Ingredients & Nutrients

Blog entry | Mar 27 2017

Humans have a long-lasting love affair with caffeine.

Blog entry | Mar 15 2017

We all have at least a bit of a sweet tooth, right? Well, most of us deprive ourselves at one time or another out of fear of excess calories.

Blog entry | Mar 15 2017

Caffeine is naturally found in many foods and beverages; along with coffee and tea, it’s also found in cocoa, kola nuts, guarana, yerba mate, and more than 60 other leaves, seeds, and/or fruits.

Blog entry | Mar 08 2017

Hardly a month goes by without a new nutrition research study capturing headlines.

Blog entry | Mar 08 2017

There seems to be a lot of misunderstanding about titanium dioxide, which can be used as a colorant in foods.

Blog entry | Mar 07 2017

CPEUs will be provided for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and Dietetic Technicians Registered (DTRs).

Blog entry | Mar 02 2017

A recent video on BuzzFeed compared the relative sugar content in various fruits, the not-so-subtle impli

Blog entry | Mar 01 2017

If you are anything like us, you rely on pantry staples to create quick, affordable and nutritious meals to get you from one meal to the next.

Blog entry | Feb 14 2017

In honor of American Heart Month and National Snack Foods Month, I thought it would be a great opportunity to talk about some of the best snack foods that also support heart health.

Blog entry | Feb 07 2017

Oils play a very important role in food ingredients: They enhance flavor, improve texture, keep food moist, and enhance the absorption of key nutrients.

Blog entry | Jan 26 2017

Nutrition conversations can be "qwerty" ... I mean, quirky.

Blog entry | Jan 24 2017

A lot of nutrition advice centers on which foods to eat or which to limit.

Blog entry | Jan 23 2017

"More." It’s an interesting word. Generally speaking, it has a great connotation. More money? Yes, please. More time? That sounds terrific, thank you.

Blog entry | Jan 17 2017

When it comes to weight management, eating some foods may be more beneficial for you than others.

Blog entry | Jan 11 2017

New Year, new superfood! And this year, we’re discussing the super green food spirulina.

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