food fad

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 | 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.

Blog entry | Feb 23 2017

Last year, I decided to get my yoga teaching certification.

Blog entry | Jan 11 2017

New Year, new superfood! And this year, we’re discussing the super green food spirulina.

Blog entry | Nov 08 2016

Avocado buns, banana soft serve, cauliflower pizza crust. The ABCs, if you will, of healthy foods being transformed to satisfy our cravings for not so healthy foods.

Blog entry | Oct 25 2016

I have a ritual every morning I get to work: Turn on my computer, heat up my breakfast while my computer boots up (this morning it was potatoes, boiled eggs, and some coffee), check work emails, th

Blog entry | Apr 04 2016

The fermentation craze is still going strong!  We are officially obsessed with—gasp!—rotting food, and for good reason; fermented foods are tasty and good for the gut because they contain probiotic

Blog entry | Mar 14 2016

Move over, quinoa, there is a new trendy grain in town and it goes by the name teff.

Blog entry | Feb 09 2016

A new fad diet has hit social media, promising a transformation from couch potato to “Spud Fit.” An Australian man has

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