fad diet

Blog entry | Jan 23 2018

Here at the International Food Information Council Foundation, we talk a lot about fad diets.

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.

Blog entry | Jan 10 2018

Not even a week into 2018 and a new food fad has spread throughout social feeds and news outlets.

Blog entry | Oct 12 2017

The web is once again abuzz with suspicious claims about the alkaline diet.

Blog entry | Oct 06 2017

In recent years, apple cider vinegar has been heralded as a magic elixir that controls blood sugar levels, prevents heart disease, whitens teeth and slows the aging process.

Blog entry | Sep 21 2017

September means several things to me- the start of my favorite season (fall), my birthday (hooray!) and the beginning of football season.

Blog entry | Aug 08 2017

Low-FODMAP diets have getting some press lately!  But what exactly are they?

Blog entry | Jul 25 2017

The Whole30 is EVERYWHERE. The Whole30 book is even a New York Times “Food and Diet” bestseller.

Blog entry | Jul 21 2017
Blog entry | May 22 2017

There have been a few articles written in recent days discussing lectins (proteins found in plants and animals), how they are damaging to your health, and why you should avoid them.

Blog entry | May 09 2017

Have you ever walked into a smoothie shop and wondered what is that green grass-looking plant sitting on top of the counter with the fruits and protein powders?

Blog entry | Apr 12 2017

Most people think about light, airy baked goods when it comes to the word “yeast”. However, yeast comes in many different forms with various purposes; one being nutritional yeast.

Blog entry | Apr 03 2017

Gluten-free, ancient grains have been the star of grocery store aisles and nutrition articles alike over the past few years, and they’re not leaving the spotlight any time soon.  We’ve

Blog entry | Mar 15 2017

Food trends come and go and can be pretty difficult to keep track of. The team here at the IFIC Foundation works hard to give you the low-down on what these new, trendy foods can offer.

Blog entry | Mar 03 2017

As an avid green smoothie connoisseur, I’m quite familiar with spinach and kale.

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