Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Jan 19 2011
By: Ala Wallace & Christina Sielbeck, University of Maryland College Park, Dietetic Interns   Date: 1/20/10 Did you know that this week is the 18th annual Healthy Weight Week?  The main focus is not to glamorize too-thin bodies or advertise the...
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...

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