Food and Health

The FDA has just released their guide to menu labeling, and this post has everything you need to know...
 
Food and Health

One year ago today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) set out a final rule about which foods could and could not use the "gluten-free" label. Now that a year has passed, the law has moved from "voluntary" to "mandatory" and, by today, all foods bearing the label "gluten-free" must meet the requirements set forward by the FDA.
 
Food and Health

By now, your clients have probably heard all about the health benefits of whole grains. But sometimes, knowledge about why a food is healthful isn't quite enough. How to start eating more of these whole grain foods is also key.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA) of 1990 gave the FDA the authority to require nutrition labeling on foods. The purpose of the NLEA was to help consumers make better choices for their health while shopping for food and to encourage manufacturers to make foods with a better...
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

The FDA has proposed an update for the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods. This update would reflect the latest scientific information, including the link between diet and chronic diseases like obesity and heart disease. The proposed label would also replace out-of-date serving sizes with options that reflect how much food people actually eat. It would even feature a fresh design that highlights key parts of the label (like calories and serving sizes). We asked our dietitian editor, Lynn Greiger, RDN, CDE, to give us her opinion about the proposed changes and how they will affect nutrition educators and...