Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Oct 23 2015
There may never be another time in your life where you receive a doctor’s order to consume 300 more calories per day! Your baby-to-be needs those extra calories. While pregnant, eating a healthy diet is crucial to making sure your baby is getting...
Blog entry | Oct 22 2015
It’s time to put the red light on the misperceptions on red meat. Red meat has tons of nutrition benefits and can be part of a healthful and balanced diet. Here are 3 science-based facts about why red meat can actually benefit your health:   1. Red...
Blog entry | Oct 22 2015
I have to admit, I’m not someone who regularly reaches for caffeine in the morning to get me going – but I certainly do use some to boost my training for endurance runs and triathlons. It definitely helps me focus better, swim/bike/run faster, and...
Blog entry | Oct 21 2015
Millennials are doing things differently, but are they on the right track? It’s not a surprise that Millennials are a diverse and distinct demographic that set them apart from any other generation and when viewed through the lens of health and...
Blog entry | Oct 21 2015
Do you find today’s headlines about diet and nutrition to be endlessly confusing? Are you tired of trying to separate the "bad" foods from the "good" foods? Do your eyes glaze over while reading blogs about gluten-free, raw, vegan diets, only to...
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Article | Oct 19 2015
What do a cell phone and a career as a hairdresser have in common? Both could possibly cause cancer, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). It’s no wonder why IARC classifications cause hysteria. IARC’s purpose is to...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2015
We welcome fall with big cozy sweaters, dark colors and delicious soups to keep us warm. It is finally time to enjoy apple picking activities and other fun fall activities with our loved ones! As the weather gets cooler, autumn’s bumper crop of...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2015
From protein to healthful fats to vitamins and minerals (like iron and vitamin B!), red meat comes with a lot of nutrition benefits. Check out the latest infographic to see how a moderate intake of red meat can beef up your diet. More than 'Meats...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2015
My family recently spent the day at an amusement park. When my son asked for a snack, we found a restaurant that offered a variety of choices and stood in line. The woman in front of us had a son about the same age as mine and struck up a...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2015
Carbohydrates have come under increasing scrutiny in recent years. Although low-carb diets are gaining in popularity, research has shown that for weight loss, reducing your consumption of calories is more important than restricting carbohydrate...
Blog entry | Oct 08 2015
From the research, to the weight loss, to safety and diet- here's a quick snapshot on the deal with low-calorie sweeteners. Read what the experts have to say about low-calorie sweeteners.  
Blog entry | Oct 05 2015
This week, with the release of Soda Politics, the Food Insight team consulted our e-readers. ‘Soda’ is one of those words that can be very divisive among dietitians, like those on the Food Insight team, and nutrition enthusiasts, like myself. In the...
Blog entry | Sep 22 2015
A study published in Obesity compared two groups of people in a 12-week weight loss program to figure out the impact of low-calorie sweetened beverages. See how it turned out in our latest infographic. Low-Calorie Drinks & Weight Loss [...

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