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Food Labels to Get a (Much-Needed) Makeover

by in Food News, January 24, 2014

Nutrition Facts Panels (aka “food labels”) are getting a much-deserved makeover. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), efforts will be made to upgrade the 20-year-old format found on current food packaging.

Kale Juice as the Next Cocktail Mixer? (Yes, It’s Happening.)

by in Trends, January 20, 2014

In signs that enthusiasm for juicing shows no signs of flagging, it now extends to those who like to indulge in the occasional cocktail. As the New York Times reported last month, hip bars are embracing the world of fresh fruit and vegetable juices — taking the same concoctions people use to re-energize after aRead more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, January 15, 2014

In this week’s nutrition news: Students and politicians embrace Greek yogurt; avocado enthusiasts have more reasons to rejoice; and caffeine generates buzz in a study on memory. Greek Yogurt to Hit Cafeteria Trays? A 3-month federal program conducted in four states attempted to gauge students’ interest in Greek yogurt as a protein source in schoolRead more

Is This Syrup the Next Trendy Sweetener?

by in Food News, January 11, 2014

Yacon syrup has been dubbed a “game-changer” for slow metabolism — and social media is exploding with promises of weight loss. But is the syrup worth the hype?

7 Health Food Trends for 2014

by in Food News, January 3, 2014

What new health food trends are on the horizon? Which ingredients will be in health food stores everywhere? And what will restaurant menus be peddling? Here’s the scoop for 2014.

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, January 1, 2014

In this week’s news: Vending machines may soon have to dispense more than just candy bars; nutrition professionals say count kale in (again) for 2014; and a dietitian explains the secret to making realistic New Year’s resolutions. 2014: Kale Still Ready For Its Close-Up According to a survey of 500 dietitians on diet and nutritionRead more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, December 18, 2013

In this week’s news: A sugar vs. fat face-off; the secret to avoiding holiday bulge (yes, exercise works); and more restaurants try (but don’t always succeed) to meet the demand for gluten-free.

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