Just Great, A PepsiCo Board Member is Now President of the Institute of Medicine

Just Great, A PepsiCo Board Member is Now President of the Institute of Medicine

Talk about letting the fox guard the hen house! According to Forbes, the mother of conflicts of interest in nutrition has just been approved in Washington DC. A PepsiCo board member, Victor Dzau, has been appointed as the President of … Continue reading

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Should Nutrition Counseling be Provided Solely by Registered Dietitians?

Should Nutrition Counseling be Provided Solely by Registered Dietitians?

Several months ago, we came across an interesting article in Forbes, describing what seems like an attempt by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association) to unfairly limit competition through legislation and other regulatory actions. The laws … Continue reading

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The Incredible Shrinking Candy from Mars

The Incredible Shrinking Candy from Mars

Mars, the candy maker, not the planet, is trying to do its share to help America lose some weight. While it won’t go to the extreme of making Kale Kandy bars, the company announced last week that it will be … Continue reading

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