Blog entry | Aug 15 2014
By the very nature of science, new research and new discoveries can complicate the quest for what might be considered a definitive “truth.” This is especially important when it comes to food and nutrition, because the best scientific evidence is what is supposed to drive updating the Dietary Guidelines...
Blog entry | Aug 15 2014
Years ago when my children were school age I was surprised by the lack of nutritional value I saw in their classmate’s lunches. I was so proud to be sending what I thought was a healthful, filling and attractive meal… only to be told by another mother that school lunches are a trading commodity and my...
Blog entry | Aug 14 2014
Last week, Cliff Weathers at Alternet gave us a tutorial on 4 of the Biggest Quacks Plaguing America with False Claims About Science. “In short,” Weathers says, “quackery is dangerous. It promotes fear, devalues legitimate science and can destroy lives.” He’s absolutely right. A number of food...
Blog entry | Aug 12 2014
Every parent wants to feed their family safe, nutritious, and healthful foods. If you’ve seen recent news articles on grass-fed versus grain-fed meat, you’re probably left wondering how to choose what’s right to purchase for your house.  The short (and pretty low stress!) answer is that whatever choice...
Article | Aug 11 2014
August 28, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm ET A joint webcast presented by: The American College of Sports Medicine, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the International Life Sciences Institute of North America, and the International Food Information Council Foundation.   Presenters John Jakicic, PhD ...
Article | Aug 11 2014
INTERNATIONAL FOOD INFORMATION COUNCIL MANAGER, MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS Dynamic Washington, D.C., nonprofit association specializing in food safety and nutrition communications seeks a Manager, Media Communications.  Key requirements include strong written and editorial skills, strong interpersonal and...
Blog entry | Aug 07 2014
Basketball fans were buzzing this week over LeBron’s reduced-carb diet and reported weight loss (because, hey, what else can you cover in the off-season?) Many of us non-sports stars are now asking, if the Sports Illustrated fittest athlete in the world  is cutting carbs, should we be rethinking our...

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