Blog entry | Nov 02 2017
The buzzwords “mindful” and “intuitive” eating are gaining popularity in the media, and you may be wondering what all the hype is about. Though they may sound a little like fads, these strategies are...
animal antibiotics: what you should know
Article | Nov 01 2017
Raising healthy and safe animals is a high priority for farmers, ranchers and the veterinarians who work alongside them. Despite this, animals may still become sick and require treatment, just like...
Blog entry | Nov 01 2017
There are lots of examples of nutritional boogeymen. Online circles always seem to be in a frenzy about some hidden danger lurking in your food. Despite all the variations of these food freak-outs,...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2017
In light of a recent wave of media coverage related to a report stating that “alarming” levels of arsenic, lead and cadmium were found in baby food, we called a pediatric nutrition expert to help us...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2017
Halloween is an exciting time of the year especially for kids filling their bags with candy and other treats. It can also be a stressful time for parents and caregivers of children with food...
Blog entry | Oct 26 2017
I had only eaten a bug once before learning about the significant health benefits of edible insects. The first time, I was in the second grade, and my brother dared me to eat it. I don’t think I’m...
Blog entry | Oct 25 2017
Eating food to survive is not a choice, it is a necessity. Thus, food safety is of the highest importance to all of us. How can food safety be upheld? How can our food supply be protected?...
Blog entry | Oct 24 2017
Grilled chicken breast, barbecue chicken, curry chicken, chicken parmigiana— I could go on and on about all the yummy chicken options available to us (if we choose chicken as a protein source). But...
Blog entry | Oct 20 2017
Curious about low-calorie sweeteners?  You’re not alone. Conflicting information about low-calorie sweeteners seems to be reaching new heights, so we’ve searched high and low for the facts. Here’s...
Blog entry | Oct 19 2017
Identifying new mechanisms and pathways are key in science. They help answer long-term questions and also generate new scientific questions. And figuring out even one step of a pathway takes a...
Blog entry | Oct 18 2017
Nitrites don’t make it on your grocery list but likely end up in your fridge. They have several roles in foods and have become a necessary component in many of our favorite products. Their most...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2017
Food animal production is an important part of agriculture. Advances in farming, animal breeding, genetics and veterinary care have increased the quality, safety and quantity of animal protein...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2017
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: you are what you eat. It’s a common saying that essentially means your health and wellness reflect what you regularly eat and drink. Part of good health is a...
Blog entry | Oct 12 2017
The web is once again abuzz with suspicious claims about the alkaline diet. A staple of some alternative medicine circles for years now, this eating plan isn’t new to the pantheon of internet health-...

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