Blog entry | Jan 13 2010
By: Ann Bouchoux   Date: 1/14/10 New York City's call for the food industry to reduce sodium by 25 percent in the next five years has dominated the headlines in the food world this week.  Such...
Sucralose adds sweetness to foods and beverages without adding calories or carbohydrates. As an alternative to sugar and other calorie-containing sweeteners, it can play a role in weight management programs that combine sensible nutrition and physical activity.
Article | Jan 11 2010
Favorably Reviewed by the American Academy of Physician Assistants www.aapa.org Download the PDF to view this entire brochure. With obesity rates among Americans at an all-time high, many people may...
Blog entry | Jan 11 2010
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD and Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RD  Date: 1/12/09 As the saying goes, everything that's old is new again. We are use to seeing this in the world of fashion, where classic...
Blog entry | Jan 10 2010
By: Jania Matthews   Date 1/11/10 The Biggest Loser is a television program that needs no introduction.  The show draws millions of viewers each week and I am one of them.  I've been an admirer of...
Blog entry | Jan 07 2010
By: Katie Burns Date: 1/8/10 Well, here we are: one full week into the New Year, a new decade, the "teens." This time last week many people, IFIC staff included, made their New Year's resolutions....
Blog entry | Jan 05 2010
*Editors Note: Here at the International Food Information Council Foundation, we're always on the lookout for strong, science based materials on food and health.  Below is one example put together by...
Blog entry | Jan 04 2010
Note: This was previously posted as a guest blog post on Healthy Blog Snack by former Foundation staffer Sarah Alligood By: Sarah Alligood, MPH, RD   Date 1/5/09 Here at the International Food...
Article | Dec 29 2009
Q: What is ammonium hydroxide? A:  Ammonium hydroxide is ammonia combined with water.  Ammonia (NH3) is a compound consisting of nitrogen and hydrogen.  Both ammonia and ammonium hydroxide are very...
Article | Nov 29 2009
The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program, “All About Caffeine:...
Data & Survey | Nov 19 2009
2009 Food & Health Results Web Cast Series The fourth and final in a series of Web casts was held on Friday, November 20. Reversing Mindless Eating over the Holidays: A Look at Consumer Weight...
Article | Nov 15 2009
The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation has favorably reviewed this material through 2007. Favorable review means that medical information is accurate, but does not imply endorsement of...
Article | Oct 18 2009
With an increasing focus on nutrition and health by American consumers has come greatercuriosity about where our food comes from and how it is produced. Concerns voiced in the media center around the...

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