Fiber Facts

Hope’s DX blog discusses how to get – and count – the recommended daily amount of fiber in your meal plan.

Warshaw quoted in "The Tan Sheet" (food Industry newsletter) on ConAgra's Qualified Health Claim Whole Grains and Diabetes Prevention

Warshaw is quoted as diabetes nutrition expert in article titled, ConAgra's Petition for Whole Grain/Diabetes Claim Draws Opposition, published in "The Tan Sheet", a food industry newsletter. The article focuses on ConAgra's recently filed petition for a Qualified Health Claim (QHC) for whole grains in the prevention of type 2 diabetes.

Warshaw member of Kellogg's Roundtable to develop solutions to Fill America's Fiber Gap, Publication July 2012 Journal Nutrition

Warshaw was a member of an eight-member Kellogg's sponsored roundtable charged with developing solutions to help Americans fill their fiber gap. Roundtable's findings are offered in a supplement of the Journal of Nutrition published July 2012, Filling America’s Fiber Intake Gap: Summary of a Roundtable to Probe Realistic Solutions with a Focus on Grain-Based Foods.

May 6, 2009

Formulation of 2010 Dietary Guidelines: Detailed Download of Meeting #3

The 2010 Dietary Guideline committee is continuing their work on revising the 2005 Dietary Guidelines. The full committee held their third meeting on April 29 – 30, 2009. I attended the meeting via webinar, as did all observers. The meeting began with a series of talks by invited experts, such as Brian Wansink, PhD, Frank Sacks, MD, and more. The remainder of the meeting revolved around presentations of the subcommittee reports. Attending meeting #3 again proved to be enlightening and educational.

 
February 9, 2009

Formulation of 2010 Dietary Guidelines: Detailed Download of Meeting #2

The 2010 Dietary Guideline committee is at work revising the 2005 Dietary Guidelines which is mandated by Federal law to be done every five years under the direction of either Health and Human Services (HHS) or U.S. Dept of Agriculture (USDA). HHS took the lead in 2005 and this time around the USDA is taking the lead. The work of the committee and staff will conclude with the publication of the revised guidelines in fall of 2010.

 
June 17, 2008

Eat Even More Fabulous Fiber

Key learnings from my recent attendance at the American Diabetes Association meeting are sinking in. One clear take away on the nutrition front is the push to eat more fiber for all its health benefits including disease prevention, increased satiety, help with weight control and more.