Ingredients & Nutrients

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...
Press Release | Feb 27 2011
(Washington, D.C., February 28, 2011) – March is National Nutrition Month®, an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the American Dietetic Association (ADA).  The International Food Information Council Foundation is pleased...
Press Release | Feb 17 2011
(Washington, D.C.) – February is American Heart Month and a healthful diet and active lifestyle are some of the best weapons people have to fight heart disease. According to the International Food Information Council Functional Foods/Foods for...
Article | Feb 16 2011
Having a healthy heart begins with knowledge. According to the American Heart Association, one out of every three people in the U.S. is affected by heart-related diseases. The major risk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol, high blood...
Press Release | Feb 15 2011
MEDIA ALERTIn anticipation of upcoming research on dietary acrylamide, the International Food Information Council Foundation would like to offer its resources and experts on acrylamide to journalists.   ”Acrylamide has been occurring in food ever...
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...

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