Sometimes it seems like a food or nutrition study that comes out today contradicts one that came out the day before. Consumers are confused about what to believe, and rightly so. But not all science is created equal. Find out how to look beyond the headline-grabbing claims and judge the science for yourself.

Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Jan 15 2015
New year, new research. The Journal of the American Medical Association released a new study this week on whole grains. We already knew that studies associate whole grains with a lower risk several chronic diseases. Now, researchers associate whole...
Blog entry | Jan 09 2015
Every day, we at FoodInsight are working hard to bring you great content by qualified experts. But who are these experts toiling away? In our new series, "Better Know a Dietitian," we introduce you to the smart folks who make sure that you've got...
Blog entry | Jan 07 2015
The latest study examining the health effects of sugars has dangled another piece of cheese in front of us. Will you bite? This week, researchers at the University of Utah published a study in The Journal of Nutrition claiming that High-Fructose...
Blog entry | Jan 06 2015
After losing her initial set of her Hopman Cup match against Flavia Pennetta 6-0, Serena Williams felt like she needed a boost. She asked for a court-side espresso (the judge couldn't tell if Serena was kidding - she wasn't), and came back and won...
Blog entry | Dec 19 2014
In the spirit of the season, we’re bringing you 5 Christmas Movie Meal Hacks! So curl up with some classic Netflix, a few of these seasonal meals, and our secrets to make the most out of them:   The Santa Clause Meal of Choice: Chocolate Chip...
Blog entry | Dec 19 2014
Whether it's the latest celebrity athlete or your mom's best friend, it seems like everyone is talking about “gluten” and going “gluten-free.” So what IS gluten? Gluten is the collective term for the proteins found in the grains wheat, rye and...
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Article | Nov 18 2014
Protein is a “hot topic” in the news and there is plenty of scientific research on the benefits of protein to warrant the attention. Dietary protein plays a key role in weight management, muscle building, appetite control, and preventing loss of...

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