Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Apr 11 2011
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 4/12/11 As George Bernard Shaw once said, "Youth is wasted on the young." Health can often be seen in the same vain. However, how we choose to live our lives can have profound impact on how we age. Whether you are...
Article | Mar 31 2011
Potassium and Heart Health Potassium is a nutrient that is essential for health at the most basic level—it keeps the body’s cells functioning properly. Along with sodium and other compounds, potassium is an electrolyte, working to regulate the...
Blog entry | Mar 31 2011
By: Lindsey Loving   Date: 4/1/11   I spent the last two days attending the FDA Food Advisory Committee Meeting in Silver Spring, MD, where you could feel the tension in the air as scientific experts, advocates, industry, and consumers made their...
Press Release | Mar 29 2011
(Washington, D.C.) – In comments submitted to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in advance of today’s hearing on food colors and hyperactivity in children, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) highlighted the lack of sound...
Blog entry | Mar 28 2011
By: Kerry Phillips, RD   Date: 3/29/11 Many of us can probably remember a time when we've had difficulty paying attention, sitting still, or focusing on a particular task. And, most of the time, after a good night's rest or a moment of relaxation,...
Blog entry | Mar 27 2011
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 3/28/11 I spent a nice Sunday afternoon hanging out at a friend's house with her husband and their 120 pound Newfoundland. The beast of a dog couldn't have been sweeter for her size and stature, but admittedly this...

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