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With lots of milk options out there, remember that soy milk is a candidate that can work for you. It is a complete protein that helps with weight management and muscle growth; it contains calcium for bones and skeletal health; and it has unsaturated fats that support a healthy heart. Need another...
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National Moldy Cheese Day is celebrated each year on October 9th, a day for all cheese lovers to come together and celebrate delicious moldy cheeses such as Brie, blue, Roquefort, and Camembert. These cheeses are delicious, but what about the moldy American slices in the back of my fridge? So why...
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Want a candidate that everyone can get behind? Chicken is the answer for this election season. Not only is chicken an easy centerpiece for any meal, there are so many different ways to prepare it. Whether roasted on its own, as part of a sandwich or salad, or used as the main protein in a recipe,...
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“Stranger Things” was one of this year’s unexpected hits. The show is indeed full of strange things: the Upside-Down, telekinetic powers, government experiments and creepy monsters. But here at Food Insight, we noticed something a little stranger: Eleven’s diet. But can Eleven’s eclectic choices of...
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You can't find a "one-size-fits-all" nutrition plan.  We all have different ideas on how to stick to a healthful routine. So this Halloween, all of us at Food Insight wanted to share with you our favorite tricks for maintaining a healthy eating pattern, and on the other hand, our favorite treats...
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(Washington, D.C.)—Tamika Sims, PhD, has been named Director of Food Technology Communications at the International Food Information Council (IFIC) and IFIC Foundation. Sims was previously Director of Human Health Policy for CropLife America, where she helped analyze the impact of regulatory...
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Whole grain crackers deserve to be elected as the healthy hero of snack time. Eat whole grain crackers on their own or pair with dips, spreads or proteins like meat and cheese to make easy and delicious snacks. This candidate also happens to come with health benefits like fiber for digestive health...
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I have a ritual every morning I get to work: Turn on my computer, heat up my breakfast while my computer boots up (this morning it was potatoes, boiled eggs, and some coffee), check work emails, then check my personal email. My personal email is full of various unimportant things: an email from my...
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Another day, another dollar, and another headline touting misleading claims about new research. This time, a new study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology is connecting drinking two or more servings of sweetened beverages a day with an increased risk of latent autoimmune diabetes (...
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Just in time for fall, one of our favorite candidates, cocoa, has stepped up to the platform. Whether it’s a small piece of dark chocolate, a cup of hot cocoa as a satisfying treat, or using cocoa in oatmeal, yogurt, or recipes, pick this versatile ingredient for a ton of health benefits. Vote...
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As you stroll through the grocery store, you are bombarded by numerous health claims on food labels and packaging. Some boast of their natural ingredients, while others highlight their high nutrient content. But does this align with what you are looking for? Do these words and phrases actually help...
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Co-coordinated by the One Health Commission, the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team and the One Health Platform Foundation, One Health Day is an international campaign whose goal is to raise awareness about the One Health approach to "complex challenges involving people, animals and the...
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World Food Day is an important time to recognize the pressing need to end world hunger and food insecurity. While this day has a global focus, the issues of hunger and food insecurity are also close to home. More than one in seven American households (14.3 percent) are food insecure, meaning that...
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Football season is in full swing, which means we are in the midst of tailgates, viewing parties, fantasy football and endless amounts of scrumptious food. From our new recipes to your favorite classics, we want to make sure that our game day plan is full of energy and good memories—not a sick...

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