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2014-02-03 16:24:52

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As February begins, many Americans' New Year's resolutions have already gone by the wayside, despite their best intentions. But the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is asking those who write about science of food and health to resolve to continue evaluating scientific studies and claims with a critical eye--all year long. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/DC57826LOGO) Shrinking newsrooms,...

2013-10-02 23:03:53

Nearly 8 in 10 Americans (79 percent) say they are at least somewhat knowledgeable about nutrition, but new research from the International Food Information Council shows several wide gaps between their perception of the adequacy of their diets and reality. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Nearly 8 in 10 Americans (79 percent) say they are at least somewhat knowledgeable about nutrition, but new research from the International Food Information Council shows several wide gaps...

2013-09-10 23:03:45

IFIC Foundation is spending September—Food Safety Education Month—helping educate the public about why “Food Safety Matters.” The theme underscores how everyone along the entire supply chain from farm to fork has a role to play in enhancing the safety of the food and beverages we consume. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Most people give at least some thought to the safety of the food they eat, but fewer are knowledgeable about many of the risks involved and how to...

2013-05-24 23:22:54

The vast majority of Americans believe it´s possible to have a great deal of control over their level of physical activity, the healthfulness of their diet and their weight, yet far fewer are actually taking that control. Those are among the findings of the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation´s 2013 Food & Health Survey. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The vast majority of Americans believe it´s possible to have a great deal of control over their...

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...

2012-08-08 23:02:22

While many public health officials and healthcare providers view reducing sodium intake as the primary strategy to lower blood pressure, a 2010 expert Roundtable indicates that strategies that encourage lifestyle modifications could yield better results, concludes an article published today in the peer-reviewed journal Nutrition Today. (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 While many public health officials and healthcare providers view reducing sodium intake as the primary strategy to lower blood...

2012-05-24 23:02:37

Most Americans (52 percent) have concluded that figuring out their income taxes is easier than knowing what they should and shouldn´t eat to be healthier, according to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation´s 2012 Food & Health Survey. (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 Most Americans (52 percent) have concluded that figuring out their income taxes is easier than knowing what they should and shouldn´t eat to be healthier, according to the International Food...

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...


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