For years, partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), also known as trans fats, have been allowed to lurk in the American food industry despite health concerns that they raise the risk of heart disease and stroke. Luckily, healthier alternatives are in the works. Food manufacturers started working on other oil options...
 


If you enjoy including Romaine lettuce in your salad, you’ve most likely noticed the empty spaces in the grocery store produce aisle where Romaine used to be found...
 


Food manufacturers have many different sweetener choices: sweeteners that contain calories like sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and honey, and sweeteners that are very low in calories like sucralose (Splenda), aspartame( Equal, NutraSweet), and stevia. Allulose is one of the newer low-calorie sweeteners. Allulose, also known as psicose or...
 
Cooking

Here is a lively rice dish that has a lot of crunch. Serve it for lunch or dinner with lentils or a protein...
 

Every poster contains information that is evidence-based, accurate and up-to-date. Richly-colored, graphic design and style educates, entertains and decorates.
 

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 
Food and Health

Americans consume only about half as much fiber as recommended. The average intake is a mere 16 grams daily, yet experts tell us that men and women should aim for 38 and 25 grams per day respectively. Getting the right amount – and the right types – of fiber can help you stay regular in ... Fiber: It’s Time to Double Up