone.  Conflicting information about low-calorie sweeteners seems to be reaching new heights, so we’ve searched high and low for the facts.

Blog entry | Oct 03 2017

On Sunday mornings, you make your grocery list before heading to the store. It is easier to get your fill of fresh produce and healthier foods by performing this simple task.

Blog entry | Sep 29 2017

Every time I chew a piece of sugar-free gum I marvel at how it’s able to be so cool and sweet, while remaining sugar-free.

Blog entry | Sep 26 2017

What makes gelatin snacks jiggle? How does the chocolate in my chocolate milk not sink to the bottom?

Blog entry | Sep 21 2017

Research has long shown that lower-income Americans face unique barriers to good health.

Blog entry | Sep 11 2017

Curious about low-calorie sweeteners? You’re not alone. Conflicting information about low-calorie sweeteners seems to be reaching new heights, so we’ve searched high and low for the facts.

Blog entry | Sep 01 2017

Do you consider yourself a foodie? According to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2017 Food and Health Survey, foodies are more confident in their nutrition kn

Blog entry | Aug 30 2017

I love the vibrant color of red velvet cupcakes. The deep, red coloring paired with the moist texture and slightly chocolatey taste is truly indulgent.

Blog entry | Aug 24 2017

These days, there are too many food myths to count. Even with so much noise out there, some common myths continue to capture our attention.

Blog entry | Jul 14 2017

Mac and cheese: a childhood favorite for many and a go-to comfort food. Unfortunately, this classic dish is under attack because of a common packaging compound.

Blog entry | Jul 12 2017

Holy coffee, Batman! Guess what’s been the highlight of nutrition news this week? Yup, it’s coffee.

Blog entry | Jul 06 2017

Proposition 65 (Prop 65) is a California law proposed initially as the

Blog entry | Jun 30 2017

Since 2011, I’ve lived in Minnesota, part of the “goiter belt,” a term for parts of the U.S.

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