Blog entry | Mar 28 2018
For nearly 50 years, the “infamous” monosodium glutamate, best known as MSG, has received quite the bad rap. MSG, a variant of glutamate, is created when sodium and glutamate combine. It is naturally...
Blog entry | Mar 27 2018
We’re back again with another edition of Gut Check. This time, we’re exploring the connection between whole grains and the gut microbiome. If you’ve spent some time poking around FoodInsight, you’ve...
Blog entry | Mar 26 2018
We’ve talked about intuitive eating in the past (check out our hunger scale!) but never fully dove into all 10 principles — until now. Intuitive Eating was coined by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD, and Elyse...
Blog entry | Mar 22 2018
This third article in our “Go Further with Food” series enhances our understanding of the new Nutrition Facts label.The first article in the series focused on food waste, and the second turned its...
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. Caffeine has been enjoyed in foods and beverages for over 1,...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2018
It’s likely that when you think of pesticides, your first thought is not about environmental sustainability. While farmers and crop managers do not douse their crops with pesticide chemicals,...
Blog entry | Mar 16 2018
Listeria Monocytogenes We hope you have looked at our E. coli and Salmonella videos and are well on your way to being a food safety expert. But to get you even closer to reaching your “foodborne...
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. In our fast-paced world, it can be easy to get distracted...
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. In fact, the science of taste is...
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. But did you ever...
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. In a study published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise...
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, highlighting the basics of several nutrition topics. Click here to...
Blog entry | Mar 07 2018
I have a soft spot in my heart for cereal. Growing up, it was common for me to sit at the table eating cereal before I left for school, and as an adult, when I’m too lazy to make something to eat, I...
Blog entry | Mar 06 2018
The first article in our “Go Further with Food” series focused on food waste. Now we turn our attention from throwing out less food to throwing in more nutrient-dense food to further our health. Food...

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