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Added Sugar

Added Sugar

Dietary Guidelines and Added Sugar Added sugars can add flavor to foods and make meals enjoyable but added sugar should not be the main part of your menu. What Is Added Sugar Added sugar is sugars and syrups that are added to foods. Naturally occurring sugars found in...

Dietary Guidelines 2020 – 2025

Dietary Guidelines 2020 – 2025

Happy New Year and Happy New Dietary Guidelines! The 2020 – 2025 Dietary Guidelines were released on December 29, just in time for your healthy eating plans for the new year!

Holiday Cheer!

Holiday Cheer!

Holiday Cheer Giving you GI Distress? The joy of holiday foods is a tradition many look forward to each year, and maybe more so this year! All the different foods of Holiday cheer can sometimes have a negative effect on your gastrointestinal (GI) tract and may cause...

International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, 2021

International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, 2021

On December 15, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) declared the year 2021 – International Year of Fruits and Vegetables. The goal of this declaration is to raise awareness of, direct policy attention to and share best practices on the health and nutritional benefits of fruits and vegetables. The declaration also addresses waste, with a goal of reducing loss of product.

Know MSG

Know MSG

Recently a new campaign was initiated to clear up beliefs about MSG. #Know MSG is designed to share the facts versus the beliefs that you should avoid MSG.

SuperFood Nuts

SuperFood Nuts

Nuts are in season all year long, but the holiday season brings them forward. In addition to providing lots of flavor, nuts offer lots of nutritional benefits leading me to call them – Superfood Nuts!

Curbing Food Waste!

Curbing Food Waste!

The Thanksgiving holiday is about giving thanks for what we have, sharing time with family, though this year it will not be the usual family gatherings, and enjoying food – lots of food! This year, take some time to learn about food waste and how you can prevent it at your holiday table!

Canned Foods for Your Pantry!

Canned Foods for Your Pantry!

Over this past year we have all made some changes in our cooking and dining habits due to the covid-19 pandemic. We have learned to keep more food on hand and to think about how to keep food for a period of time, in case we can’t go to the grocery store. All of this has made the discussion around canned foods a very different conversation than when the focus was on fresh.

Types of Fats: What You Need to Know

Types of Fats: What You Need to Know

Dietary Guidelines have long recommended that we limit our intake of fat and monitor our intake of saturated fat. At the same time, many “trendy” diets support eating more fat. What should you believe?

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