Sometimes it seems like a food or nutrition study that comes out today contradicts one that came out the day before. Consumers are confused about what to believe, and rightly so. But not all science is created equal. Find out how to look beyond the headline-grabbing claims and judge the science for yourself.

Press Release | Jun 12 2015
(Washington, D.C., June 12, 2015) — Nutrition facts labels will soon have a whole new look, but concerns are emerging about how consumers will interpret and apply them. Consumer research by the...
Blog entry | Jun 10 2015
Aside from the typo in his name, American Pharoah is perfect. For the first time in 37 years, he dominated the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes to win the Triple Crown of...
Blog entry | Jun 10 2015
We have received a number of questions regarding a petition to the FDA by seven primarily environmental advocacy groups seeking to ban eight food additives, so we wanted to help put it into context....
Blog entry | Jun 09 2015
As I dietetic intern preparing for my RD exam this summer, I was excited to participate in the Food and Health Survey Webinar on June 3, 2015.  We typically generalize what we think Americans want to...
Blog entry | Jun 09 2015
A lot of caffeine conversations have focused on coffee, but many people turn to energy drinks for a quick caffeine boost. Are energy drinks different? Do other typical ingredients in energy drinks (...
Blog entry | Jun 04 2015
There are a lot of rules that change when you’re pregnant. But thankfully for those of us who love to wake up to warm java, the need to cut out caffeine is a myth. In a scientific opinion on caffeine...
Blog entry | Jun 04 2015
Nearly two-thirds of Americans have thought about whether their foods and beverages are produced in an environmentally sustainable way. But, there isn't much consensus about the meaning of a...
Blog entry | Jun 03 2015
Urban living has its perks. A gourmet cooking environment isn’t one of them. I would know (yes, that really is my kitchen in the photo above!) I recently had my first night in a new (to me) studio...
Blog entry | Jun 03 2015
What does the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have to say about your favorite morning ritual? Well, your latte (or second latte) is fine by them. EFSA just released its Scientific Opinion on...
Blog entry | Jun 01 2015
From baby shower banter to podcast episodes, we’ve been hearing about the ‘Bulletproof Coffee’ trend everywhere. We’ve heard our fair share of anecdotes touting health benefits from the strange...
Blog entry | May 29 2015
The 2015 Food & Health Survey is hot off the presses and has yielded some surprising results on dietary fats. 3 in 10 Americans have recently changed their opinion about the healthfulness of...
Blog entry | May 28 2015
Before I joined the FoodInsight team, I’d spend work days in one of two ways. Some days, I’d be riding between African farms in the back of a pickup, learning the Nkole word for ‘thank you’ and...
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Article | May 28 2015
EFSA Publishes Scientific Opinion on Caffeine: Confirms Daily Intakes that Do Not Raise Safety Concerns and Invites Public Comment The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently published its ...
Blog entry | May 27 2015
 “What’s for dinner?” is a question that has been asked for centuries. But depending on the type of tummies and appetites in your home, the answer may not always be clear.  How should parents of...
Blog entry | May 26 2015
How do Americans prioritize their health? Check out the consumer survey data! See how Americans would use extra time and extra money, and how much time they spend on their meals.   Find out more...

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