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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?

Fall and Winter Vegetables – Part 2!

Fall and Winter Vegetables – Part 2!

Well it seems that fall and winter vegetables are a favorite of many! After the last blog on them I received comments about vegetables that were not listed, so here is part 2 of fall and winter vegetables!

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation is discussed all over the internet and with covid-19 the interest in how inflammation affects health, continues to grow. One aspect of the inflammation conversation is whether the foods we eat can make a difference. What do we know about foods and Inflammation?

Fall and Winter Vegetable Favorites

Fall and Winter Vegetable Favorites

Fall is in the air! As leaves are falling and cooler days are encouraging you to pull sweaters out of the back of the closet you might also be thinking about making some changes to your menu. We tend to crave heartier meals during cooler months, so to ensure that you are meeting your daily vegetable needs, try some of these hearty fall vegetables:

Not all Plant-Based Eating is the Same!

Not all Plant-Based Eating is the Same!

Current Dietary Guidelines encourage a shift to a plant-based eating plan. This recommendation is based on a variety of studies that have looked at the health benefits of a plant-based eating plan. One point that often needs explaining is – exactly what does it mean to consume a plant-based diet?

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