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By: Bridget Hollingsworth   Date: 2/5/10 On February 7th friends and families all over the U.S. will get together for the Super Bowl. Although Peyton Manning and Drew Brees won't be watching the game like the rest of us, the two quarterbacks playing in Sunday's Big Game are family friends. Peyton...
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By: Katie Burns   Date 2/4/10 Recently there's been lots of discussion about the quality and safety of canned foods, but its important to remember the many benefits that canned foods bring to our food supply.  So, in honor of Canned Food Month, I wanted to highlight the history and value of one of...
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(Washington, D.C., February 3, 2010) – As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and others consider various food labeling formats, recent research by the International Food Information Council Foundation (Foundation) provides valuable insight into how consumers perceive and use the Nutrition Facts...
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By: Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RD   Date 2/2/10 In the minds of many, football (as in the NFL) really has become "America's Game." With the Super Bowl close at hand, we will watch with great anticipation as the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts take the field, knowing that only one team...
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By: Food Insight Blog Contributors Date: 2/1/10 2010 is officially a month old and we thought it would be a good time to take a look at how we're doing on our New Years Resolutions.    Jennifer Schleman: Resolution: "In 2010, I plan to reach my healthy eating and fitness goals by tracking not only...
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By: David Schmidt, International Food Information Council Foundation President and CEO Date: 1/29/10 This week, the President, in his State of the Union, noted that First Lady Michelle Obama in 2010 "is creating a national movement to tackle the epidemic of childhood obesity and make our kids...
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By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 1/28/10 We talk a lot about mindful eating on this blog because it's a concept that resonates with a lot of the health professionals and nutrition communicators here at the IFIC office. However, we recognize that mindful eating can be a hard thing to get your head...
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By: Jennifer Schleman   Date: 1/26/10  Last fall shortly after reading our Putting the BRAT on a Diet post, I came down with the dreaded flu. Not the H1N1 variety, but the good, old-fashioned, upper respiratory influenza. It got me thinking - what could I have done to prepare myself for cold and...
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This publication addresses the common misperception that caffeine causes dehydration and provides an overall guide to how all liquids, including milk, fruit juices, sports drinks, watery foods, and even beverages such as soft drinks, coffee and tea can play a role in meeting individual hydration...
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By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date 1/25/10 The IFIC 2009 Functional Foods/Foods for Health Consumer Trending Survey found that people's top health concerns are (in order of importance) heart health, weight management, cancer, diabetes, nutrition/diet, and exercise. Interestingly, people don't always...
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By: Kerry Robinson, RD   Date: 1/22/10 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is often mentioned in media articles pertaining to food safety and nutrition, especially if there is a regulatory implication. Have you ever wondered: What exactly does the FDA do? If so, you are in luck!   Last...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             (Washington, D.C., January 20, 2010) —To help in providing science-based information on nutrition and weight management for consumers and health professionals, the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the...

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