processed food

Blog entry | Jul 08 2015
How much money you make could influence how you buy and think about food. See what the latest consumer research says for income differences in how we feel about processed foods, what we look for on food labels, what we'd do with a bigger budget, and...
Blog entry | Jun 24 2015
It might be frozen blueberries sprinkled on cereal, or steamed broccoli with your dinner. You could pull baby carrots out of your purse, or throw a can of peaches on your yogurt. There are so many ways to get those good fruits and veggies. So does...
Blog entry | Jan 26 2015
An orange might have more health benefits for you when it’s in the form of juice than as piece of fruit. Surprised? A recent study found that when orange juice and oranges were thrown into a test tube model that mimics digestion, more carotenoids...
Blog entry | Oct 14 2014
Packaged foods, also referred to as processed foods, have been getting a bad rap for a while now. It seems every day that there are new fad diets or guidance that encourages us to avoid all processed foods. "Processed" may be the new four-letter...
Article | May 13 2014
This commentary is co-authored by Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD, FADA, senior vice president for nutrition and food safety at the International Food Information Council and IFIC Foundation, and Matt Raymond, senior director of communications...
Article | Jun 12 2011
Increased interest in where our food comes from has led to more frequent use of common food production terms. Often, confusion reigns over the true meaning of these terms, which can lead to misinformed conclusions about the benefits of one type of...
Blog entry | Mar 15 2011
Note: This Blog post is the winning post from the Community Nutrition class at the University of Maryland after IFIC Foundation Executive Director spoke there last month. See her post for more. By: Mehdi Naqvi, Senior Nutrition Major, University of...