Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Feb 13 2011
By: Lindsey Loving   Date: 2/14/11 Roses are red, violets are blue, red is the color of romance, and tasty foods too!   On this day of love and romance, there are many ways we choose to show our affection for those we love. Some give flowers and...
Press Release | Feb 08 2011
MEDIA ALERT For journalists covering the new study on the association between childhood diets and IQ, the International Food Information Council Foundation would like to offer its resources to help put the findings in perspective. “It is no secret...
Blog entry | Feb 03 2011
By: Kris Sollid   Date: 2/4/11 The big day is upon us and the build-up has certainly been "super"-years in the making in fact. The deliberations have ended and now it's time to play ball. Earlier this week the much anticipated policy document,...
Data & Survey | Feb 01 2011
Download the research report. (PDF) Background The IFIC Foundation conducted a survey in Fall 2010 to quantitatively assess US consumers’ comprehension and interpretation of front-of-pack nutrition labeling. The research was supported by a grant...
Press Release | Jan 30 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact Eric Mittenthal or Jania Matthews at 202-296-6540 or media@foodinsight.org      (Washington, D.C., January 31, 2011) –The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the U.S. Government’s once-every-five-...
Press Release | Jan 30 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact Eric Mittenthal or Jania Matthews at 202-296-6540 or media@foodinsight.org      (Washington, D.C., January 31, 2011) –The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the U.S. Government’s once-every-five-...
Blog entry | Jan 27 2011
By: Dayle Hayes   Date: 1/28/11 It's an incredibly busy time in the nutrition world. With the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans being released next week and major nutrition announcements from food manufacturers, it's hard to keep up from day to...
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...

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