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Blog entry | Sep 25 2018
Healthy growth and development are among parents’ top priorities as they consider meals to prepare for their children’s school day. For many parents, aiding proper development involves taking...
Blog entry | Sep 18 2018
“What did you learn at school today?” As we transition into fall, parents can expect to hear their school day inquiries met with everything from early childhood answers detailing every occurrence to...
Blog entry | Sep 13 2018
As you sip on your morning latte, consider that the consumption of caffeine is rooted in antiquity, dating back to ancient times, shrouded in centuries of myth and legend. When chronicling the...
Blog entry | Sep 07 2018
We might like to think of our gut microbiome as an immobile, somewhat mysterious presence in our gastrointestinal tract. But in reality, these organisms are active, living things—and all living...
Blog entry | Sep 05 2018
The start of the school year is a busy time. New grades, new school supplies and maturing taste buds are a lot to juggle. As a parent, deciding what to pack your child for lunch can be overwhelming,...
Blog entry | Aug 22 2018
Throughout the intuitive eating series, we’ve talked about why anti-diet is not anti-health, and how intuitive eating can help reduce stress when it comes to making food choices. In this edition, we...
Blog entry | Aug 21 2018
If you read food labels, you’re likely familiar with many of the ingredients in your food. Some ingredients, like sugar, probably get your attention more than others. You may have heard a few myths...
Blog entry | Aug 09 2018
Recently, you may have stopped to wonder if something hazardous is lurking in your salad. Many of us love eating fresh vegetables as a way to reach MyPlate goals, but none of us want to get queasy in...
Blog entry | Aug 08 2018
With pregnancy comes many changes, often including a renewed focus on eating healthfully. In a recent article from The Bump, IFIC’s associate director of nutrition communications Ali Webster, PhD, RD...
Blog entry | Aug 02 2018
Welcome to our Snacking Series, where we’ve been debunking the myths around snacks and their potential impact on our health. If you’re new to this series, check out the first article that highlighted...
Blog entry | Jul 27 2018
Many healthcare professionals and consumers either don’t know or don’t fully understand what intuitive eating is, which makes sense because it’s still a relatively new concept. In case it’s your...
Blog entry | Jul 24 2018
The IFIC Foundation’s 2018 Food and Health Survey indicates that many consumers want to purchase environmentally sustainable food and beverage products. But how can we find these “enviro-friendly”...
Blog entry | Jul 20 2018
“Darling, I love you, but give me Park Avenue.” The famous line from the theme song of Green Acres perfectly describes my desire to never move too far from a city. There’s always something to do and...
Blog entry | Jul 12 2018
Food safety is often top-of-mind for consumers when making food purchases in stores and restaurants. Some of us are even proactive in our safety efforts by following news of food recalls and...

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