Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Apr 06 2010
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date 4/7/10 It's early April and so far Washington, D.C. is experiencing one of the warmest Aprils on record. Yesterday, an area suburb reached a high of 93 degrees! Its official, we've cut through the red tape of spring...
Blog entry | Mar 30 2010
Note: As part of National Nutrition Month, we'll be highlighting tips from our Registered Dietitians around the theme of "Nutrition from the Ground Up." For more info see our kickoff post or visit ADA's National Nutrition Month page. By: Wendy...
Blog entry | Mar 25 2010
By: Ann Bouchoux   Date: 3/26/10 There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the recent release and promotion of a new study that claims to show that when rats consumed high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) they gained significantly more weight than...
Blog entry | Mar 17 2010
By: Tony Flood   Date: 3/18/2010 My friends sometimes tease me about my aversion to shellfish when they indulge in a seafood dinner with shrimp or crab, but I refuse to eat anything with even the hint of a shrimp in it!  When out to eat or attending...
Blog entry | Mar 14 2010
 By: Kerry Robinson, RD Date: 03/15/10 The ingredients in our food have many functions, from helping to ensure a safe, shelf-stable food product, to adding or enhancing flavor. Food scientists and manufacturers want to create food that is appealing...
Blog entry | Mar 04 2010
By: Kris Sollid, RD   Date: 3/5/10 Note: As part of National Nutrition Month, we'll be highlighting tips from our Registered Dietitians around the theme of "Nutrition from the Ground Up." For more info see our kickoff post or visit ADA's National...
Blog entry | Feb 18 2010
By: Kimberly Reed   Date: 2/19/10 Today, my two worlds of professional experience -- food and finance -- collided in the name of bettering America's communities when First Lady Michelle Obama announced a new multi-year "Healthy Food Financing...
Blog entry | Feb 14 2010
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 2/15/10 My heart sings at the sight of chocolate. Though my gut instinct is to restrict myself to one small treat, I often find myself indulging in one of life's greatest pleasures: the sweet taste of chocolate. With...
Blog entry | Feb 10 2010
By: Marianne Smith-Edge, MS, RD, LS, FADA   Date: 2/11/10 The International Food Information Council Foundation applauds First Lady Michelle Obama's new initiative to get kids eating healthier and exercising more, and we share her passion. At the...

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