Ingredients & Nutrients

Press Release | Jan 03 2011
(Washington, DC, January 4, 2011)—If, like many people, you’ve begun to wonder whether eating sugar affects health, there may be good news for you. First, you’re far from alone. Almost everyone enjoys sugars and the occasional sweet treat. In fact,...
Article | Dec 21 2010
PDF Version Caffeine is an ingredient found in many widely consumed foods and beverages, including coffee, tea, soft drinks, and chocolate.  There have been hundreds of studies conducted over many decades to evaluate the effects of caffeine on the...
Blog entry | Dec 09 2010
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD Date: 12/10/10 A calorie is a calorie. That is what I learned as a dietitian, and the currently available science indicates that calories are key when it comes to weight management. For example, if we eat more calories...
Press Release | Dec 08 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              (WASHINGTON, DC) — When it comes to calories, parents lack a basic understanding of their impact on weight and may even be skeptical that calories are just the latest food and nutrition fad.  New...
Blog entry | Dec 07 2010
By: Nick Halasz and Katy Meassick, University of Maryland College Park Dietetic Interns On November 30th, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released their much anticipated Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for Calcium and Vitamin D. As dietetic...
Article | Oct 27 2010
Todo lo que tiene que saber acerca de las funciones de las grasas en los alimentos  Octubre de 2010 Este folleto fue desarrollado con la asistencia técnica de La Asociación Dietética Estadounidense. Piense un momento en sus alimentos favoritos… ¿...
Article | Oct 27 2010
Mitos y realidades sobre las grasas y los sustitutos de las grasas Julio de 2001 Como sucede con cualquier tema popular, existen muchos mitos sobre las dietas y los alimentos con bajo contenido de grasas.  Compruebe cuánto sabe sobre estas creencias...

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