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13 10, 2021

Plant Breeding: Farm to Fork

By Rosanne Rust|2021-10-13T12:28:42-04:00October 13th, 2021|Food Facts, Food Trends|Comments Off on Plant Breeding: Farm to Fork

Just about everything you purchase in a grocery store has been improved through plant breeding. Through generations of research, scientists have learned a lot about how to make seeds and plants better - more tolerant to new weather patterns, draught or pest resistant, more nutritious, or better tasting. [...]

2 09, 2019

Chew the Facts®

By Rosanne Rust|2023-07-03T17:32:39-04:00September 2nd, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|2 Comments

Follow Chew the Facts® to feel good about food and understand where it comes from. Find facts, not fear. There is an abundance of misinformation available on the Internet. That's what motivated me to start blogging and writing books, and creating helpful digital downloadable nutrition fact [...]

11 10, 2016

Love-fest in Boston

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:41:51-04:00October 11th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Love-fest in Boston

 Look out Boston, you are about to be bombarded with about 10,000 Foodies and Nutrition Nerds. Every October the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics holds their annual Food and Nutrition conference and expo: FNCE® for short. For many dietitians like myself, who telecommute, it's an opportunity to meet [...]

28 07, 2015

Podcasts Worth a Listen

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:40:12-04:00July 28th, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Podcasts Worth a Listen

Several of my colleagues have been putting together podcasts to help consumers understand topics revolving around diet, food, and lifestyles. Podcasts are a great media choice to deliver information in a light, personal, and informal way. As podcasts become more and more popular, I'm finally finding ways to [...]

2 03, 2015

National Nutrition Month® 2015

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:39:55-04:00March 2nd, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on National Nutrition Month® 2015

March is National Nutrition Month®, a special month when registered dietitians-nutritionists (RDNs) send out extra special messages to consumers about healthy eating and lifestyle. Source: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics chooses a campaign theme. This year's theme: "Bite [...]

27 10, 2014

Inspiration from Experts

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:39:48-04:00October 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Not only does the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, organized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offer educational sessions (on topics relating to food and nutrition science, business, entrepreneur, clinical nutrition, and food service) and a huge food product and service Expo, but it offers [...]

19 09, 2014

Overthinking Food

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:39:37-04:00September 19th, 2014|Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Overthinking Food

Eating continues to get really complicated. Or at least some people make it that way. I recently listened in on a video interview of three doctors discussing which diet is best - Paleo, Gluten-Free, or Vegan. After listening to them for about 10 minutes, I thought - no [...]