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Blog entry | Oct 21 2016
As you stroll through the grocery store, you are bombarded by numerous health claims on food labels and packaging. Some boast of their natural ingredients, while others highlight their high nutrient...
Blog entry | Oct 18 2016
World Food Day is an important time to recognize the pressing need to end world hunger and food insecurity. While this day has a global focus, the issues of hunger and food insecurity are also close...
Blog entry | Oct 18 2016
Football season is in full swing, which means we are in the midst of tailgates, viewing parties, fantasy football and endless amounts of scrumptious food. From our new recipes to your favorite...
Blog entry | Oct 14 2016
In May 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that by July 2018, the Nutrition Facts label will display added sugars information in grams per serving and percent Daily Value. The...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2016
Here is a collection of resources that can help you better understand antibiotics and antibiotic resistance.  Q&A: Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Food Supply The health of animals...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2016
The health of animals is very important to the farmers and ranchers who raise them, as well as the veterinarians who work with them. Despite this, animals may still become sick and require treatment...
Blog entry | Sep 29 2016
Tea has been around for at least 5,000 years, and since the practice of dropping leaves and other parts of plants into hot water probably wasn't exclusive to tea, it's likely tisanes have been around...
Blog entry | Sep 22 2016
Soil degradation is a growing problem throughout the world, and an important topic for our times as it affects the food we eat every day. In fact, in August, the White House Office of Science and...
Blog entry | Sep 19 2016
With vibrant colors and tonal hues, food can be more like art. I am drawn to foods that appeal and engage my visual senses. The more colors, the better. Did you know that natural and artificial food...
Blog entry | Sep 15 2016
You may have a lot of questions when it comes to healthy eating during pregnancy. How many calories do I need? Are there certain foods I need to eat? Our "Eating for Two" infographic covers all of...
Blog entry | Sep 14 2016
The term "antibiotic resistance" can sound confusing and, thus, scary.  Antibiotic resistance is the refusal of the host to accept the treatment of antibiotics. This happens when a germ or bacteria...
Blog entry | Sep 09 2016
I am sure you have heard of the phrase “we eat with our eyes.” This common phrase is especially meaningful in the realm of food colors, as food coloring has been in existence for more than 2,000...
Blog entry | Sep 07 2016
We’ve seen taco trucks in the headlines a lot lately, and all the buzz has us thinking: Can tacos fit into a healthy diet? If you’re overwhelmed by the thought of ordering a nutritious yet delicious...
Blog entry | Sep 06 2016
Nutrition is top of mind for many moms-to-be. But the topic can be difficult to navigate during pregnancy. You might have heard that good nutrition plays a key role in the health of both the mom and...

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