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21 10, 2016

We Went, Saw, Tasted, Heard: Now We Decide

By |2019-06-26T13:53:37-04:00October 21st, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|2 Comments

This year, 10,400 registered dietitians, registered diet technicians and students (along with certified personal trainers, food scientists, and others), went to Boston to participate in the annual conference called FNCE® (food, nutrition conference and expo). I didn't get much sleep there, but had a blast. Opening session was [...]

5 11, 2014

New Foods with Health in Mind

By |2014-11-05T09:00:45-05:00November 5th, 2014|Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Foods with Health in Mind

You may often hear the advice "cut back on processed food" in the media. While this can be good advice, the definition of  "processed" is vague, and many healthy foods that you may include in your diet have gone through some processing. Unless you are picking the apple [...]

14 11, 2013

Nutrition Research at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conference

By |2013-11-14T13:30:51-05:00November 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nutrition Research at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conference

I'm a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own. Answering questions about caloric sweeteners at the Sweetener Studies booth. The 2013 annual conference of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FNCE©) was a huge success! There were so many insightful sessions [...]

23 10, 2013

Habits over Food

By |2013-10-23T04:00:50-04:00October 23rd, 2013|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

I'm home from the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE©) of the American Dietetic Association. I had a few business commitments during the conference, so had to miss a few sessions that I would have loved to have made, but I did get to attend some [...]

17 10, 2013

More Diet and Nutrition Facts to Learn

By |2013-10-17T11:45:42-04:00October 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on More Diet and Nutrition Facts to Learn

I'm on my way to Houston for the annual Food and Nutrition Conference, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics! I am looking forward to this event; gaining cutting edge information about technology and business, as well as updates on the latest research in food and nutrition. [...]

26 10, 2012

Added Sugars: Update from FNCE 2012

By |2012-10-26T08:00:05-04:00October 26th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Added Sugars: Update from FNCE 2012

I was in Philadelphia a couple of weeks ago where the Academy of Food and Nutrition held its annual conference and expo. There were thousands of RDs and nutrition professionals there, working in a variety of industry: Clinical nutrition, school nutrition, media (freelance writers, authors, television), community nutrition, [...]

11 10, 2012

Is Sponsorship Really an Issue? Fun Food and Real Food

By |2012-10-11T08:00:23-04:00October 11th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Sponsorship Really an Issue? Fun Food and Real Food

When I took my first Food Science course during my undergraduate clinical dietetic studies, I thought "Cool. Maybe this is what I want to do." Turns out, that while I love the scientific method, I was intrigued by food technology, and I love to write, I decided to [...]

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 [...]