A Hot Breakfast That Has It All

A Hot Breakfast That Has It All

This is a guest post by Lisa Cain, PhD, a.k.a Snack-Girl If you combine whole grains, eggs, yogurt, milk, and fruit what do you get? Breakfast! Anyone else missing the bacon in this description? Last week, I wrote Mix Pancakes With Oatmeal … Continue reading

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Pringles MultiGrain Over-promises, Under-delivers

Pringles MultiGrain Over-promises, Under-delivers

Have you seen those Pringles Multigrain commercials? Trying to convince you that despite the fact that they are made with something that sounds healthy, they are still very tasty. Here is the copy edit they use on their website: Pringles Multigrain … Continue reading

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Is Monk Fruit the New Stevia?

Is Monk Fruit the New Stevia?

The quest for the ultimate sweetener never ends. Is there, on this earth, a natural, healthy, zero calorie sweetener with no after taste, no side effects, and no long term health risks? Wandering around the Food and Nutrition Expo here … Continue reading

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The ADA Needs to Change More than just its Name

The ADA Needs to Change More than just its Name

We are in San Diego this weekend, for the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE), the annual conference bringing in 7000 dietitians for 4 days of networking, education, and new product introductions. The opening session yesterday afternoon, American Dietetic Association … Continue reading

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Five Mompreneurs Trying to Make Better Food

Five Mompreneurs Trying to Make Better Food

As we strolled around the expo floor of the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, we couldn’t help but notice the many moms, who, unable to find a suitable solution to their children’s food needs, decided to start their own … Continue reading

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Interesting Stories from the Natural Food Expo in Baltimore

Interesting Stories from the Natural Food Expo in Baltimore

(Bob from Bob’s Red Mill and Hemi from Fooducate) We’re in Baltimore for Expo East, a semi annual food show of the natural food industry. You can see more pictures from the expo floor show here. As you know, we … Continue reading

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What Does “Food Processing” Really Mean?

What Does “Food Processing” Really Mean?

This is a guest blog post by Claire Harrison My guest post Table Salt vs. Sea Salt: The Truth received many comments.  A theme that ran through some of these responses was the evil of food processing.  For example, one person said, “My personal … Continue reading

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Weak UN Resolution on Food Related Disease

Weak UN Resolution on Food Related Disease

The UN Convened earlier this week to discuss the reasons for 67% of global deaths each year. You would think wars, famine, or natural disasters would be the top killers. But the real culprit may be the food on your … Continue reading

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Praise for Chia Seeds [13 Things to Know]

Praise for Chia Seeds [13 Things to Know]

There are more and more people asking us about chia seeds lately, so here are a few things to know. 1. Chia is derived from the word “chian” which means oily. Chia is an edible seed derived from the plant … Continue reading

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A Big Food Week

A Big Food Week

A big FOOD week is coming up. United Nations. In New York today and tomorrow, The United Nations is hosting global leaders for a High-Level Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs). Unlike contagious disease and plagues, these diseases are totally preventable … Continue reading

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