Even if you want to lose weight, there is no need to eliminate white potatoes from your diet.
The IFIC Foundation celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Food and Health Survey with the theme “What’s Your Health Worth?”
Study finds that higher sodium intake during adolescence does not lead to elevated blood pressure among girls, whereas potassium intake is protective.
Study finds no difference in glycogen recovery when cyclists consumed fast food versus traditional sports supplements after a workout.
It is time to think outside the red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet foods in the produce isle.
According to the new Canadian Healthy Eating Consumer Trend Report, consumers are placing an increasingly higher priority on health.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) begin process of Updating guidelines.
Although consumption of healthy foods has improved worldwide during the past two decades, it has been outpaced by the increased intake of unhealthy foods…
Humans are thought to be able to taste five qualities, but new research suggests there is now enough evidence to consider fat a taste quality.
U.S. Potato Board (USPB) President and CEO Blair Richardson issues "Salad Bar Challenge!" to entire potato industry at POTATO EXPO 2015.
The white potato is healthy in moderation, especially when served along with protein.
A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in fat and refined carbohydrates.
New research finds that peptides produced from potato and rapeseed proteins have potential antihypertensive and antioxidant properties.
Researchers have developed three new varieties of potatoes with red and purple flesh and skin, which are now available to consumers.
Postmenopausal women who eat potassium-rich foods are less likely to have strokes or to die from any cause.
A decline in overall potato consumption has breeders working on “designer” spuds that meet the time constraints and unique tastes of a younger generation…
The proposed changes for prepackaged foods are designed to reflect the latest scientific information on nutrition.
Limiting saturated fat could help people whose genetic make-up increases their chance of being obese.
The Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck creatively communicates heart-healthy benefits of potatoes.
Canola oil is widely regarded as heart-healthy because it is high in omega-3 fatty acids and free of trans fat.
Elementary and secondary schoolchildren raised over $50,000 and delivered more than 120,000 pounds of produce in 2013.
Color is only one indicator of nutrient content. White vegetables also contribute substantial quantities of nutrients.
French fries sold in restaurants and grocery stores have been reformulated to eliminate partially hydrogenated oils.
National Nutrition Month® is an education campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Myths and misconceptions persist about the types of foods patients with diabetes should and should not eat.
FDA announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food.
Texas A&M University researchers report plate waste among K-5th grade students at 2013 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™.
As the potato overtakes barley as the staple crop in the Dessie Zuria region of Ethiopia, nutrition is improving.
White vegetables have health benefits, too!
End potato prejudice! It's time for a potato comeback!
Trust for America's Health releases new report on obesity rates in America.
The final rule allows people with celiac disease to avoid potentially life-threatening illnesses from eating gluten.
Judging white vegetables based on their glycemic index alone is "premature and possibly counterproductive guidance."
Under the USDA's new "Smart Snacks in School" nutrition standards, American students will be offered healthier food options during the school day.
Scientists acknowledge that bright white produce contains important nutrients.
Registered dietitian Suzanne Farrell shows how potatoes can be part of a healthy summer BBQ.
For MyPlate’s 2nd birthday, the USDA is throwing a week-long virtual party!
Researchers say that eating potatoes is just as important as filling up on more colorful produce.
New Advances in Nutrition publication reminds us to pay attention to white vegetables for critical nutrients.
Colorful vegetables are promoted as key to healthy diets, but don't forget about white vegetables, especially potatoes.
Institute of Medicine (IOM) expert committee concludes that current scientific evidence does not support lowering sodium intake below 2,300 mg/day.
MyPlate On Campus is a new initiative to get college and university students talking about healthy eating.
Learn more about healthy eating on the new MyPlate Facebook page.
USDA makes first purchase of dehydrated potato granules for a U.S. global feeding program.
McDonald's releases video to show Canadians that its French fries are made out of real potatoes.
Norman Wells farm produced 30,000 pounds of potatoes this year.
Turn potatoes into fun and spooky dishes for your little goblins!
Genetic improvements in fruits and vegetables are essential to meet the ever-changing needs of growers, processors, and consumers.
New research finds that only 2% of the U.S. population is meeting its needs for potassium.
Price changes have limited effects on consumer food choices and health outcomes.
State obesity rankings show that obesity rates are lower in states where people eat more fruits and vegetables.
Could new varieties rekindle America's cooling relationship with the potato?
Americans across the country have pronounced potato salad their No. 1 pick among healthy BBQ side dishes.
The Meal-in-a-Peel Potato Bar is a delicious way to enjoy the nutritional benefits of white potatoes.
Health Canada has released “Guidance for the Food Industry on Reducing Sodium in Processed Foods."
Registered dietitian Katherine Tallmadge busts some of the myths that surround the world of nutrition.
Researchers say people are wrong to shun the potato in favor of modern and more expensive alternatives.
A dietitian dishes on the virtues of eating black and white.
Food Reflections is a monthly email newsletter published by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.
Diets high in potassium-rich foods are safest method for increasing potassium intake.
Schools across the nation are moving towards new federally-mandated school lunch requirements.
New research shows no relationship between consumption of white potatoes and risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, or systemic inflammation.
Registered dietitian Suzanne Farrell from Cherry Creek Nutrition provides consumers with a list of foods to add to their diet.
Some of the foods people tend to avoid actually have health benefits.
Consumers want nutrients from food, not supplements.
Michelle Obama cuts potatoes for planting in the White House garden.
Potatoes provide nutritional and culinary benefits worth celebrating all year round.
A passion for potatoes made it easy for Kathleen Sloan-McIntosh to write an entire cookbook about them.