Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Aug 15 2014
By the very nature of science, new research and new discoveries can complicate the quest for what might be considered a definitive “truth.” This is especially important when it comes to food and nutrition, because the best scientific evidence is...
Blog entry | Aug 12 2014
Every parent wants to feed their family safe, nutritious, and healthful foods. If you’ve seen recent news articles on grass-fed versus grain-fed meat, you’re probably left wondering how to choose what’s right to purchase for your house.  The short...
Blog entry | Aug 07 2014
Basketball fans were buzzing this week over LeBron’s reduced-carb diet and reported weight loss (because, hey, what else can you cover in the off-season?) Many of us non-sports stars are now asking, if the Sports Illustrated fittest athlete in the...
Press Release | Jul 17 2014
As you might already be aware, the Environmental Working Group has released a report titled, “How Much Is Too Much? Excess Vitamins and Minerals in Food Can Harm Kids’ Health.” The report claims that young children are at risk of consuming too much...
Blog entry | Jul 17 2014
By: Megan Meyer, Microbiology and Immunology Doctoral Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Recently, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a report titled “How Much is Too Much? Excess Vitamins and Minerals in Food Can Harm...
Blog entry | Jul 03 2014
The way some bloggers and commentators talk about food and the ingredients that go into it, I sometimes start to hear the theme from "Jaws" in my head. News reports literally warn of the dangers "lurking" in our food, like a mugger crouched behind a...
Blog entry | Jun 27 2014
Whether a friendly mouse or an energetic five-year old, sometimes we just want a cold glass of milk.  To wrap up National Dairy Month, we’ve pulled together 4 surprising milk facts for moms. Happy drinking!   1. Flavored milk can be an asset to get...
Article | Jun 20 2014
This article is the second in a series on food fortification. The first article, “Is Food Fortification Necessary? A Historical Perspective” can be accessed on www.foodinsight.org. To keep up in today’s busy world, people are becoming master multi-...

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