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Blog entry | Feb 20 2018
In our last video and article, we gave you a bit of background info on bacteria—the good and the bad. We also talked about a pretty infamous potential foodborne illness-causing bacteria, E.coli....
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 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...
Blog entry | Feb 05 2018
Why do we choose the foods we eat?  What makes this food more appealing than that food?  What are the things you like about your favorite food?  Take a look and you’ll see that the color makes a...
Blog entry | Feb 02 2018
What do you know about bacteria? Your first thought is likely something like “yuck” and that may be fair. Still, we should point out that there are good bacteria and bad bacteria. Bacteria are all...
Blog entry | Feb 02 2018
What do you know about bacteria? Your first thought is likely something like “yuck” and that may be fair. Still, we should point out that there are good bacteria and bad bacteria. Bacteria are all...
Blog entry | Feb 01 2018
Welcome to the sixth installment of Food Insight’s 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 snack dip -- an...
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 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 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...

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