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.

Article | Oct 23 2012
Low-calorie sweeteners (also sometimes referred to as artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes) provide consumers with a broad selection of safe, low-calorie, good-tasting foods, and offer a sweet...
Blog entry | Oct 23 2012
By: Jania Matthews and other Food Insight Blog Contributors Date: 10/24/12 Throughout the month of October, there has been no shortage of recognitions and celebrations surrounding the topic of food....
Blog entry | Oct 21 2012
By: Katrina Levine, IFIC Intern and MPH/RD candidate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  Date: 10/22/12 The leaves are changing colors, the wind has picked up and the grass glistens...
Blog entry | Oct 17 2012
By: Kimberly Reed, Executive Director, International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation Date: 10/18/12 Greetings from Des Moines, Iowa, where more than 1,400 people from 70 nations have...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2012
By: Katrina Levine, Intern and MPH/RD candidate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  Date: 10/17/12 The annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) was held last week in...
Blog entry | Oct 11 2012
By: Anthony Flood  Date: 10/12/12  Even though Food Safety Education Month has concluded, we don't need to look very far to see why food safety should always be important to you, your family, loved...
Blog entry | Oct 09 2012
By: Liz Williams, Director, Southern Food and Beverage Museum  Date:10/10/12 Today we take cakes for granted.  We can buy them ready-made on a whim.  They do not have to be expensive. And we do not...
Press Release | Oct 09 2012
Note: The International Food Information Council is proud to support the Alliance to Feed the Future as a founding member. (Washington, D.C., October  10, 2012) — The Alliance to Feed the Future is...
Article | Oct 08 2012
There's no doubt that healthful eating habits contribute to a healthy body. It's been known for decades that heart health, weight control, illness prevention and overall body functioning are all...
Blog entry | Oct 04 2012
By: Wendy Baier, University of Maryland Dietetic Intern Date: 10/05/12 It is that time of year again, when nutrition professionals congregate to learn about  the lastest updates in our field.  Yes,...
Blog entry | Oct 02 2012
By: Melissa Ciampo, University of Maryland Dietetic Intern   Date: 10/3/12 SuperTracker may not be Marvel Comics' newest superhero, but it does have a common goal and shares similar attributes....
Blog entry | Sep 26 2012
By: Amy Bortnick, University of Maryland Dietetic Intern  Date: 9/27/12 The month of September brings about a shift in seasons; in the food world this means new spices, aromas, textures and flavors...

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