Blog entry | Jun 29 2017
It’s human nature to fear the unknown, so when people hear about something called acrylamide in food, it’s understandable why many of us would be concerned. That’s why a little context and science-...
Blog entry | Jun 27 2017
Summer is finally here. For many, this means barbecues, vacations, celebrations, and relaxation.  Summer is a time to come out of indoor hibernation and spend time getting back in touch with nature...
Blog entry | Jun 27 2017
Known as the “harvested seeds of grasses”, humans have been consuming grains for thousands of years. From maize (corn) originating in Mexico, to rice in Asia, to wheat in the Middle East, grains are...
Blog entry | Jun 22 2017
Few subjects about food and nutrition spark more intense discussions than genetic engineering, or GMOs. While no documentary is perfect, we were curious to see if the same will hold true for the "...
Blog entry | Jun 21 2017
Listeria (Listeria monocytogenes) pops up in the news every so often with stories of it being found in places like cookie dough or even in refrigerator door linings.  It seems as though Listeria...
Blog entry | Jun 21 2017
When we think about malnutrition, the images that often comes to mind are the frail and elderly – and many times the need is for individuals to just eat more. But malnutrition can be caused by a host...
Blog entry | Jun 20 2017
Imagine a beautiful, orange Monarch butterfly flying around your garden. Do you know why it’s there? Do you know what would happen if it wasn’t there? Probably not. But, this beautiful butterfly can...
Blog entry | Jun 15 2017
Each time a nutrition study descends upon the internet I cringe internally. I have to brace myself as I click through the various news outlets covering it, knowing that I may encounter sensational...
Blog entry | Jun 15 2017
Lead has been getting a lot of attention in the media recently. Questions linger about lead’s impact on health and ways in which we get exposed to it. To set the record straight, we spoke to a...
Press Release | Jun 14 2017
Lead is one of a number of naturally occurring minerals that’s present within the environment around us.  It’s present in the air we breathe, water we drink, and the soil where plants grow.  Because...
Blog entry | Jun 14 2017
My dad does most of the grocery shopping. He did while I was growing up, and he still does for my mom and for my brothers and sisters who live at home. But, even though he grills sometimes, my dad...
Blog entry | Jun 13 2017
Did you know that water is an essential nutrient? While it’s always important to drink enough fluids to stay hydrated, this habit becomes especially important in the summertime. It’s hot and sweaty...
Blog entry | Jun 09 2017
We invite you to meet Julie Hess, this year’s Sylvia Rowe Fellow. Julie is finishing her Ph.D. in human nutrition at the University of Minnesota and has bachelors’ degrees in English and French from...
Blog entry | Jun 08 2017
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