Blog entry | Jan 28 2015
This weekend, the Patriots and the Seahawks will battle it out in Arizona. But if you’re someone who cares as much about the party food as the game itself, you’ll appreciate the match-up we’re...
Blog entry | Jan 26 2015
An orange might have more health benefits for you when it’s in the form of juice than as piece of fruit. Surprised? A recent study found that when orange juice and oranges were thrown into a test...
Blog entry | Jan 26 2015
Headlines on the latest consumer survey popped up all over my feeds this week. They varied from exasperated (80% Of Americans Support Mandatory Labels On Foods Containing DNA. DNA!) to insulting (Are...
Blog entry | Jan 22 2015
You may not be interviewed on ESPN any time soon, but if you're hitting the gym (or the running path, or the dance studio ... ), it could still affect your protein needs. Check out our latest...
Blog entry | Jan 22 2015
Protein. It’s perhaps the most discussed macronutrient for gym buffs everywhere. There is a ton of questionable information about protein out there, so it can be hard to find accurate information....
Blog entry | Jan 21 2015
We’re a month into 2015, and it’s time to check up on your New Year’s Resolutions.  Are you hitting the gym, getting more sleep, or watching your calorie intake? If you consume foods with low-calorie...
Blog entry | Jan 21 2015
Juicing and cayenne water and supplement-popping, oh my! After an indulgent holiday season, you may be feeling bloated or sluggish. Before you jump onto the newest detox wagon (“souping” anyone?), ...
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Article | Jan 15 2015
EFSA Releases Draft Scientific Opinion on Caffeine: Confirms Daily Intakes that Do Not Raise Safety Concerns and Invites Public Comment The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today released a...
Blog entry | Jan 15 2015
The upcoming 87th Academy Awards have us holding our breath to see who wins for best picture, best director, and best actor and actress. With the awards spirit in the air, we have decided to...
Blog entry | Jan 15 2015
New year, new research. The Journal of the American Medical Association released a new study this week on whole grains. We already knew that studies associate whole grains with a lower risk several...
Blog entry | Jan 09 2015
Every day, we at FoodInsight are working hard to bring you great content by qualified experts. But who are these experts toiling away? In our new series, "Better Know a Dietitian," we introduce you...
Blog entry | Jan 07 2015
The latest study examining the health effects of sugars has dangled another piece of cheese in front of us. Will you bite? This week, researchers at the University of Utah published a study in The...
Blog entry | Jan 06 2015
After losing her initial set of her Hopman Cup match against Flavia Pennetta 6-0, Serena Williams felt like she needed a boost. She asked for a court-side espresso (the judge couldn't tell if Serena...
Blog entry | Jan 05 2015
Does having access to unlimited information make it easier for consumers to be informed or does it lead to more confusion? There's persuasive evidence that it leads to confusion. In the IFIC...
Blog entry | Jan 02 2015
When we read about the latest study on red meat, performed at UC San Diego and published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences,1 we were a bit taken aback. Claims about the safety of red...
Blog entry | Jan 02 2015
Whenever a new study comes out that makes some big health conclusions, we like to put it through the wringer, using the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Study Evaluation Checklist to...
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Article | Dec 31 2014
Authored by Tony Flood with input and review from Dr. Aurora Saulo, University of Hawaii This holiday season, myfriend and colleague, Dr. Aurora Saulo and I feasted on turkey (cooked to a safe...
Blog entry | Dec 30 2014
In 2014, our team had a better time than ever answering your questions and creating great content to inform food conversations. During this year, you've challenged us to be smarter, faster, and more...
Blog entry | Dec 30 2014
Keeping Resolutions: Stop, Drop, and Control Your Diet This article was written by Marianne Smith-Edge, MS, RD, LD, FADA, Senior Vice President, Nutrition & Food Safety, and was published by...
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...
Blog entry | Dec 19 2014
If you’re city-dweller like me, you may have thought that raw (unpasteurized) milk was put out to pasture (or, better yet, “Pasteur”) in the 19th century. This old-fashioned food safety faux pas has...
Blog entry | Dec 19 2014
Whether it's the latest celebrity athlete or your mom's best friend, it seems like everyone is talking about “gluten” and going “gluten-free.” So what IS gluten? Gluten is the collective term for the...

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