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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 the show for several seasons and the show is nothing less than inspirational.  The transformations...
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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. I've heard everything from lose weight, to get fit, to get organized, even to go sky diving! ...
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*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 experts we work with at the National Cancer Institute. By: Anu Kaur, MS, RD, National Cancer...
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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 Information Council Foundation, one of the most common trends we see in nutrition is that consumers are...
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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 common compounds, found naturally in the environment (in air, water, and soil) and in all plants and...
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The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program, “All About Caffeine: Clarifying the Controversies Surrounding Caffeine and Health."  If you are a registered dietitian or...
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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 Management Behaviors focused on the weight managment finding from the 1009 Food & Health Survey...
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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 any conclusions presented. You may have heard a lot about food biotechnology lately. If so, you may...
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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 safety and health of the U.S. food supply, which food manufacturers increasingly utilize modern...
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A growing interest by consumers in “fresh”, “whole”, “organic”, and “natural” foods, as well as in food production practices that are less harmful to the environment, is changing the way Americans look at food and make food choices. Conversely, foods that are “processed” have been criticized in the...
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Eating is one of life's pleasures. Taste and flavor are important to enjoying food. Think about a bowl of hot pasta with tomato sauce and parmesan cheese, a freshly grilled steak with a rich mushroom sauce, or stir-fried seafood and chicken with crisp vegetables in a savory sauce. These subtle,...

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