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Trans Fats: What the News Means

by in Food News, November 8, 2013

Everyone is talking about the FDA’s call for the complete removal of artificial trans fats from the food supply. What does this mean for the future of your diet?

5 Chicken Kitchen Safety Tips

by in Food News, Food Safety, October 10, 2013

After close to 300 people became sick from salmonella in 18 states, this Monday the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert. The culprit is raw chicken produced at three Foster Farms facilities in California. Luckily, proper handling of poultry can help prevent illness.

Why You Should Give Pale Veggies a Chance

by in Food News, September 19, 2013

Health experts keep telling us to eat the rainbow, but according to one recent report, we should be eating more pale produce: Mushrooms, parsnips, onions, cauliflower and potatoes are surprisingly rich in fiber, magnesium and other nutrients. “A potato actually has more potassium than a banana,” says the paper’s author, Purdue University professor Connie Weaver.Read more

Good News on the Gluten-Free Front

by in Food News, Gluten-Free, August 6, 2013

Last week, the FDA issued concrete rules on what foods can qualify as officially gluten-free. Learn more about what this means for folks who need to avoid gluten, plus read up on some important tips. Defining Gluten-Free More than 3 million Americans suffer from celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that makes them unable to digestRead more

Aronia: The New Superfood?

by in Food News, July 16, 2013

A buzz is brewing over this tiny berry. Have you heard about Aronia yet? What is Aronia? Unlike the majority of popular super fruits (think acai and pomegranate), this berry is native to North America. States like Iowa and Ohio have been growing quite a bit of it in recent years. Aronia melanocarpa (its properRead more

Food News: National Parks to Offer Healthier Grub

by in Food News, June 20, 2013

The National Park Service announced a new nationwide “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” plan, issuing food guidelines and standards for healthy options at over 250 national parks.

Should Healthy Kids Be On Special Diets?

by in Food News, May 2, 2013

It’s becoming common to see parents eliminating foods from their healthy child’s diet. But should parents make drastic dietary changes without medical supervision?

Anne Burrell Joins the Great American School Lunch Challenge

by in Food News, MyPlate, March 8, 2013

No stranger to friendly food competition, Anne Burrell is a seasoned restaurant chef known for her no-nonsense mentorship of a team of recruits on Worst Cooks in America and eager executive-chef hopefuls on Chef Wanted. In Washington, D.C. yesterday, she donned her chef’s hat for a worthy cause, taking the stage next to Iron ChefRead more

Talking to Matthew Wagner: Creator of the Perfectly-Portioned Office Treat

by in Food News, March 5, 2013

Matthew Wagner left his high-stress corporate job to start his own business selling perfectly-portioned snacks in office buildings.

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