Cooking, Food and Health

Which foods contain more nutrients – raw or cooked? The answer isn’t as clear as you might expect. There are many different food preparation methods, with some involving heat to bake, steam, roast, or fry; we eat other foods raw, and some foods dried or sprouted. Each food preparation...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
Cooking

It’s almost impossible to wrap our minds around the amount of food wasted around the world. The United Nations estimates that one-third of all food produced is wasted, which means over 1 billion tons of food is wasted each year. To better understand public perceptions and behaviors around food waste, the IFIC Foundation commissioned a ... Sustainable Foods: Good for Us, Our Wallets, and the Planet
Food and Health, Prevention

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult, expensive, or time-consuming and can lead to a longer and healthier life.
Food and Health, Prevention

High blood pressure contributes to about 1,100 deaths each day. For that reason, and because high blood pressure is often without symptoms, it’s been dubbed the “silent killer.”
Cooking, Food and Health

Lots of useful dietary advice focuses on consuming more protein from plants and less from animals. However, not all protein sources are equally nutritious. In this post, we’ve taken some of the top plant protein sources and compared nutrition information across the board, so that you can make an...