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2 10, 2012

Are You Going to FNCE? Philadelphia, here we come!

By |2012-10-02T12:03:19-04:00October 2nd, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Going to FNCE? Philadelphia, here we come!

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will be holding its annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (aka FNCE, or "Fen-cee") in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania beginning this weekend. Over 10,000 registered dietitians, registered diet technicians, and other food and nutrition professionals will come together to share, learn and explore [...]

12 09, 2012

Spinning the Truth: Dietary components are more gray than black and white.

By |2012-09-12T14:30:27-04:00September 12th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spinning the Truth: Dietary components are more gray than black and white.

It's full-swing political season, and most people are familiar with the idea of "spin". Well, this happens in health research too. A recent review on the topic determined that when spin is used in the study's press release, it carries through to the news outlet that publishes the [...]

3 05, 2012

Take-Away Points from Sugar Session at EB2012

By |2012-05-03T10:27:16-04:00May 3rd, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Take-Away Points from Sugar Session at EB2012

The Experimental Bio 2012 session, Fructose, Sucrose and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Relevant Scientific Findings and Health Implications, was fascinating and confirmed what I already knew: While we have a caloric consumption issue to work on as a nation, sucrose and HFCS are metabolically the same. Here are [...]

3 05, 2012

Summary: Fructose, Sucrose and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Relevant Scientific Findings and Health Implications

By |2022-11-08T15:21:38-05:00May 3rd, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Experimental Bio 2012 session, Fructose, Sucrose and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Relevant Scientific Findings and Health Implications, provided me with some important takeaways which I have listed here. Each of the five speakers had a chance to present their take on the biochemistry and potential health implications [...]