Blog entry | Aug 17 2018
A few weeks ago, I was on Facebook scrolling through my timeline, and a particular post caught my eye. It was a picture of steak with the caption, “Trying the carnivore diet”. A bunch of thoughts ran...
Blog entry | Aug 16 2018
When you think of the word “probiotics”, what comes to mind? A cup of yogurt or a bottle of dietary supplement capsules probably rises to the top, but over the last few years the presence of...
Article | Aug 16 2018
Download the Aspartame Factsheet There’s no mistaking it: Americans love to eat. Enjoying good food with good company is one of life’s great pleasures. And yet, frequent over-indulgences can have a...
Blog entry | Aug 09 2018
Recently, you may have stopped to wonder if something hazardous is lurking in your salad. Many of us love eating fresh vegetables as a way to reach MyPlate goals, but none of us want to get queasy in...
Blog entry | Aug 08 2018
With pregnancy comes many changes, often including a renewed focus on eating healthfully. In a recent article from The Bump, IFIC’s associate director of nutrition communications Ali Webster, PhD, RD...
Blog entry | Aug 07 2018
Have you noticed updated Nutrition Facts labels in stores yet? If you have, then you’ve seen that they contain added sugars information. For many of our favorite foods and drinks, the new way sugars...
Blog entry | Aug 02 2018
Welcome to our Snacking Series, where we’ve been debunking the myths around snacks and their potential impact on our health. If you’re new to this series, check out the first article that highlighted...
Blog entry | Aug 01 2018
The emails hit the inboxes of 23andMe members earlier this year. While their customers had grown accustomed to periodic updates about their health-risk indicators and genetic traits, this particular...
Blog entry | Jul 31 2018
Most people are familiar with aloe vera in its topical form, where it’s used to soothe sunburn, eczema or acne. But recently, it’s ventured outside of the “vacation necessities” drugstore aisle: Aloe...
Blog entry | Jul 27 2018
Many healthcare professionals and consumers either don’t know or don’t fully understand what intuitive eating is, which makes sense because it’s still a relatively new concept. In case it’s your...
Press Release | Jul 25 2018
Survey Finds That Few Older Americans Grocery-Shop Online, But Lowering Hurdles Could Sway Many Online Shoppers Eager for Food Information, But Often Come Up Empty Download Full Survey (Washington, D...
Blog entry | Jul 24 2018
The IFIC Foundation’s 2018 Food and Health Survey indicates that many consumers want to purchase environmentally sustainable food and beverage products. But how can we find these “enviro-friendly”...
Blog entry | Jul 20 2018
“Darling, I love you, but give me Park Avenue.” The famous line from the theme song of Green Acres perfectly describes my desire to never move too far from a city. There’s always something to do and...
Blog entry | Jul 18 2018
We’re back with another installment of Sound Science, the forum where we spotlight quality research studies and scientific conclusions that may have flown under your radar. This time, we take a peek...
Blog entry | Jul 17 2018
If you’re looking for ways to reduce the calories, carbohydrates and sugars from your diet, then you’re not alone. Low-calorie sweeteners are one option many people turn to, but conflicting...

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