Blog entry | Jan 26 2018
Potassium – how could I live without you? Well, the answer is…I couldn’t. Potassium is essential to life. It might not be the first nutrient that comes to mind when you consider healthy living, but...
Blog entry | Jan 25 2018
Welcome to the fifth installment of our Build Your Own series! We are excited to share simple but tasty ways to spice up the healthiness of your favorite foods. Next up is the fajita — an option that...
Blog entry | Jan 24 2018
You may have heard of the recent Salmonella food safety incident brought on by the consumption of clover sprouts on sandwiches. People in several states have contracted foodborne illness and have...
Blog entry | Jan 23 2018
Here at the International Food Information Council Foundation, we talk a lot about fad diets. Usually, we’re debunking them and promoting a balanced eating plan with room for indulgences and...
Blog entry | Jan 19 2018
Bone health is extremely important, especially as we age. Strong and healthy bones are supported by micronutrients like vitamin D and calcium. Lucky for us, yogurt is a healthy and tasty food that...
Blog entry | Jan 18 2018
Many of us have heard the term “GMOs,” but how many of us know what they are as well as their benefits to the food supply and the environment? GMO (genetically modified organism) technology uses...
Blog entry | Jan 17 2018
Every January, we’re told that detoxes, diets, and a new gym membership are the key to a successful new year. It seems as though everyone’s trying to shave off the pounds as quickly as possible, and...
Blog entry | Jan 16 2018
Welcome to 2018, everybody - a time where we can hand-select everything from the ingredients in our fast-casual salad to the patterns we get in our Sock of the Month Club, all from the comfort of our...
Blog entry | Jan 11 2018
Here at the IFIC Foundation and in my time spent as a nutrition researcher, I’ve read piles of studies showing that some research subjects showed a health benefit from a dietary intervention, while...
Blog entry | Jan 10 2018
Not even a week into 2018 and a new food fad has spread throughout social feeds and news outlets. This one was particularly surprising to me given that I spend so much of my day reading and hearing...
Blog entry | Jan 09 2018
Much of the country has been in the grip of a bitter, record-setting cold snap so intense that meteorologists have even called it a “bomb.” For a lot of us, that means a little hot cocoa, and a lot...
Blog entry | Jan 08 2018
Taste is overwhelmingly the top driver in our food choices. This is seen on an almost yearly basis in the Food and Healthy Survey. This past year, 84 percent of American consumers said taste is a...
Blog entry | Jan 04 2018
Ever heard the term “One Health”? It is used to describe a wellness concept that focuses on the health of our planet and its inhabitants. With this comprehensive focus, various health- and wellness-...
Press Release | Jan 03 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 3, 2018                    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Food waste, digital and online innovations, and consumer values are expected to drive some of the major food and nutrition...
Blog entry | Dec 29 2017
2017 is almost at a close, and as we say goodbye to this year, we’re preparing for next year with our 2018 New Year’s resolutions. Over the years, we’ve had a pretty varied list of ways to eat and be...

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