Coronavirus Facts vs. Myths: What Others are Saying

As the coronavirus continues to grow in the U.S. and around the world, ACI is reminding that there are ways to stay healthy during these unusual times, and help you differentiate between the myths and the facts. Here is what medical professionals are saying. Wearing a mask can help – Probably While there has been […]

TIPS: Keeping Safe During COVID-19

With the nation caught in the midst of a global pandemic, here are a few simple strategies from the American Consumer Institute to help keep you and your family safe. Outside the Home Avoid unnecessary trips outside the home. In public areas, the CDC recommends 6ft of social distancing. For reference, that is equivalent to […]

Consumer Tips on Grocery Savings — The Facts of Fruit

The USDA’s Nutrition Pyramid suggested that consumers should eat 2-4 servings of fruit and 3-5 servings of vegetables each day.   Following the fruit and vegetable part of that guideline in a 2,000 calorie diet would cost $2 to $2.50 per day for each adult.  In June 2011, the Nutrition Pyramid was replaced by a very […]