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Well, it's official. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the definition of the term "gluten-free" and is regulating its use on food labels. No longer can manufacturers simply slap that label on their foods without following proper guidelines first. The Guidelines: According to the FDA, "the term...
 
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Here’s the second installment of my guide to the top 10 apps for health! With all of the great resources available today, it can be much easier to make informed and balanced choices. Guide to Vegan and Vegetarian Food Ingredients: If you are a vegetarian or thinking about eating...
 
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With over 130 educational opportunities at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE), it wasn’t hard to learn new and exciting things from the speaker sessions or while walking through the expo exhibits. Is “Eating Less” the Best Message? When Bigger Portions Can Be Better presented by Barbara Rolls, Ph.D. and Ellie ... Learning Made Easy at FNCE 2012
 
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A Big Year for Small Portions How restaurants are shrinking offerings without shrinking the size of the check www.rmgtmagazine.com/food-beverage/big-year-small-portions One in Five U.S. Adults Considered ‘Healthy Eaters’ According to findings from The NPD Group, eight out of 10 U.S. adults describe themselves as “extremely healthy” or “very healthy,” yet only...
 
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Lynn Morrow, MEd, RD, CDE, exclaims, “Pedometers! People seem to respond well to gadgets and I am having good luck with pedometers. Once they have an idea how many steps they walk a day, I encourage them to increase this by 1,500-3,000 steps depending on their ability.” Lynn finds...