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ICN 20: Global Commitment to Fight Obesity, Bread is Back on the Table, Childhood Obesity Programs

Returning from the 20th International Congress on Obesity (ICN) in Granada, Spain, my head is in a bit of a spin.  ICN is known as the “Olympics of Nutrition,” arriving every four years with the “best of the best” from more than 120 countries.  Researchers,…

Plan of Attack: WHO makes recommendations to combat chronic disease

The World Health Organization convened its 66th World Health Assembly at the end of May, where member countries discussed a 2013-2020 Action Plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases. Noncommunicable diseases, sometimes referred to as chronic diseases, have been taking center stage, eclipsing…

Tropical Fruit World Tour

For me, few things evoke far-away places and exotic locales better than local produce. The bright colors, strange shapes and funky textures are like a physical manifestation of the many miles you’ve traveled from home. Plus, you can indulge in the native fruits and vegetables…

EWG Gets Fancy

Eat Well Global hit the Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC this week looking for some international delights. And we were not disappointed! More to come on finds that we think could be trending; but for now, check out this photo tour with highlights from…

State of the Pantry Address – Highlights from IFIC’s Food and Health Survey

                  IFIC, a non-profit organization that promotes the dissemination of research on health, nutrition and food safety, presented the results of its fifth annual Food and Health Survey in a webinar earlier this month. This comprehensive report…

Eat Well Australia: 24 Tasty Hours in Melbourne

Australia feels a little bit like our spunky southern cousin. Originally colonized by British prisoners, it is now a melting pot of cultures following waves of immigration from China, Italy, Greece, Central Europe, Vietnam, and the Middle East. Its vast geography encompasses several climates, which…