Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Nov 25 2013
Note: This article was originally posted to the "Grains For Your Brain: Straight Facts About Food and Your Health" website. By: Julie Miller Jones, PhD, LN, CNS While there are (and always will be) a never-ending slew of fad diets making a spectrum...
Blog entry | Nov 19 2013
By: Matt Raymond, Senior Director, Communications, IFIC Foundation  Date: 11/20/13 If you're like most Americans (and many people elsewhere), the next few weeks will be a fa-la-la-la-long stretch of conspicuous consumption-of food and beverage, that...
Blog entry | Nov 18 2013
By: Liz Sanders, UNC Chapel Hill MPH/RD Student Date: 11/19/13
Press Release | Nov 12 2013
(Washington, D.C.) — What does “energy balance” mean to your mother, brother, sister, friends? Terms that health professionals use may not be understood by those who most need to know what to do to improve their health. The article, “Confusion on...
Press Release | Nov 06 2013
International Food Information Council Foundation:Background Information for Media Trans Fats As you might already be aware, the Food and Drug Administration today issued a statement that “partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary...
Article | Nov 03 2013
Dietary Fat: The Misunderstood Nutrient Research on dietary fats and health has advanced considerably in recent years, revealing their complex and critical roles in overall health and well-being. The misperception that fats are generally unhealthy...
Blog entry | Oct 30 2013
By: Liz Sanders, MPH/RD Student at UNC Chapel Hill Date: 10/31/13 What's spookier than Halloween? Misinformation! Discussions on the safety of food colors are prevalent in the media, especially around Halloween, when colorful sweets are enjoyed by...
Article | Oct 27 2013
Food colors perform a variety of functions in foods and beverages.  Yet, despite thorough reviews by scientists and regulators and decades of safe use, debate periodically occurs regarding food colors and hyperactivity in children. The following...

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