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Fast Food Giants’ Ads for Healthier Kids Meals Don’t Send the Right Message

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Children who viewed TV ads for Kids Meals were commonly unable to recall milk or apples, items added to make the meals healthier. Instead many kids thought apples were french fries.

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The Precise Reason for the Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate: Mystery Solved

The health benefits of eating dark chocolate have been extolled for centuries, but the exact reason has remained a mystery –– until now. Researchers reported here today that certain bacteria in the stomach gobble the chocolate and ferment it into anti-inflammatory compounds that are good for the heart. They presented their study at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society.

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Better-tasting reduced-fat desserts, dressings, sauces: Coming soon?

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Adjusting the calcium level and acidity could be the key to developing new better tasting, more eye-appealing and creamier reduced-fat sauces, desserts and salad dressings, researchers reported here today. Their study was part of the 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society.

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Tequila Plant Is Possible Sweetener for Diabetics — Helps Reduce Blood Sugar, Weight

A sweetener created from the plant used to make tequila could lower blood glucose levels for the 26 million Americans and others worldwide who have type 2 diabetes and help them and the obese lose weight, researchers said here today. Their report was part of the 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society.

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Celebrated as Leaders in Improving America's Nutritional Health on Registered Dietitian Day and Every Day

March is National Nutrition Month®, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthful eating. It is also the time of year when the Academy celebrates the contributions and expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists as the food and nutrition experts.

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Give Your Plate a Taste Lift Without Forfeiting Nutrition during National Nutrition Month and Beyond

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When it comes to choosing what to eat, nutrition is important but flavor is likely the true motivator and also the key to eating right, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This March, during National Nutrition Month®, experiment with new flavors and flavor combinations in healthy meals and “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.”

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Get the Most Nutrition from Your Calories and 'Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right' during National Nutrition Month and Beyond

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While taste drives most food choices, eating nutrient-rich foods that provide the most nutrition per calorie is one of the best ways to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. As part of the 2014 National Nutrition Month® theme, the Academy encourages everyone to choose the most nutritionally-packed foods you can from each of the five MyPlate food groups every day.

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During National Nutrition Month and Beyond, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to 'Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right'

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While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, the foods we enjoy are the ones we eat most. That is why, as part of National Nutrition Month 2014®, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.”

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to Explore New Foods and Flavors and 'Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right' During National Nutrition Month and Beyond

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Research confirms that taste is the number-one reason why one food is purchased over another. So what are consumers to do when the taste of favorite foods starts to lose its luster? As part of the 2014 National Nutrition Month® theme, “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to explore new foods and flavors, keeping taste and nutrition on your plate at every meal.

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Can Citrus Ward Off Your Risk of Stroke?

Eating foods that contain vitamin C may reduce your risk of the most common type of hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014.

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