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Understanding the Glycemic Index

Understanding the Glycemic Index

After nearly 40 years, experts continue to debate the usefulness of this dietary measurement.
Decoding Food Label Claims: The Lowdown on Package Promises

Decoding Food Label Claims: The Lowdown on Package Promises

These claims may seem like fluff meant to tempt consumers into buying products, but most food label declarations actually are tightly regulated.
How to Host a Twitter Chat

How to Host a Twitter Chat

Looking to expand your reach on Twitter? Twitter chats are a great way to bring awareness to a cause, build your network and interact with others in your community.
Is Spirulina a Miracle Cure-all?

Is Spirulina a Miracle Cure-all?

Arguably the “superfood” of the moment, spirulina is associated with a number of health claims, from curing allergies and candida to detoxifying the body and aiding in weight loss. Does this blue-green algae deliver, or is it all health hype?
Supplementation to Lower Blood Sugar

Supplementation to Lower Blood Sugar

While there is evidence that certain dietary supplements can decrease blood sugar, many come with potential dangers. Aside from the obvious risk of hypoglycemia, other considerations include interactions with medications, liver problems and gastrointestinal issues.
Where Can I Find Stock Images for My Food Blog?

Where Can I Find Stock Images for My Food Blog?

Looking for high-quality photos for your food blog or website? Use these stock photo resources, or learn how to take your own!
6 Simple Strategies for Shoring up Your Mobile Security

6 Simple Strategies for Shoring up Your Mobile Security

Unless you're completely off the grid, no one is categorically immune to online crime. But there are best practices for shoring up your cybersecurity.
The Science and Controversy of Supplementing for Cancer

The Science and Controversy of Supplementing for Cancer

More than 80 percent of adults with cancer take at least one dietary supplement or use one or more as a complementary therapy. Many physicians warn against supplementing during cancer treatment. What are the dangers, and what is the safest practice?
6 Tips to a Successful Low-FODMAP Elimination Diet

6 Tips to a Successful Low-FODMAP Elimination Diet

Following a low-FODMAP diet can feel restrictive. Low-FODMAP diet educator Kate Scarlata, RDN, LDN offers expert tips to help people with IBS overcome barriers of the elimination diet.
The Power of Virtual Reality Comes to FNCE

The Power of Virtual Reality Comes to FNCE

Chances are, if you've been on social media, watched the news or been anywhere near a videogamer in the last year, you've heard about virtual reality. But what is it?
Why the Low-FODMAP Diet Is a Growing Dietitian-Led Treatment for People with IBS

Why the Low-FODMAP Diet Is a Growing Dietitian-Led Treatment for People with IBS

Now with enough evidence to support its use, a low-FODMAP diet is recommended as a nutrition prescription for patients with IBS in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietitics' Nutrition Care Manual. Client education materials for a low-FODMAP diet will be available in the NCM later this year.
What Is "Drunkorexia"?

What Is "Drunkorexia"?

Straddling the line between alcohol abuse and eating disorder, "drunkorexia" involves restricting food intake, bingeing and purging, and excessive exercising to "make room" for alcohol.