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15 10, 2020

Greek Yogurt Facts

By |2021-01-13T10:08:14-05:00October 15th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Greek Yogurt Facts

If you enjoy yogurt, there's a good chance you may have switched to Greek yogurt over the past few years. Greek yogurt has taken up more space in the yogurt section of the grocery store of late. It's a great substitute for full fat sour cream and makes [...]

27 02, 2014

Information Overload: The Proposed Nutrition Facts Label – Part I

By |2020-01-31T10:32:30-05:00February 27th, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized|2 Comments

The ingredient and nutrition information on food product labels has evolved over the years. In 1990 the Nutrition Facts label was created. Food manufacturers had to comply with this new food labeling system that identified calories, serving sizes, vitamins and minerals, carbohydrate, protein, and some additional specifics in [...]

14 06, 2012

Eat Real Food – Don’t Obsess over Ingredient Lists

By |2012-06-14T14:39:05-04:00June 14th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Eat Real Food – Don’t Obsess over Ingredient Lists

Food preservatives are widely used in our food supply. Often the term "processed food" is viewed negatively, but in fact there's often good reason to process foods. Processing helps reduce harmful bacteria, allowing for a longer shelf life, the preservation of the natural characteristics of food, as well [...]