How to Eat to Beat Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

How to Eat to Beat Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

If you have cared for an elderly spouse or parent slowly losing their memory and other cognitive capabilities, you would probably do anything to stop or reverse this terrible affliction. Although we can’t turn back the clock, a dietary intervention … Continue reading

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B Vitamin Supplements: Controversy and Commercials

B Vitamin Supplements: Controversy and Commercials

This is a guest blog post by Brooke Schantz, MS, RD and was originally posted here. Walgreens has a new commercial implying that B vitamins will help you increase your energy.    In the commercial, there is a husband and wife debating whether or … Continue reading

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World Energy Crisis Over: New Wheaties Fuel Runs On Sugar

World Energy Crisis Over: New Wheaties Fuel Runs On Sugar

After months of hype and buildup, General Mills finally launched its new Wheaties product last week. After 85 years of a single formulation and recently staggering sales, the General Mills marketing team decided it’s time to invigorate the Wheaties Brand. … Continue reading

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Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Salutations, today is Cinco De Mayo. Originally a Mexican holiday commemorating a great military victory 150 years ago, it has come to symbolize, especially in the US, Mexican heritage day. A very important piece of that heritage is the scrumptious … Continue reading

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Superfood Sunday – Thanksgiving Special: Turkey Plus Five

Superfood Sunday – Thanksgiving Special: Turkey Plus Five

The holidays are upon us, and with them, family time, festive meals, and an unfortunate side effect of weight gain. Better Homes and Gardens lists 6 superfoods to help you eat healthier come next weekend – turkey breast, cranberries, pumpkin … Continue reading

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Superfood Sunday – The Avocado

Superfood Sunday – The Avocado

The annual Avocadofest will be celebrated next weekend in southern California, where over 90% of the avocado consumed in the US is grown. This is a good opportunity for a quick refresher on the virtues of this fruit that originated … Continue reading

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