Blog entry | Feb 23 2017
No one said that being the “food police” was an easy job. Between catering to picky eaters and working around busy schedules, sometimes it’s hard to get the whole family excited about a healthy meal...
Blog entry | Feb 23 2017
Last year, I decided to get my yoga teaching certifications. It was surprisingly labor-intensive, and I learned everything from the history of yoga and how to sequence a class, to anatomy and even...
Blog entry | Feb 22 2017
As food producers aim to provide a secure and reliable supply of food for the growing public, food biotechnology advances are evolving fast. Genetically modified food resources are helping farmers,...
Blog entry | Feb 21 2017
What is the Buddha Diet? The Buddha Diet was popularized in 2016 when a book was published summarizing the Buddha’s teachings about the modern diet. The Buddha Diet is characterized by time-...
Blog entry | Feb 14 2017
In honor of American Heart Month and National Snack Foods Month, I thought it would be a great opportunity to talk about some of the best snack foods that also support heart health. So get ready to...
Blog entry | Feb 09 2017
Planning on dining out this Valentine's Day? Then you might want to make your reservations posthaste: The annual day of love is also the second-busiest day of the year for restaurants. (The busiest?...
Blog entry | Feb 09 2017
I am woman, hear me roar … about science! If you haven’t heard, women are pioneers in the world of science. To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we wanted to shine a light on...
Blog entry | Feb 07 2017
If you haven’t heard of the 80/20 diet, it’s a pretty simple concept. Eat healthy at least 80 percent of the time, and allow discretionary or “cheat” foods 20 percent of the time. Many diet trends...
Blog entry | Feb 07 2017
Oils play a very important role in food ingredients: They enhance flavor, improve texture, keep food moist, and enhance the absorption of key nutrients. Oils, like olive and canola, are good sources...
Blog entry | Feb 07 2017
I’m sure it’s no surprise that incorporating fruits and vegetables is a great way to establish a healthy eating style. In fact, nearly nine in 10 (88 percent) of Americans agree that consuming fruits...
Blog entry | Feb 03 2017
Fad diets and iffy scientific studies occupy so much of the dialogue around food and nutrition issues that it can be easy to lose sight of the things that really count the most—the ones that are...
Blog entry | Feb 02 2017
Oh, the Big Gamel. People enjoy the game for many reasons. Some want to watch their team win the grand prize of professional football. Others watch in order to partake in the greatest debate of our...
Blog entry | Feb 01 2017
It may be cold, but many crops survive the chilly nights to produce some of my favorite fruits and vegetables out of the year. From delicious butternut squash and sweet clementines to crunchy kale,...
Blog entry | Jan 31 2017
It is no secret that consumers are expanding their palates to include foods from around the world. Last year, Google reported that international cuisine is a hot search topic and consumers are eager...
Blog entry | Jan 26 2017
Mindful eating is a great way to enhance any dietary pattern and it allows you to enjoy and appreciate the foods you are already eat. But how hard is it to eat mindfully? To find out, we challenged...

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