Diet & Health

Blog entry | Mar 22 2018

A lot of us like to start our day with a little caffeine pick-me-up like a fresh cup of coffee, and others swear by their afternoon tea.

Blog entry | Mar 15 2018

Many of us have found ourselves in front of the television with a bag of popcorn on our lap and before we know it, the entire bag is gone.

Blog entry | Mar 13 2018

Confucius said, “Everyone eats and drinks, but few appreciate taste.” When you understand a bit about the science of taste, you may join the few who appreciate it.

Blog entry | Mar 13 2018

You may recall hearing someone years ago tell you, “Milk does a body good.” Most of us grew up drinking milk at home, school, at summer camp and all those other places kids go.

Blog entry | Mar 09 2018

Whether you run on caffeine or caffeinate up before your run, here’s a bit of good news to jump start your day.

Blog entry | Mar 08 2018

This is the second installment of a new video series in partnership with Osmosis, a group that focuses on health science education, high

Blog entry | Mar 07 2018

I have a soft spot in my heart for cereal.

Blog entry | Mar 06 2018

The first article in our “Go Further with Food” series focused on food waste.

Blog entry | Mar 05 2018

It was only a few years ago that online food shopping seemed be a relatively novel concept.

Blog entry | Mar 02 2018

Here at the IFIC Foundation and across the internet, we’re seeing, reading and writing more and more about personalized nutriti

Blog entry | Feb 23 2018

Parents and their children may never see eye to eye when it comes to eating vegetables.

Blog entry | Feb 22 2018

Ever wonder why the eight most common allergens include peanuts and tree nuts? Have you ever assumed that peanuts were a nut? And do you even know what a tree nut is?

Blog entry | Feb 21 2018

Low-carb? Low-fat? Personalized to your DNA? There’s a lot of hype about which diet, if any, is best for your long-term health.

Blog entry | Feb 16 2018

In today’s food-centric culture, the phrase “processed foods” gets thrown around a lot. Typically the term carries a negative undertone and sometimes for good reasons.

Blog entry | Feb 15 2018

Registered dietitians and nutrition scientists have a somewhat complicated history of being a bit … well ... critical of the food you may (or may not) be eating.