Blog entry | Feb 04 2016
This weekend, the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will be going head-to-head at the Super Bowl. The cities of Charlotte, N.C., and Denver, Colo., are known for more than just their football...
Blog entry | Feb 02 2016
We don’t live in a perfect world. If we did, Beyoncé would headline the Super Bowl halftime show every year, and seven layer nacho dip wouldn’t have any calories. But this year, I’ve “consciously...
Blog entry | Jan 19 2016
The quality of our food is an important aspect consumers think about when making decisions on what and where to eat. We want food that tastes good and is good for us. Some even prefer to eat food...
Press Release | Jan 06 2016
The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation today applauded the food-based, total-diet approach of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs)—released today by the federal...
Blog entry | Dec 16 2015
Have you ever heard the mantra “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it?” This saying may be popular among some fear-mongering food bloggers, but food scientists will tell you that they are missing...
Blog entry | Dec 03 2015
Did you know that as many as 15 million Americans have food allergies?  If you’re a bubbly holiday traveler like me, chances are you will meet someone with a food allergy this season – at a party,...
Blog entry | Dec 01 2015
Last year, the FACTS network was still in its infancy. This year, all your input and support has made us better and better. To celebrate a great year of working together, here are our 10 favorite...
Blog entry | Nov 23 2015
You may have seen it on fitness websites or on your Facebook newsfeed: the laundry list of foods that registered dietitians “won’t eat.” The list is usually about a mile long and contains any food...
Blog entry | Nov 18 2015
From supermarkets to farmers markets, Americans can enjoy hundreds of nutritious, fresh and high-quality fruits and vegetables. In order to provide such a plentiful food supply, conventional and ...
Blog entry | Nov 10 2015
If headlines on your Twitter feed are telling you to cook with lard instead of vegetable oil, please don’t listen. Here’s why. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and the World Health...
Blog entry | Nov 02 2015
A peanut allergy is one of the most common causes of food related anaphylaxis. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in the United States, it is estimated that anaphylaxis to food...
Article | Oct 19 2015
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What do a cell phone and a career as a hairdresser have in common? Both could possibly cause cancer, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). It’s no wonder why IARC...

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