The USDA and HHS recently released the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These science-based recommendations provide guidance about what and how much to eat to meet nutrient needs for health, and to prevent chronic disease.
In this video, Phil Lempert discusses the farming and usage of commercial hemp, which can be used in a variety of ways, from nutritious foods and beverages, to health & beauty products to clothing.
In this video, Phil Lempert discusses the results of a survey that examined drinking habits of Americans during the pandemic.
Lisa Andrews MEd, RD, LD, discusses the many benefits of yoga, including stress and anxiety reduction, mindful eating, and effects on sleep, blood pressure, digestion, and overall quality of life.
Consuming animal byproducts has been the source of controversy in recent years, with some experts citing the health benefits and some citing the adverse outcomes. Which side of the debate do you stand?
In this video, Phil Lempert discusses a new mentorship project at the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University
Ricardo Salvador, director of the Food & Environment program at the Union of Concerned Scientists and Mark Bittman, cookbook author extraordinare and former NY Times columnist co-wrote an engaging and thoughtful column in the NY Times about the USDA – what is it – and what it could be.
In this podcast, Hilary Whitham, PhD, MPH, talks about her team's research on foodborne outbreaks in correctional facilities, why these outbreaks happen, and what can be done (and by whom) to ameliorate future risks.
Anne Danahy, MS, RDN, writes about the symptoms of depression, the current literature that supports a healthy diet for reducing depressive symptoms, and how improving one’s diet can go a long way toward managing symptoms of depression.
In this video, Phil Lempert discusses emerging issues in food safety as identified by the European Food Safety Authority.