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News Bite: Boomers vs. Millennials: Mind the Food Generation Gap

These days, Millennials get all the attention. But let’s not forget about Boomers. They make up a large portion of the U.S. population and have money to spend on consumer goods, especially on food.

But what are Boomers looking for when it comes to nutrition? Read our latest article for Food Dive on how Boomers differ from Millennials in what they choose to eat, who they trust and even how the two generations are more similar than we might think.

Vote for Soy Milk [INFOGRAPHIC]

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 reason? Its delicious flavor makes a great complement to cereal, oatmeal, coffee and tea.

Our Favorite Tricks for Nutrition, and Treats for Splurging

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 for splurging. Enjoy! 

IFIC Foundation Creates One Health Day Awareness

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 environment." In as many countries as possible, activities and events will give scientists, p

Vote for Whole Grain Cereal [INFOGRAPHIC]

This week’s candidate packs a whole lot of punch. Whole grain cereal is a great way to start your morning because it helps you get your recommended daily 48g of whole grains. With a variety of options in the market, there are so many ways to spoon your way to good health.

Making Sense of Added Sugars Labeling [INFOGRAPHIC]

In May 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that by July 2018, the Nutrition Facts label will display added sugars information in grams per serving and percent Daily Value. The decision to declare added sugars on the revised label is based, in part, on recommendations from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). The DGA and FDA recognize that added sugars can be a part of a healthy eating pattern.

Everything You Need to Know About Antibiotic Resistance

Here is a collection of resources that can help you better understand antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. 

Q&A: Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Food Supply

The health of animals is very important to the farmers and ranchers who raise them, as well as the veterinarians who work with them. Despite this, animals may still become sick and require treatment, just like people. Read on to learn more about antibiotic use in the food supply.

FDA Antibiotic Regulation Through the Decades

For more than 50 years, veterinarians and producers have administered antibiotics to food animals, primarily poultry, swine, and cattle, mostly to fight or prevent animal diseases. The FDA has provided a tightly regulated framework on how antibiotics can be used in the food supply.

Pesticide 101 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you read or heard about pesticides lately? Are you interested in learning more? Here is a fast way to learn more about what pesticides are and how they are used safely for food production.