Diet & Health

Blog entry | Aug 26 2015
Kombucha is one of the trendiest beverages on store shelves today. Like many other products that have found themselves in the spotlight, enthusiasts have touted kombucha as delivering a variety of health benefits, including boosting energy,...
Blog entry | Aug 19 2015
People seem to have a love-hate relationship with eating. To illustrate, I wrote two haikus: “I can’t eat bagels.”  “Fermented foods only, please.” “Only on cheat days.”   “I am eating clean.” “I am avoiding gluten.” “Fat is bad for you.” And then...
Blog entry | Aug 18 2015
Each week, it seems a different nutritional topic – sweeteners, caffeine, food coloring, salt, carbs, or fat – is in the headlines. Is it good for you? Should you avoid it? Usually the advice changes before you can get to the grocery store. It’s no...
Blog entry | Aug 18 2015
I would never downplay the importance of breakfast. It’s brain food that both kids and adults need to perform their best every day. However, I would argue that dinner is more important, and here’s why: It’s about more than just nutrition. Research...
Blog entry | Aug 12 2015
Several studies published recently in reputable scientific journals point to evidence that low-calorie sweeteners can be a part of an overall weight management plan.  Studies Tip the Scales in Favor of Low-Calorie Sweeteners [INFOGRAPHIC] from...
Blog entry | Aug 11 2015
Picture this: You and your family are attending a celebration such as a child’s birthday party, a graduation or a holiday event. Someone leans over to you and says, “Look at these kids just bouncing off the walls! They are on a sugar high!” This is...
Blog entry | Aug 10 2015
To celebrate this campaign season, we're sharing "campaign" posters for some of our favorite nutrient-powered foods. Take a look at this poster representing a front-runner for your afternoon snack: yogurt. Packed with nutrients and easy to pair with...
Blog entry | Aug 06 2015
Fresh fruit, crusty bread, tuna, yogurt, chocolate. We put a value on every food we come across, and it isn’t just about whether that food is nutritious. There can be a certain glamour to food, as 10 minutes on Pinterest will quickly tell you. Sure...
Blog entry | Aug 06 2015
You may have noticed monk fruit sweeteners popping up in conversation or on your favorite food blogs. Following decades of use in areas where monk fruit grows, this natural no-calorie sweetener is now more widely available.  Check out these science-...

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