Blog entry | Sep 03 2014
When I sit down to watch the Packers and Seahawks tonight, I’m betting I won’t be a model of nutritional excellence. In fact, during football season, Sundays rank at the top of my (mostly sensible) splurge days. But in the new NFL, food isn’t just a big part of my watching—it’s a big part of the habits...
Media | Sep 03 2014
Have you ever wondered how your food came to be produced the way it is today? From the field to your table, a lot has changed - and improved - since farming first began, for both farmers and consumers. Let’s start with a farmer. From the hottest days of summer, to the coldest days of winter, farmers are...
Blog entry | Sep 02 2014
Staff of the Grain Foods Foundation, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @GrainFoods   Can you believe September is here again? With the annual return to the fall routine, we could all use a little help getting back on track after the lazy days of summer. Enter the It’s All About You toolkit. This...
Press Release | Aug 29 2014
(Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 2014)—Emphasizing the theme “Kanny Kitchen: Food Safety Basics for a Hectic Life,” the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is touting the importance of food safety year-round during September's Food Safety Education Month. The IFIC Foundation's activities...
Media | Aug 29 2014
Kris Sollid, RD and Brittany Mountjoy speak with Liz Caselli-Mechael about tips on packing a lunch that's nutritious, fun to eat, and safe for kids during the back-to-school season. 
Blog entry | Aug 29 2014
Jean Ragalie-Carr, RDN, President of the National Dairy Council, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @JeanRagalieRD What does back-to-school time mean for most families? Jam-packed schedules and trying to fit everything in, including eating nutritionally balanced meals and snacks; oh, and making time for...
Article | Aug 29 2014
September 9, 2014, 2:00-3:00 pm ET A joint webcast presented by: Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Dietary Guidelines Alliance Cooperative Extension Service  and the International Food Information Council Foundation.   Presenters Marcia Greenblum MS, RD, Senior Director of Health and...
Blog entry | Aug 27 2014
The food fear-mongers are at it again, and carrageenan is the latest ingredient in their sights. Despite their lack of any scientific degrees or credentials, some bloggers have managed to mobilize an entire “army” of readers to help eliminate another ingredient from the food supply. This time it’s...
Blog entry | Aug 26 2014
Joy Dubost PhD, RD, National Restaurant Association, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @joyofnutrition With the school year starting and all the activities that ensue, many parents are even more pressed for time to provide healthy, well-balanced meals at home for their children. For some families, this...
Blog entry | Aug 26 2014
Last night, the TV-lovers among us celebrated some of the more popular potrayals of science on the small screen: "Breaking Bad," winner for Outstanding Drama, features a chemistry teacher who turns to a life of crime. "The Big Bang Theory," an Outstanding Comedy Series nominee and winner of Outstanding...
Blog entry | Aug 25 2014
Cut yourself some slack, and use these easy tips for a healthful start to the schoolyear!  Check out more great #Back2School Tips and use the It's All About You Toolkit!  
Blog entry | Aug 21 2014
By now if you’re like me, you’ve probably had it up to here when it comes to hearing about the risks associated with certain foods.  But there are risks associated with everything we do.  The important thing is to ask “do the benefits outweigh the Risks? And when it comes to food, many times the benefits...

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