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This month’s issue of National Geographic arrived in mailboxes (yes, those still exist) covering a pretty heated topic: The War on Science. You can dig into their feature online, which covers everything from the anti-vaccination movement to fear of “GMOs” or food biotechnology. In the spirit of the...
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Spring is on its way and now’s a good time to dust off your New Year’s resolutions, with a little help from a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN). If you’re ready to come out again from the dark winter months but, would like to take some successful shortcuts to help achieve a more healthful...
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This month’s issue of National Geographic arrived in mailboxes (yes, those still exist) covering a pretty heated topic: The War on Science. You can dig into their feature online, which covers everything from the anti-vaccination movement to fear of “GMOs” or food biotechnology. In the spirit of...
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Thinking about where dairy products come from is one of the most confusing farming practices for most shoppers. It’s pretty impressive- milk goes from cows all over the country to every grocery store, all while staying safe, nutritious, and affordable. To shed more light on this incredible process...
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Every day, we at FoodInsight are working hard to bring you great content by qualified experts. But who are these experts toiling away? In our new series, "Better Know a Dietitian," we introduce you to the smart folks who make sure that you've got the very best information in food safety and...
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A recent study published in Nature raising concerns about the impact of emulsifiers on obesity and metabolic disorders lacks real world application and needs to be viewed in the proper context. In addition, the findings do not provide sufficient evidence to show a causal relationship between...
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To celebrate American Heart Month, our #FatsFriday February blog series has focused on the heart-boosting benefits of dietary fats—they’re not the villain once thought to be. All month we’ve written about Nuts, Dairy, Oils & Spreads, Meat and Seafood—food sources that contain the most healthful...
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Earlier this year, we heard the European Food Safety Authority confirming the safety of bisphenol A (BPA).  Just when I thought we were off to a good start, we’re now hearing about a recent study creating undue concern for today's shopper. You might recall last year when we posted the article “Let'...
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Beginning a New Nutrition Conversation with Consumers Consumers are exposed to a plethora of health and nutrition information from various sources—family, friends, professional colleagues, the media, and the Internet, among others. Although many of these sources offer well-meaning diet and health...
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If you’ve gasped or swooned in the last month, chances are it had had something to do with season 19 of ABC’s The Bachelor. This season has been delivering the usual dose of romance, drama, and controversy. But the main reason for tuning in is the Bachelor himself. Aside from his looks and charms...
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Who doesn’t love a backyard barbecue? This time of year, though,, Americans are more concerned with whiteouts than cookouts. Let’s forget about Old Man Winter for a minute—we’ve spent way too much time dealing with him lately. Let’s thaw out our thoughts in preparation for Spring. It’s nearly upon...
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The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) has released their report. But what does this mean? Are these the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans? For answers to these important questions and more, check out our latest infographic, "Dietary Guidelines For Americans: By The Numbers."...

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