Blog entry | May 23 2018
It seems like it is all the rage to follow a restrictive diet. The trend has gained momentum as big-name celebrities (like Beyoncé going vegan, Tom Brady throwing shade at night shades or a Bachelor...
Blog entry | May 22 2018
Sworn off eggs because you heard they were bad for your heart? Turns out, eggs have a complicated history with heart health. Because cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death...
Blog entry | May 18 2018
When you think about trying to eat healthier, sugary foods and drinks probably don’t top your list of things to eat more of. It’s understandable - we hear a lot about sugar and what we hear isn’t...
Blog entry | May 17 2018
While genetically engineered foods (genetically modified organisms or “GMOs”) have been safely produced and consumed for more than 20 years, debate and controversy over the technology have persisted...
Press Release | May 16 2018
Download Full Survey FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2018 More than one in three U.S. consumers are following a specific diet or eating pattern, and they are increasingly averse to carbohydrates and...
Blog entry | May 15 2018
We’re back again with another edition of Gut Check, our series on the relationship between food and the gut microbiome. So far, we’ve taken a closer look at how whole grains and fiber affect our gut...
Blog entry | May 11 2018
We’re back with another installation of Sound Science, the forum where we spotlight quality research studies and scientific conclusions that may have flown under your radar. This time, we’re looking...
Blog entry | May 10 2018
I’m always nervous I’m about to get a side-eye from friends and family when I pull out a snack. It’s as if, because I’m a registered dietitian, I should only eat three meals each day and never need...
Blog entry | May 08 2018
Protein is an essential nutrient — it’s important for everything from appetite regulation to physical fitness to healthy skin and hair. But what exactly is a protein? How much do we need, and where...
Blog entry | May 04 2018
While it is encouraged that we drink the recommended amount of water each day, many people may choose different ways to hydrate. Coffee and tea are two favorite beverage choices—especially during the...
Blog entry | May 03 2018
The use of natural resources such as water in food production is a sustainability issue that continues to be on the radar of many farmers, scientists and consumers. In many regions of the world,...
Blog entry | May 02 2018
Overwhelmed by food choices and fad diets? Wondering how - or if - your food choices can decrease your risk for chronic disease? Are you making all of the “right” choices regarding diet, physical...
Blog entry | May 01 2018
There’s nothing quite like the crisp smell of spring after a long, cold winter (much like the one we’ve had!). For the last few months, many of us have relied on warmer areas of the world to provide...

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