Diet & Health

Blog entry | Feb 18 2015
Oscar buzz has us talking in the office. When we heard the nominees for “Best Picture” our nutritional hearing may have defaulted. It looks like we misheard some of the potential winning titles. Did you say… American Snapper Okay, okay, so American...
Blog entry | Feb 13 2015
Valentine’s Day is coming and you know what that means. That’s right, it’s time to show some love. An old proverb says the key to a man’s heart is through his stomach. The registered dietitian in me would agree, but with a few caveats: The key to...
Blog entry | Feb 12 2015
The big screen is heating up with 50 Shades of Grey this week. I may be a bit unconventional, but it’s got me pondering the shades of gray I encounter every day. As a student of science, I find myself operating in shades of gray more often than not...
Article | Feb 11 2015
IFIC Foundation resources related to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA): Questions and Answers About the Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2015 DGA infographic Dietary Guidelines: The Quinquennial Quest Is Change Afoot for the 2015...
Blog entry | Feb 05 2015
Welcome to Fats Friday! In honor of February being American Heart Month, we’ll be spending each Friday sharing fun facts about fats in different foods like dairy, meat and seafood, oils, and nuts. Stay tuned each week to see more great ways to show...
Blog entry | Feb 05 2015
Ever wonder how some people achieve porcelain skin or that perfect, split-end-free, shiny hair? Most of us assume its genetics or that we need to spend half our paycheck at the salon for glam results. We’re probably right. But some research shows an...
Blog entry | Feb 04 2015
In honor of canned foods month, we’ve developed a yummy recipe using canned foods. Now you can see how easy and nutritious cooking with cans can be!  This chili recipe is chock-full of healthful nutrients. It has protein and fiber from beans, and...
Blog entry | Feb 04 2015
It always impresses me when I think about how pizza has become the universal comfort food. Anywhere you go, pizza seems to have a presence and answers so many different needs. There aren’t many foods that are as easy to pack and go, eating with one...
Blog entry | Feb 02 2015
Research has confirmed that the type of fat we eat is more important than how much we eat. But which fats are the healthiest, and where can we find them? Find key fat information about coconut oil, olive oil, canola oil, and soybean oil, and fact...
Blog entry | Jan 30 2015
Enjoyed our Friday Fats series opener on nuts for heart health? Now find out how different nuts and their unique mixes of fat can be great for your heart:

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