The following is a list of International Food Information Council Foundation resources pertaining to weight management.
The national focus on the increasing rate of obesity continues to grow. Despite multiple efforts to assist Americans in achieving a healthy weight and active lifestyle, only minimal success has been achieved in changing consumer behavior. This webinar explores the role of behavioral economics in improving healthful lifestyle choices among consumers and examines one clinician’s multi-discipline
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is published jointly every 5 years by the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA), as mandated by Congress. The goal of the Dietary Guidelines is to provide science-based nutrition and food safety recommendations for people two years and older to help promote habits that maximize good health and reduce the risk for chronic disease. These recommendations serve as the basis for Federal food and nutrition policy.
The 2011 Food and Health Survey: Consumer Attitudes toward Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health, conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation, is the sixth annual, nationally representative, quantitative study designed to gain insights from consumers on various food safety, nutrition, and health-related topics.
From helping you stay full longer to contributing to a healthy body weight, foods and beverages can provide benefits beyond basic nutrition, and helping you manage your weight is one of these benefits.
On December 14, 2010 the International Food Information Council Foundation hosted a webcast where we presented research findings from the Dietary Guidelines Alliance.
We have provided a recording the that webcast below. For more information on this research or to download the slides from the presentation please click here.
In 2010, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee provided their evidenced-based report to the secretaries of USDA and HHS, who commissioned the panel. With this in mind, the Dietary Guidelines Alliance, a public-private partnership among leading food, nutrition and health organizations and societies, food industry organizations and the federal government, embarked on a comprehensive research project to explore how American families might respond to messaging related the key messages.
This referenced document provides key insights on calories, energy balance, physical activity, the importance of meeting nutrient needs within the context of calorie intake as well as the importance of portion size.
The 2010 Food and Health Survey: Consumer Attitudes Toward Food Safety, Nutrition and Health, commissioned by the International Food Information Council Foundation, is the fifth annual national quantitative study designed to gain insights from consumers on important food safety, nutrition, and health-related topics.
The 2010 Food & Health Survey: Consumer Attitudes toward Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health, conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation, is the fifth annual, nationally representative, quantitative study designed to gain insights from consumers on various food safety, nutrition, and health-related topics.
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Filmed in Washington, DC asking real people real questions from the 2013 IFIC Food and Health Survey.
How would you grade your diet & would you rather lose $1,000 or gain 20 pounds?
More about the 2013 Food & Health Survey here.