Health Perceptions and Food Trends in the United...

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) foundation has published the findings of their 2015 food and health survey. The online survey was conducted between 2012 and 2015. It was completed by 1,007 participants aged 18 to 80 years. Researchers were able to draw a number of conclusions regarding health perception...

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Aspartame During Pregnancy: What Should You Tell Your...

Working with pregnant clients can often mean a lot of questions since most moms want not only what is best for them but also their baby. Foods that might not have been an issue before may come under scrutiny for a newly pregnant woman – especially if she is diagnosed...

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Liver Glycogen Metabolism During and After Prolonged Endurance-Type...

A 2016 literature review published in the American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism describes the involvement of liver glycogen in prolonged exercise and discusses the most effective nutritional strategies for liver glycogen repletion. Gonzalez et al. report that the total volume of liver glycogen in trained endurance athletes is...

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International Conference on Diabetes and Nutrition Notes Effectiveness...

ATLANTA (July 19, 2016) – Beginning late last month, scientists and healthcare professionals gathered in Prague in the Czech Republic for the 34th International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition. One of the sessions held at this meeting was “Sweet Living: Can non–caloric sweeteners help in the fight against obesity and...

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Fiber Benefits: Heart Health

As heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for Americans, the need for healthcare providers to advise patients on lifestyle choices that can reduce the risk and complications for cardiovascular disease. One of these choices is to increase fiber consumption since Americans only consumer approximately half of...

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Dr. Keri Peterson Recaps American Diabetes Association “The...

Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor to the Calorie Control Council On June 13, 2016, as part of the 76th annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) held in New Orleans, a symposium entitled "The Experts Weigh-In on Low-Calorie Sweeteners" was held. It included three presentations by experts in...

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