Dietary Guidelines 2015

KIND CEO launches Feed the Truth to shine light on food policy research funding & influence

KIND CEO launches Feed the Truth

Despite increased transparency into how food is sourced, who makes it and how, much of the research on which nutrition policy is based and how it is funded remains notably opaque – a situation that the founder and CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks wants to change. 

Nutrient content claims such as 'healthy' should not be permitted on products high in added sugar, argues the Union of Concerned Scientists

Should foods high in added sugar be disqualified from making nutrient content and health claims?

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Seafood group ramps up educational resources

'Food and Ag policy is so far down the agenda for Trump that he has scarcely mentioned it,' says one of our readers. Picture: Matt Johnson, Flickr

Trump: Good, bad or ugly news for the food industry? (Our survey results are in)

Dr Katz: 'If people stay confused about what a healthy diet is, you can keep selling the next and the next and the next diet book...' Picture: istockphoto BVDC

Dr David Katz at reThink Food 2016: 'We're told nutritional advice keeps changing... that's just not true'

Sloan Trends at IFT: Moves away from fortification 'very troubling'

Sloan Trends: 'The move away from fortification is very troubling'

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The First Lady unveils the new Nutrition Facts Label with added sugars included

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Potential compromise reached on food fight about school meals

Dietary guidelines seen as big win for supplements, step forward for omega-3s

Dietary guidelines seen as big win for supplements, step forward for omega-3s

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Dietitians respond to 2015 Dietary Guidelines: ‘The American public needs more forceful messages.’

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