Food Insight's blog

IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo

By: William Fisher, Vice President, Science & Policy Initiatives, Institute of Food Technologists Date: 7/16/10

2010 Dietary Guidelines: Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace

By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD  Date: 7/13/10

Making Progress on a Food Safety Promise . . .

By: Tony Flood   Date: 7/9/10

2010 Food & Health Survey Reveals Diet and Exercise are "Weighty" Issues for Many Consumers

By: Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RD  & Alison Vaux-Bjerke  Date: 7/7/10

Food For Fuel: Sustaining Energy During Endurance Exercise

The FIFA World Cup is down to a few remaining teams and soccer fever is in full swing!  Fans from around the world are gathering to see which country comes out on top.  Yet, regardless of which teams are eliminated during the upcoming games, there is no denying that the strength, commitment, and endurance of all World Cup athletes is inspiring. 

Maintaining energy and strength during a tournament is not easy.  Here's some advice on how you can eat right to stay energized during endurance exercise, whether it be a marathon, swimming, or your own soccer tournament.

Food Insight's New Years Resolutions: Mid-Year Update

Time to check-in to see much progress has taken place with our New Years Resolutions now that we are mid way through the year. What better time to take a look at how we're doing on our New Years Resolutions. 

Eating Healthy at a Bar-B-Q

By: Mary Alice Shreve   Date: 6/29/10

The summer grilling season has arrived and with it comes a smorgasbord of good eats. Regardless of if your mouth waters at the sight of ribs or if burgers and dogs are more your style, you can have your 'Q and eat it too with these tips for keeping your grilling healthful. The grill-meister, the sous-chef, the green bean casserole-bearing guest and the apple pie artist alike can learn how to enjoy a balanced meal with healthy offerings. 

Have your Fat and be Healthy Too!

By: Win Jenkins-Ford Date: 6/23/10

If you're like me and trying to eat a more healthful diet especially while getting ready for the bathing suit season, you might want to pay special attention to what I have to share: You can have your fat and be healthy too!