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...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Anne Linge, RDN, CD, CDE asked if we have any hacks to make coffee healthier... and we were so inspired by her question that we're launching a whole coffee series! Today I want to present the first installment: a coffee creamer comparison chart...
 


Now that the new year is here we thought we would update you on the deadlines for the nutrition label changes. There are two for labels: the one that is for menus and the other one is for food packages. Plus one for revoking the soy claim. The label...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Buying yogurt in bulk is a good idea: Choose non-fat instead of whole milk yogurt for less saturated fat and more protein, then choose plain instead of sweetened yogurt for less sugar and more calcium. In fact, you can add flavor to your yogurt by topping it with fresh...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
 
Cooking

A new FDA ruling states the FDA will “acknowledge” and “exercise enforcement discretion” (meaning, not oppose) a qualified health claim associating the early introduction of peanuts into diets of young children with egg allergies or severe eczema as a way to reduce their risk for peanut allergy.  The claim, which food manufacturers are allowed to ... New Health Claim?  Ah, Nuts!