Overview of Acrylamide Toxicity and Metabolism
Report/White Paper 2002
This report discusses the current state of knowledge regarding the toxicity and metabolic consequences of acrylamide in food and in identifying data gaps and conclusions regarding what research would fill those gaps and what research should occur first.
Workshop on Biological and Chemical Agents of Bioterrorism in Food - Proceedings 2001
Report/White Paper 2001
This report includes details on the Workshop on Biological and Chemical Agents of Terrorism in Food organized by the ILSI North America technical committees on Food Microbiology and Food Toxicology and Safety Assessment of Food.
Flavonoid Intake and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: A Prospective Study in Postmenopausal Women
Flavonoid food composition data were used to evaluate the association between flavonoid intake and cardiovascular disease mortality. Results of this study were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2007;85:895–909).
Functional Foods for Health Promotion: Implications for Reducing Obesity
Published as a commentary in Nutrition Today (2004;40:165–168), this article provides highlights from the special conference on functional foods and an increased understanding of onset obesity and provided further knowledge about the physiological response to food and food components.
Mental Energy - Defining the Science 2006
This work provides highlights of the April 2004 workshop on mental energy.
Dietary Reference Intakes: Implications for Fiber Labeling and Consumption
This article, published in Nutrition Reviews (2006;64:31–38), compares definitions of fiber, raising questions on criteria for defining fiber and analytical and functional ways to distinguish among fibers.
Ensuring Scientific Integrity: Guidelines for Managing Conflicts
A considerable and growing body of literature has evolved in recent times on the subject of conflicts of interest and their potential influence on the scientific record and the integrity of scientific research. It is hoped that this paper will define and clarify the highly complex issues involved in questions of conflict and scientific bias, particularly with regard to that portion of research funding originating with the food industry.
Added Sugars, Nutrient Intakes, and Grain-Based Foods
Dietary guidances, around the world, all have similar concerns about added sugar as a potential source of excess calories. This feature article, published in the September issue of Cereal Foods World, explains added sugars by defining, measuring, and sharing how they are used.
Healthy Mouth Healthy Body
This monograph discusses what we know about the connection between oral and system health.
Hidratación: Líquidos para la Vida
The ILSI North America Technical Committee on Hydration and ILSI Mexico are proud to announce that the monograph Hydration: Fluids for Life is now available in Spanish. This is a reprint of the 2004 monograph that covers the functions of water in the human system, the health effects of water loss, recommended intakes through the life cycle, and dietary sources of hydrating fluids.