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Ingredients & Nutrients

Press Release | Mar 24 2011
MEDIA ALERTThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will conduct a public meeting on March 30 -31 to determine if there is sufficient evidence to establish a link between children's consumption of synthetic color additives and adverse effects on their...
Blog entry | Mar 24 2011
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 3/25/11 The American Heart Association has set a goal to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20%, while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20% by the year 2020. Public...
Press Release | Mar 20 2011
(Washington, DC, March 21, 2011)—You may be surprised to learn that some of the fats you eat are an important part of a healthful diet. When it comes to fats and good health, here’s what you need to know. First, it’s recommended that 20 to 35...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2011
By: Kris Sollid, RD   Date: 3/21/11 March has come (and almost gone) and spring is finally here.  Every year, March awakens our senses from their winter slumber offering a virtual appetizer for the seasons to come.  The sights, the smells, and the...
Blog entry | Mar 13 2011
By: Katie Burns   Date: 3/14/11 March marks National Nutrition Month, and this year's theme, as set by the American Dietetic Association, is "Eat Right with Color."  As you have read on our blog, there are many ways to have a healthful and...
Blog entry | Mar 10 2011
By: Robyn Flipse, MS, RD   Date: 3/11/11 Being overweight or obese is no longer a private matter discussed behind closed doors with your physician. The problem has become one of national concern that is openly debated across every major media...
Blog entry | Mar 06 2011
Note: This post is part of a special RD Day blog carnival organized by Janet Helm at Nutrition Unplugged. For more posts as part of the carnival, check out the links at the end. By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 3/7/11 How many times have you looked...
Blog entry | Mar 03 2011
By: Rachel Miller, Virginia Tech, Dietetic Intern   Date: 3/4/11 For just a minute, think about the types of books you were reading in 6th grade.  You may have wanted to be in The Babysitter's Club or maybe the Goosebumps books were keeping you...

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