Blog entry | Sep 13 2017
Americans are confronted with nutrition and food information all the time. It can come from all angles: the news, friends, social media and advertisements. But much of that information is conflicting...
Blog entry | Sep 12 2017
Imagine that the minivan is packed with fresh twin XL sheets and too many plastic drawers and bins to bother counting. You get to campus to unload and before you know it, your teary-eyed family...
Blog entry | Sep 11 2017
Curious about low-calorie sweeteners? You’re not alone. Conflicting information about low-calorie sweeteners seems to be reaching new heights, so we’ve searched high and low for the facts. Here’s the...
Blog entry | Sep 11 2017
Information about the food we eat surrounds us, yet much of it is low on evidence and high on hype. To help counter this misinformation, our team of self-proclaimed “food nerds” is focused on the...
Blog entry | Sep 08 2017
Chatter about protein and protein supplements have been getting a good deal of attention recently. With so much misinformation about amounts, timing and sources here are the answers to five common...
Blog entry | Sep 06 2017
Are you confused about “sell-by,” “best-by,” or “use-by” language and dates you see stamped on the packaging of your favorite foods and beverages? You are not alone! While food safety is a primary...
Blog entry | Sep 05 2017
Farmers don’t just wear a straw hat, but they also must constantly wear their “thinking caps” too! Productive farming relies upon integrating efficient methods to feed, house and keep animals healthy...
Blog entry | Sep 05 2017
From animal welfare to sustainability, check out these resources to learn more about today's agriculture industry. You'll find information on the guidelines in place to make sure animals are raised...
Blog entry | Sep 01 2017
Do you consider yourself a foodie? According to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2017 Food and Health Survey, foodies are more confident in their nutrition know-how,...
Blog entry | Aug 31 2017
Research was recently published that provides some hope in finding a practical treatment for individuals living with peanut allergies. Many headlines covering this research in the news suggest the...
Blog entry | Aug 31 2017
When extreme weather conditions result in environmental hazards such as flooding, it is important to still practice food safety measures to help support your health. Safe food handling precautions...
Blog entry | Aug 30 2017
Low-fat, high-carb: new data from the PURE cohort study The internets are abuzz with a new study from the journal Lancet surrounding an age-old controversy in the nutrition community: low-fat versus...
Blog entry | Aug 30 2017
I love the vibrant color of red velvet cupcakes. The deep, red coloring paired with the moist texture and slightly chocolatey taste is truly indulgent. But what gives these cupcakes their beautiful...
Blog entry | Aug 28 2017
“Know your audience” is a common refrain among communicators of all kinds. As health and nutrition professionals, this age-old advice is key to tapping into your clients’ motivators and helping...

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