3½ Insights from Tufts “Nutrition Label Conference”

3½ Insights from Tufts “Nutrition Label Conference”

The Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy is one of the nation’s foremost leaders in the field of nutrition. They are hosting the 4th annual Friedman Symposium this weekend, a 2 day affair devoted to current affairs … Continue reading

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From “Nutrition Label” Conference at Tufts

From “Nutrition Label” Conference at Tufts

We are blogging live have concluded live blogging from The 4th annual Friedman School Symposium at Tufts University – Nutrition Agenda 2009 & Beyond. This morning’s topic is Nutrition Labeling and Scoring 2.0: What have we learned? What do we … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: Live Blogging from “Food Label” Conference

Tomorrow: Live Blogging from “Food Label” Conference

The Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition is hosting its fourth annual nutrition symposium on Friday and Saturday (9/11-12/09). This year’s conference, Nutrition Agenda 2009 and Beyond, will dedicate a half  day to presentations and discussions about Nutrition Labeling and … Continue reading

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Six Reasons “Smart Choices” Food Labeling Won’t Help Shoppers

Six Reasons “Smart Choices” Food Labeling Won’t Help Shoppers

The “Smart Choices” front of package food labeling scheme officially launches this week. 500 Packaged foods from ConAgra, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Kraft, PepsiCo, Sun-Maid, Tyson and Unilever are already approved. The program hopes to take nutrition confusion out of your … Continue reading

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America’s Top Ten Healthy Supermarket Chains

America’s Top Ten Healthy Supermarket Chains

A recent presentation at health.com dished out the grocery chains most focused on improving consmers’ nutrition and health. Here’s a quick rundown on the list: 1. Whole foods, 279 stores nationwide – the “Rolls Royce” of healthy eating. 2. Safeway, … Continue reading

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