Media | Aug 03 2015
We all know quinoa is laden with sugar precursors (...carbs). But it's a bit of a mystery as to what it does to your body. Now, thanks to FACTS Followers, we have the answer to that question. The...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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
Blog entry | Jul 28 2015
“How Americans can lose a lot of weight without giving up a single calorie” is a headline that should be setting off significant mental warning alarms. In fact, in War on Science Part 1, nutrition...
Blog entry | Jul 27 2015
When your mom asked you to clean your plate as a kid, she had good reason. John Oliver explained why on his most recent segment of “Last Week Tonight.” Oliver highlighted the issue of food waste in...
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Article | Jul 27 2015
Energy balance is important for all ages.  That is why we created the new Energy Balance Guide for late teens and adults in partnership with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation.  This guide...
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...
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...
Blog entry | Jul 22 2015
If you've dug into the first infographic in our series, you've already got the basics about protein pairing. Luckily, there's no need for stress- you don't need to pair these incomplete proteins at...
Blog entry | Jul 21 2015
July may be “National Ice Cream Month,” but in my house, every month is Ice Cream Month! It is my family’s all-time favorite treat. I think it must be genetic. It is our “go-to” dessert every chance...
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Article | Jul 21 2015
Has there ever been a taste that you enjoyed, but couldn’t quite explain? Perhaps you are noticing what has been coined as the fifth taste, “umami”; a taste attributed to foods containing glutamate,...
Blog entry | Jul 16 2015
Round bellies, jiggling thighs, world-class athletes. Sounds out of place? You may have seen the seventh edition of ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue. If you haven’t, check it out. It is a unique issue...

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