Diet & Health

Blog entry | Jul 20 2017

Early life nutrition may be the key to successful eating habits later in life. Starting in the womb, infants begin to develop flavor preferences.

Blog entry | Jul 11 2017

Let’s celebrate dairy! Time to thank a dairy farmer, hug a cow, and splurge on ice cream, and highlight the nutritious qualities of dairy products.  

Blog entry | Jul 06 2017

Heart disease affects many people in the U.S., with almost half of Americans having at least one of three risk factors (high blood pressure,

Blog entry | Jun 30 2017

Since 2011, I’ve lived in Minnesota, part of the “goiter belt,” a term for parts of the U.S.

Blog entry | Jun 27 2017

Summer is finally here. For many, this means barbecues, vacations, celebrations, and relaxation.

Blog entry | Jun 27 2017

Known as the “harvested seeds of grasses”, humans have been consuming grains for thousands of years.

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.

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 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.

Blog entry | Jun 13 2017
Blog entry | Jun 05 2017
Registered Dietitian (RD): a food and nutrition expert who goes through rigorous academic and clinical nutrition training, culiminating in a standardized exam.
Blog entry | Jun 01 2017

You know that first day of school feeling, when you walk into a large, new room and suddenly don’t know where to sit?

Blog entry | May 30 2017

With the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life, sometimes it seems nearly impossible to eat intentionally (especially when some of your meals are on the go!).

Blog entry | May 25 2017

What are Legumes?

Blog entry | May 24 2017

From banana flour to quinoa flour, it can be hard to keep up with all these new, trendy flours. Sorting out the potential cooking, baking and health benefits they all offer can be overwhelming.

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