Blog entry | Feb 27 2015
A recent study published in Nature raising concerns about the impact of emulsifiers on obesity and metabolic disorders lacks real world application and needs to be viewed in the proper context. In...
Blog entry | Feb 27 2015
To celebrate American Heart Month, our #FatsFriday February blog series has focused on the heart-boosting benefits of dietary fats—they’re not the villain once thought to be. All month we’ve written...
Article | Feb 21 2015
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Beginning a New Nutrition Conversation with Consumers Consumers are exposed to a plethora of health and nutrition information from various sources—family, friends, professional colleagues, the media...
Blog entry | Feb 20 2015
Who doesn’t love a backyard barbecue? This time of year, though,, Americans are more concerned with whiteouts than cookouts. Let’s forget about Old Man Winter for a minute—we’ve spent way too much...
Blog entry | Feb 19 2015
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) has released their report. But what does this mean? Are these the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans? For answers to these important questions...
Blog entry | Feb 18 2015
Oscar buzz has us talking in the office. When we heard the nominees for “Best Picture” our nutritional hearing may have defaulted. It looks like we misheard some of the potential winning titles. Did...
Blog entry | Feb 13 2015
Valentine’s Day is coming and you know what that means. That’s right, it’s time to show some love. An old proverb says the key to a man’s heart is through his stomach. The registered dietitian in me...
Blog entry | Feb 12 2015
The big screen is heating up with 50 Shades of Grey this week. I may be a bit unconventional, but it’s got me pondering the shades of gray I encounter every day. As a student of science, I find...
Article | Feb 11 2015
IFIC Foundation resources related to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA): Questions and Answers About the Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2015 DGA infographic Dietary Guidelines: The...
Blog entry | Feb 05 2015
Welcome to Fats Friday! In honor of February being American Heart Month, we’ll be spending each Friday sharing fun facts about fats in different foods like dairy, meat and seafood, oils, and nuts....
Blog entry | Feb 05 2015
Ever wonder how some people achieve porcelain skin or that perfect, split-end-free, shiny hair? Most of us assume its genetics or that we need to spend half our paycheck at the salon for glam results...
Blog entry | Feb 04 2015
In honor of canned foods month, we’ve developed a yummy recipe using canned foods. Now you can see how easy and nutritious cooking with cans can be!  This chili recipe is chock-full of healthful...
Blog entry | Feb 04 2015
It always impresses me when I think about how pizza has become the universal comfort food. Anywhere you go, pizza seems to have a presence and answers so many different needs. There aren’t many foods...
Blog entry | Feb 02 2015
Research has confirmed that the type of fat we eat is more important than how much we eat. But which fats are the healthiest, and where can we find them? Find key fat information about coconut oil,...
Blog entry | Jan 30 2015
Enjoyed our Friday Fats series opener on nuts for heart health? Now find out how different nuts and their unique mixes of fat can be great for your heart:

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