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2013-02-23 23:04:47

The results of a three-phase examination of effective behavior-related dietary guidance messages that can be used to assist parents in achieving healthful lifestyles for themselves and their families has been published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (JAND). Lead authors are from the International Food Information Council Foundation. The research was sponsored by the Dietary Guidelines Alliance, a private-public partnership among leading food, nutrition and health...

2011-12-01 22:50:00

The holidays are a time of festive family gatherings and meals, but also a time when many people will be worried about their fat intake. The 2011 International Food Information Council Foundation Food & Health Survey found that many consumers are confused about what kinds of fat they should consume. The survey found that 71 percent of Americans are trying to limit some type of fat in their diet, but in many cases, adding fats into the diet can bring the holiday treat of added health...

2011-01-13 13:37:00

ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JEWEL-OSCO, a leading Midwest food and drug retailer, is making it easier for consumers to get a healthy start to the new year with the recent launch of "nutrition iQ®," an exclusive in-store food labeling program designed to help customers make better-informed food choices right at the grocery store shelf. nutrition iQ, which is now in all JEWEL-OSCO stores, uses color-coded shelf tags and signs that allow consumers to quickly...

2010-12-11 00:01:04

New Dietary Guidelines Alliance Research Provides a Jump-Start on Incorporating New Dietary Guidance Washington, DC (Vocus) December 9, 2010 When it comes to calories, parents lack a basic understanding of their impact on weight and may even be skeptical that calories are just the latest food and nutrition fad. New research shows that only 14% of parents say they are consistently paying attention to the calories their families consume; even fewer (9%) say it would be the easiest thing for...


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