Food and Health, Prevention

Updated once every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is largely based on a report written by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee of scientific and health experts. The Committee uses the latest scientific research to develop recommendations to update the DGA. They released their report in July....
 


I usually think of dried cranberries and raisins as interchangeable in recipes. The other day, I was talking with some folks about adding dried cranberries instead of raisins to a broccoli salad. We were trying to liven up the color, flavor, and nutrition. Someone commented that “we shouldn’t add...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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Usually we just see fresh cranberries in the fall around Thanksgiving time. If you cook with fresh cranberries, you know that they are very tart and recipes usually call for added sugar to offset this flavor. Of all the fruits, cranberries have one of the lowest levels of natural sugar. One cup of fresh cranberries ... What Do You Know About Cranberries?


the dressing you pour on your salad can add a lot of unexpected calories, fat, sugar, and more! Take a look inside to see how your favorite dressing compares to the others...
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If this were 1990, people would laugh in your face if you suggested adding avocado to toast.  Fat was the enemy and low-fat and fat-free products took over the grocery including cookies, crackers, cheese, salad dressings and more. Thankfully, science has progressed and we know now that some fats...