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Blog entry | May 18 2017
“Genetic modification” and “genetic engineering” are terms we hear in relation to discussions about food production technology and the use of biotechnology for advancing our food supply. The US...
Blog entry | May 11 2017
Did you know food allergies affect approximately 15 million Americans?  If you’re one of the many individuals or parents of children with food allergies, you are not alone.  If you’re newly diagnosed...
Blog entry | May 10 2017
At the end of April, I had the opportunity to attend, co-chair a session, and present at this year’s Experimental Biology (EB). Last year, I wrote about the top three things I learned from EB and...
Blog entry | May 09 2017
Have you ever walked into a smoothie shop and wondered what is that green grass-looking plant sitting on top of the counter with the fruits and protein powders? Well, turns out, it is wheatgrass, and...
Blog entry | May 03 2017
Recently, we’ve seen a number of stories about food recalls, from potential Salmonella in potato chips to golf ball pieces in hash browns.  Whether you hear about them from your favorite news channel...
Blog entry | May 02 2017
While training for my first marathon, I had heard the term “hitting the wall” in long distance running, but of course, I thought that it would never happen to me. Well, it turned out, that was far...
Blog entry | Apr 28 2017
When it comes to preventing food waste and eating more sustainably, we all need to pitch in. From farm to fork, there is a lot of work that goes into creating a more sustainable food supply. Food...
Blog entry | Apr 26 2017
From Vitamin A to Zinc, there are so many vitamins and minerals in foods that are important to our health. It can be hard to keep track of what vitamin is beneficial for which body function and most...
Blog entry | Apr 26 2017
Did you say “Satanism?” If you’re looking for a blog about the religious figure of evil, you’ve come to the wrong place. This blog is about seitan (pronounced “say-tan”), the vegetarian and vegan-...
Blog entry | Apr 21 2017
The Earth’s water, energy and land resources support all life in many different ways. With scientific advances, these resources are being used in sustainable ways to provide us with healthy and safe...
Blog entry | Apr 21 2017
The IFIC Foundation, along with more than 170 other organizations, has partnered with the March for Science movement. The March, scheduled for April 22, 2017, is the first step in a global movement...
Blog entry | Apr 20 2017
There are many foods that can have a positive effect on heart health, such as fruits and veggies, unsaturated fats and grains. They are vital to maintain a healthy weight, to regulate blood sugar...
Blog entry | Apr 12 2017
Most people think about light, airy baked goods when it comes to the word “yeast”. However, yeast comes in many different forms with various purposes; one being nutritional yeast. Known as...

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