Food, Health & Nutrition

Discover applied science and market trends associated with the development of foods to maintain and improve health and wellness. Delve into IFT's various news and publication resources to learn more about food and how it can support weight management, nutrigenomics, and the prevention and management of diabetes, heart disease, bone/joint diseases, cancer, and more.

U.S. study finds diets remain poor for most children

Despite consuming fewer sugar-sweetened beverages and more whole grains, most American children and adolescents still eat poorly, according to a study published in JAMA.

Too much salt may weaken the immune system

A high-salt diet is not only bad for one’s blood pressure but may also be bad for the immune system. This is the conclusion of a study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.

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