Ingredients & Nutrients

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.
Blog entry | Aug 06 2015
Fresh fruit, crusty bread, tuna, yogurt, chocolate. We put a value on every food we come across, and it isn’t just about whether that food is nutritious. There can be a certain glamour to food, as 10 minutes on Pinterest will quickly tell you. Sure...
Blog entry | Aug 06 2015
You may have noticed monk fruit sweeteners popping up in conversation or on your favorite food blogs. Following decades of use in areas where monk fruit grows, this natural no-calorie sweetener is now more widely available.  Check out these science-...
Blog entry | Aug 04 2015
From the scientific studies to the variety of tastes, this infographic breaks down the essentials about low-calorie sweeteners, especially for those with diabetes or trying to lose weight!
Article | Jul 31 2015
With temperatures sitting above 90, I am reaching for my water bottle after my morning running and not stopping until I crash into bed. I am a big fan of plain, delicious water. But recently, I have been spicing things up a bit. Sparkling water or...
Article | Jul 31 2015
Looking for a protein-packed breakfast or a filling afternoon mini-meal? Check out these ideas to add protein to your favorite whole grain snacks.  Take a look back through our series at Protein Power Couples Infographic - Part 1 for more...
Blog entry | Jul 30 2015
To celebrate this campaign season, we're sharing campaign posters for some of our favorite nutrient-powered foods. Take a look at our second candidate- tuna fish - to check out its vitamins, protein, and Omega-3s! Tuna: Elect the Perfect Protein...
Blog entry | Jul 29 2015
I was having lunch with a friend last week and she told me she was avoiding MSG.  When I asked her why, she mentioned that she had read about it on the Internet. That was a big red flag. Obviously, not all information on the web is accurate or...
Blog entry | Jul 29 2015
Check out this infographic on the latest study showing that low-calorie sweetened beverages help dieters keep weight off. Sensible Sips for Weight Management [INFOGRAPHIC] from Food Insight
Press Release | Jul 24 2015
(Washington, D.C.) — This morning, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an update to its proposal to revise the iconic Nutrition Facts Panel (NFP). The proposal now includes a %DV for added sugars. Turns out, there’s more news to this...
Article | Jul 23 2015
This program is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s)  of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  Program ID 1408371. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support...

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