Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Apr 10 2015
Even since our War on Science piece on low-calorie sweeteners, we’ve seen a new unscientific attack mount.  Consider the latest headline: “Soda shouldn’t be called ‘diet,’ advocacy group says.” When you describe something as "diet," what does it...
Blog entry | Apr 10 2015
Last week, part of the FoodInsight team ventured up to Boston (where, yes, it’s still winter) for the Experimental Biology conference. There, we got to nerd out about everything from anatomy and physiology to biochemistry. Getting so many scientists...
Blog entry | Apr 06 2015
Remember those mushy little peas you threw across the room as a child? Well, it might be time to take another bite and power up with peas. Lately, pea protein has been popping up from headlines to diet books, so it’s time for a primer. Peas are...
Blog entry | Mar 27 2015
This month’s issue of National Geographic arrived in mailboxes (yes, those still exist) covering a pretty heated topic: The War on Science. You can dig into their feature online, which covers everything from the anti-vaccination movement to fear of...
Press Release | Mar 25 2015
(Washington, D.C.) -  International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation Senior Vice President of Nutrition and Food Safety Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD, FADA provided oral comments today on the “Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary...
Press Release | Mar 24 2015
Thank you for the opportunity to offer comments today. My name is Marianne Smith Edge, and I’m the senior vice president for nutrition and food safety at the International Food Information Council Foundation. We’re a nonprofit organization with a...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2015
“Aspartame Sensitivity? A Double Blind Randomised Crossover Study,” published in the journal PLOS One, is the latest in a long line of studies that confirm the safety of aspartame. Although some people have reported adverse reactions to aspartame (...

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