A study found that food on social media highlighted eating or drinking nutritionally suspect foods and beverages.
Restaurant items added after the 2018 calorie listing requirements were put in place had fewer calories compared with items served before.
Foods that have been previously classified as a GMO (genetically modified organism) will have a new symbol for “bioengineered” food.
Researchers report that online grocers and other food retailers are not consistently displaying nutrition labels on their websites.
Beverage and food packaging can have a big impact on consumers’ perception of product healthfulness—and the likelihood they will buy it.
How consumers define “healthy” food has taken on a more positive tone since 2016, as people define it as containing healthful components.
Food aesthetics affect nutrition perceptions, since people tend to believe that pretty-looking food is healthier and more natural.
Another strike against social media influence: Researchers found that time spent on social media increases alcohol consumption in youth.
Individuals with obesity tend to be more swayed by food marketing—but when their weight drops, so does their responsiveness to marketing.
The “Best If Used By” food labeling system is still confusing people, signaling a need for better communication, according to a study.
Universal public nutrition advice appears to be more effective at improving dietary habits than advice tailored to individual needs.
The film industry didn’t get the memo about the importance of promoting healthy eating habits and food in media.
Using warning labels on sugary drinks, like soda and sports drinks, has been generally linked to notable reductions in purchases.
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Food manufacturers who want consumers to buy their healthy products should carefully consider how their food brand names roll off the tongue.
Do you believe calories on menus are as effective as the research concludes? Do you use this information to make food choices when eating out?
Food companies are increasingly choosing online advertising and social media for food marketing, including YouTube videos.
It’s rewarding to see that some people are searching reliable sources of nutrition information rather than blindly following the fads and opinions littering the online world. The American Society for Nutrition, which publishes four peer-reviewed journals, released a list of ASN articles that received significant press coverage and sharing on social media (some had well over 1,000 tweets).
Instagram’s billion active monthly users and 500 million active weekly users demand your attention. If you’re doing any marketing for your gym or fitness studio, it’s a platform you can’t afford to ignore.
But, being strong on the 'gram doesn’t have to dominate your time.