Ingredients & Nutrients

Article | May 17 2010
Hoja De Datos: Cafeína Y RendimientoFundación Del Consejo Internacional de Información Alimentaria La cafeína es uno de los ingredientes más estudiados de la oferta de alimentos y desde hace siglos se la consume de manera segura en alimentos y...
Article | May 16 2010
Probablemente piense en la sal cuando le mencionen el término sodio. Aunque “sodio” y “sal” se usen a menudo indistintamente, son sustancias diferentes. El nombre químico de la sal, cloruro de sodio, revela que el sodio es, en efecto, un componente...
Blog entry | May 10 2010
By: Kris Sollid, RD Date: 5/11/10 Last week, some of America's top nutrition minds circulated in our nation's capital. The American Heart Association (AHA) convened in Washington, DC on May 5th and 6th for a two day forum for a pulse check on the...
Media | May 09 2010
Blog entry | Apr 29 2010
By: Kris Sollid, RD   Date: 4/30/10 Two years ago, Congress commissioned the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to devise strategies for reducing sodium consumption to a level consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).  Seven committee...
Blog entry | Apr 26 2010
By: Ann Bouchoux   Date: 4/27/10 Did you know that research has shown no direct link between moderate consumption of sugars and serious disease or obesity?  Did you know studies have shown that there's no discernable difference between the way HFCS...
Article | Apr 19 2010
When you think of sodium, salt probably comes to mind. Although the two terms, “sodium” and “salt” are often used interchangeably, they are different substances. The chemical name for salt, sodium chloride, reveals that sodium is in fact a component...
Blog entry | Apr 19 2010
Note: This blog post originally ran on 12/2/09.  With today's release of the IOM Report on strategies to reduce sodium intake, we felt that it's important to highlight what consumers think about sodium in their diet.  Sodium, a component of salt, is...
Blog entry | Apr 07 2010
By: Kimberly Reed   Date: 4/8/10 Today, I spent an hour with some very knowledgeable people who really care about consumers and shared an important message with them:  ALL CONSUMERS COUNT!  In today's world, no customer is too small, and social...

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