Blog entry | Mar 09 2018
Whether you run on caffeine or caffeinate up before your run, here’s a bit of good news to jump start your day. In a study published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise...
Blog entry | Mar 08 2018
This is the second installment of a new video series in partnership with Osmosis, a group that focuses on health science education, highlighting the basics of several nutrition topics. Click here to...
Blog entry | Mar 07 2018
I have a soft spot in my heart for cereal. Growing up, it was common for me to sit at the table eating cereal before I left for school, and as an adult, when I’m too lazy to make something to eat, I...
Blog entry | Mar 06 2018
The first article in our “Go Further with Food” series focused on food waste. Now we turn our attention from throwing out less food to throwing in more nutrient-dense food to further our health. Food...
Blog entry | Mar 05 2018
It was only a few years ago that online food shopping seemed be a relatively novel concept. Yet it is certainly gaining ground, with new research from the International Food Information Council (IFIC...
Blog entry | Mar 02 2018
Here at the IFIC Foundation and across the internet, we’re seeing, reading and writing more and more about personalized nutrition. Our genetics and environment play significant roles in how our...
Blog entry | Feb 23 2018
Parents and their children may never see eye to eye when it comes to eating vegetables. A recent study highlighted in Medical Daily suggests that children are triumphing over parents’ efforts to feed...
Blog entry | Feb 22 2018
Ever wonder why the eight most common allergens include peanuts and tree nuts? Have you ever assumed that peanuts were a nut? And do you even know what a tree nut is? If you, like I, have ever...
Blog entry | Feb 21 2018
Low-carb? Low-fat? Personalized to your DNA? There’s a lot of hype about which diet, if any, is best for your long-term health. New research from JAMA may suggest that neither a low-carb nor a low-...
Blog entry | Feb 16 2018
In today’s food-centric culture, the phrase “processed foods” gets thrown around a lot. Typically the term carries a negative undertone and sometimes for good reasons. For example, research has shown...
Blog entry | Feb 15 2018
Registered dietitians and nutrition scientists have a somewhat complicated history of being a bit … well ... critical of the food you may (or may not) be eating. Sometimes it goes too far, and the...
Blog entry | Feb 14 2018
Following diets or eating patterns is pretty common in the United States, with one in seven Americans reporting that they stick to a specific eating pattern or diet.  While fad diets and trends...
Blog entry | Feb 13 2018
As we try to incorporate healthier habits into our busy lives, it helps to be more mindful of our food choices. But that doesn’t mean we have to skimp on taste. Our favorite foods can pack a nutrient...
Blog entry | Feb 09 2018
I hope that you’re reading this before you decided to throw that new bunch of asparagus directly in the trash can (if not, I’m sorry for your loss). Many of you may have come across several news...
Blog entry | Feb 08 2018
This is the first installment of a new video series in partnership with Osmosis, a group that focuses on health science education, highlighting the basics of several nutrition topics. Fats are an...

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