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Spring Cleaning your Fridge

By: Katie Burns   Date: 4/5/10

Spring has sprung, and along with the nice weather and chirping birds comes... SPRING CLEANING!  Those two words likely conjure up images of dust bunnies and furniture polish; however, it's important to take time to spring clean the refrigerator, too.  Many people use and appreciate the fridge, but it often gets overlooked when it comes to getting clean and tidy.
 
The refrigerator plays a very important role in keeping food safe, so it's all the more important to keep the fridge clean and ensure it's at the right temperature. 

National Nutrition Month: A Look Back

By: Eric Mittenthal   Date: 4/2/10

The Calorie: Small but Fierce

Note: As part of National Nutrition Month, we'll be highlighting tips from our Registered Dietitians around the theme of "Nutrition from the Ground Up." For more info see our kickoff post or visit ADA's National Nutrition Month page.

By: Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RD  Date: 3/31/10

An End to the 2010 Food Safety Education Conference, A New Beginning for Food Safety Education

By: Katie Burns   Date: 3/30/10

Last week I joined food safety educators and experts from around the globe in Atlanta for the 2010 Food Safety Education Conference.  My time at the conference flew by, but due to the incredible amount accomplished and learned there, it is hard to believe I was there only a week.  While it is difficult to whittle my newfound wisdom down to a few "key takeaways," I decided to pick my three favorite pieces of knowledge from the conference for those of you unable to attend.

Nutrition From the Ground Up: A Look at Food Sourcing and Building a Healthful Diet

Note: As part of National Nutrition Month, we'll be highlighting tips from our Registered Dietitians around the theme of "Nutrition from the Ground Up." For more info see our kickoff post or visit ADA's National Nutrition Month page.

By: Kerry Robinson, RD   Date: 3/29/10

Escape the Ordinary and Learn to Love the Simple Pleasures In Life and Food

Note: As part of National Nutrition Month, we'll be highlighting tips from our Registered Dietitians around the theme of "Nutrition from the Ground Up." For more info see our kickoff post or visit ADA's National Nutrition Month page.

HFCS with a Side of Confusion

By: Ann Bouchoux   Date: 3/26/10

Hobnobbin at Fitbloggin

By: Eric Mittenthal   Date: 3/22/10

Focus on Fruits and Veggies

Note: As part of National Nutrition Month, we'll be highlighting tips from our Registered Dietitians around the theme of "Nutrition from the Ground Up." For more info see our kickoff post or visit ADA's National Nutrition Month page.

By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date 3/19/10

Why? Are You Allergic?: Managing a Food Allergy

By: Tony Flood   Date: 3/18/2010

My friends sometimes tease me about my aversion to shellfish when they indulge in a seafood dinner with shrimp or crab, but I refuse to eat anything with even the hint of a shrimp in it!  When out to eat or attending a party, I've had to ask, "Does this have shellfish in it?"   The response is often, "Why, are you allergic?" 

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