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...
Article | Dec 16 2014
Which food contains protein and readily absorbed iron? How many grams of protein are there in a spoon of peanut butter? What nutrients are lost when you sweat? How much do YOU really know about food...
Blog entry | Dec 09 2014
Who doesn’t love the Mediterranean? The sights, the sounds, the climate, the cultures. And the cuisine…oh, the cuisine! For decades, the health community has looked for an explanation for the heart...
Blog entry | Nov 24 2014
Tis the season for gathering with family and reminding your loved ones through presents (or maybe just hugs) how important they are in your life. While in the warmth of holiday happiness, this may be...
Blog entry | Oct 31 2014
Looking Back at the “Health Reality” Campaign, and Looking Forward to Your Behavior Change This month, we introduced three consumer profiles corresponding with stages along the behavior change...
Blog entry | Oct 31 2014
With food trends constantly changing, there’s always something new on the horizon.  Is seems like the focus recently has been on kale, quinoa, and Greek yogurt but new foods are making their way into...
Continuing Professional Education | Oct 31 2014
What are the Influencers that Impact How & Why People Eat? New Research Insights Presented by Marla Reicks, PhD, RD and Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD, FADA Date: November 18, 2014Time: 11 am –...
Blog entry | Oct 29 2014
Maybe you are dressing up like a caveman for Halloween, but that doesn’t mean you have to eat like one.  Lately the ghost of ancient diets have been getting resurrected in modern meals, but is there...
Blog entry | Oct 29 2014
Kris Sollid, RD, Associate Director, Nutrients and Colleen Abbott, MS, Dietetic Intern, University of Maryland, College Park. When most people hear the phrase “coconut oil” their mind turns to the...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2014
Database ≠ Science One thing that we’ve seen popping up in the public food consciousness is databases: databases of ingredients, calories, nutrients, you name it. While we’re excited to see such an...
Press Release | Oct 27 2014
Can a single number sum up your food? EWG’s latest food database aims high, falls short (Washington, D.C., October 27, 2014) — Making food information accessible, clear, and easy to understand is a...
Blog entry | Oct 24 2014
Use of Low-Calorie Sweeteners by the Nation’s “Biggest Losers”: Members of the National Weight Control Registry Drop Pounds and Keep Them Off Chandler Ray, University of Maryland Dietetic Intern...
Article | Oct 16 2014
Millennials and Food
This report presents the results of six focus groups with Millennials about their nutrition knowledge and behavior. The main objective was to gain an understanding of Millennials’ current eating...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2014
We love to see key nutrients like protein get some time in the spotlight, but Buzzfeed’s latest nutrition listicle is showing that not everyone with a set of GIFs is qualified to give health advice...
Article | Oct 15 2014
Scientists and consumers alike are asking, “What is the deal with fat?” Research has confirmed that the type of fat we eat is more important than how much we eat. But which fats are the healthiest?...
Blog entry | Oct 15 2014
On Friday, the team here at the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation visited Food & Friends, a DC-area nonprofit that prepares and delivers specialized meals and groceries (in...
Article | Oct 09 2014
Will you be at the annual Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) October 18-21? If so, we can't wait to connect with you in Atlanta! Here is a quick...
Press Release | Oct 06 2014
What’s Your Health Reality? 2014 Food and Health Survey Paints Varying Portraits of Consumers on the Path to Dietary Behavior Change (Washington, D.C., October 6, 2014) — Have you ever wondered how...
Blog entry | Oct 06 2014
American Health Idol: 'Health Reality' Profile Series Pt. 3 This month, we are highlighting three behavior change profiles identified in the IFIC Foundation 2014 Food & Health Survey. Earlier...
Blog entry | Oct 06 2014
Health Apprentices: 'Health Reality' Profile Series Pt. 2 This month, we are highlighting three behavior change profiles identified in the IFIC Foundation 2014 Food & Health Survey. Earlier...
Blog entry | Oct 06 2014
Health Survivors: 'Health Reality' Profile Series Pt. 1 This month, we are highlighting three behavior change profiles identified in the IFIC Foundation 2014 Food & Health Survey. Earlier this...
Article | Oct 06 2014
If your eating and health behaviors were part of a TV reality show, what type of contestant would you be: an American Health Idol, a Health Apprentice, or a Health Survivor? Take the quiz to find out...
Event | Sep 23 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 1-2pm EDT   Presenters   Jason Pelzel, MPH, RD IFIC Foundation Martin Binks, Phd Texas Tech University Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, PhD, RD, FAND  Rutgers...
Data & Survey | Sep 23 2014
If your eating and health behaviors were part of a TV reality show, what type of contestant would you be: an American Health Idol, a Health Apprentice, or a Health Survivor? New findings from the...
Blog entry | Sep 18 2014
Here we go again. Researchers with a study of dubious relevance and so-so design said "jump," and many media said "how high?" Now, please bear with me here. This is a rather long post, but it's an...
Article | Sep 17 2014
News Background from the IFIC Foundation September 17, 2014 – A study published today in the journal Nature suggesting an adverse impact of low-calorie sweeteners (also commonly referred to as non-...

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