In 20 Years, We Won’t Believe Junk Food Companies Once Sponsored Dietitians

In 20 Years, We Won’t Believe Junk Food Companies Once Sponsored Dietitians

Earlier this week, we attended the annual dietitian conference known as FNCE (Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo), organized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly known as the American Dietetic Association). Aside from interesting educational sessions, there is … Continue reading

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Comparing Lay’s New Air Pops to Classic Potato Chips

Comparing Lay’s New Air Pops to Classic Potato Chips

Houston, Texas. We’re wrapping up 3 interesting  days at the annual dietitian conference known as FNCE (Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo), organized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly known as the American Dietetic Association). Aside from interesting … Continue reading

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Pediatricians Recommend: ZERO Consumption of Energy Drinks by Kids and Teens

Pediatricians Recommend: ZERO Consumption of Energy Drinks by Kids and Teens

Houston, Texas. We’re at FNCE, the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In short, it’s the world’s largest annual event for dietitians, and is composed of both scientific education sessions, and an expo … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Junk Food Sponsorship of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Thoughts on Junk Food Sponsorship of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

This weekend, 10,000 registered dietitians convened in Philadelphia for the annual convention of the Academy of Nutrition an Dietetics (AND). The Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) is an opportunity for dietitians to participate in continuing education sessions and … Continue reading

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Live Tweeting Today – Annual Nutriton Conference (#FNCE)

Live Tweeting Today – Annual Nutriton Conference (#FNCE)

Hi Folks, Fooducate is on the ground in Philadelphia today, covering the largest annual convention in the nutrition field – FNCE 2012. The acronym stands for Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo. Each Fall, FNCE draws about 10,000 registered dietitians … Continue reading

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A Dietitian Reflects on the Recent Nutrition Conference

A Dietitian Reflects on the Recent Nutrition Conference

This is a guest blog post by Lisa Eaton Wright, RD  I, too, was in San Diego in late September for the American Dietetic Association’s Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE). I was excited and energized by all things FNCE … Continue reading

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Dietitians’ Great Sugar Debate

Dietitians’ Great Sugar Debate

One of the interesting sessions earlier this week at the annual dietitians’ conference FNCE was a 2 sided discussion entitled “Sweet Scrutiny: Debating the Research on Nutritive and Non-Nutritive Sweeteners”. Why do we emphasize 2 sides? because not all sessions … Continue reading

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Is Monk Fruit the New Stevia?

Is Monk Fruit the New Stevia?

The quest for the ultimate sweetener never ends. Is there, on this earth, a natural, healthy, zero calorie sweetener with no after taste, no side effects, and no long term health risks? Wandering around the Food and Nutrition Expo here … Continue reading

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The ADA Needs to Change More than just its Name

The ADA Needs to Change More than just its Name

We are in San Diego this weekend, for the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE), the annual conference bringing in 7000 dietitians for 4 days of networking, education, and new product introductions. The opening session yesterday afternoon, American Dietetic Association … Continue reading

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A Big Food Week

A Big Food Week

A big FOOD week is coming up. United Nations. In New York today and tomorrow, The United Nations is hosting global leaders for a High-Level Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs). Unlike contagious disease and plagues, these diseases are totally preventable … Continue reading

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