Blog entry | Sep 09 2015
Sometimes eating a fast-food burger in the car on the way home is unavoidable. I get it. We are all busy. But making time for a family meal is important. Eating together stimulates communication,...
Blog entry | Sep 09 2015
My daughter loves to help me cook! But after working as a food safety inspector for many years and now as the consumer information specialist for NSF International, I know there are certain steps I...
Blog entry | Sep 09 2015
It’s back to school time, and as a dietitian and a mom of a second grader and a sophomore in high school, I’ve had my fair share of questions about our school district’s nutrition programs. After all...
Blog entry | Sep 08 2015
Even Labor Day couldn’t stop the threat of foodborne illness as an outbreak of Salmonella threatened the lives of many Americans.  On September 4, 2015, Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce...
Blog entry | Sep 08 2015
There is so much chatter out there surrounding dietary fats. One headline will tout the need to completely remove fat from the diet while another will plead to bring butter back. This has led to some...
Blog entry | Sep 03 2015
Is your food safety game on point, or are you still abiding by the “5 second rule”? Either way, sometimes we could all use a reminder to practice our food safety skills. September is Food Safety...
Blog entry | Sep 02 2015
Every day, we are bombarded with the results of new nutrition studies proclaiming the latest on everything from red wine to coconut oil. We read about the “battle” between low-fat versus low-carb...
Press Release | Sep 01 2015
(Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 2015) — The top food safety concern among Americans is no longer “foodborne illness,” having been overtaken by “chemicals in food,” according to the International Food...
Blog entry | Sep 01 2015
Can we please talk about the elephant in the room? Or rather the elephant in the coffee cup? The recent media buzz about some stores adding real pumpkin to their coffee drinks, and/or removing...
Blog entry | Aug 31 2015
It’s hard to believe, but summer is winding down. Soon, fall colors will replace lush green trees and scarfs will replace swimsuits. But before the last steamy days of summer slip away, many folks...
Blog entry | Aug 31 2015
It’s no surprise that diet and nutrition impact overall health. But what about something a little more specific, like acne? Acne is one of the most common dermatological conditions that can creep up...
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Article | Aug 27 2015
Many of us enjoy a daily pick-me-up, such as a freshly brewed cup of coffee, an ice cold soft drink, a hot cup of tea, or an energy drink all sharing a common ingredient: Caffeine. People all over...
Blog entry | Aug 27 2015
Your alarm goes off earlier than usual, and there’s no time to lose. You gulp down a glass of water, lace up your shoes, and go. With all the hustle and bustle of family, work and life, making the...
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...
Blog entry | Aug 26 2015
I love going to conferences. There's so much to learn and so many experts to learn from. Recently, I learned that that not everyone understands that not all research is created equal. Take low-...

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