Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Sep 01 2015
Can we please talk about the elephant in the room? Or rather the elephant in the coffee cup? The recent media buzz about some stores adding real pumpkin to their coffee drinks, and/or removing caramel coloring, has instantly reminded me why I became...
coffee-caffeine
Article | Aug 27 2015
Many of us enjoy a daily pick-me-up, such as a freshly brewed cup of coffee, an ice cold soft drink, a hot cup of tea, or an energy drink all sharing a common ingredient: Caffeine. People all over the world have enjoyed foods and beverages...
Blog entry | Aug 26 2015
I love going to conferences. There's so much to learn and so many experts to learn from. Recently, I learned that that not everyone understands that not all research is created equal. Take low-calorie sweeteners for example—much has been made of...
Blog entry | Aug 18 2015
Each week, it seems a different nutritional topic – sweeteners, caffeine, food coloring, salt, carbs, or fat – is in the headlines. Is it good for you? Should you avoid it? Usually the advice changes before you can get to the grocery store. It’s no...
Blog entry | Aug 18 2015
I would never downplay the importance of breakfast. It’s brain food that both kids and adults need to perform their best every day. However, I would argue that dinner is more important, and here’s why: It’s about more than just nutrition. Research...
AND webinar
Article | Aug 14 2015
August 27, 2015, 1:00-2:30 pm ET CPE Hours: 1.5 Hosted by: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)All CPE credit inquiries should be made to AND   Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are nutrition experts trained in evidence-based practice. Today'...
Blog entry | Aug 12 2015
Several studies published recently in reputable scientific journals point to evidence that low-calorie sweeteners can be a part of an overall weight management plan.  Studies Tip the Scales in Favor of Low-Calorie Sweeteners [INFOGRAPHIC] from...
Blog entry | Aug 11 2015
Picture this: You and your family are attending a celebration such as a child’s birthday party, a graduation or a holiday event. Someone leans over to you and says, “Look at these kids just bouncing off the walls! They are on a sugar high!” This is...
Blog entry | Aug 10 2015
To celebrate this campaign season, we're sharing "campaign" posters for some of our favorite nutrient-powered foods. Take a look at this poster representing a front-runner for your afternoon snack: yogurt. Packed with nutrients and easy to pair with...
Blog entry | Aug 06 2015
  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sets an Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) for many ingredients, including low-calorie sweeteners. See how they figure it out in this new infographic.

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