Before You Bite into Your Sunday Morning Bagel…

Before You Bite into Your Sunday Morning Bagel…

This is a guest blog post by Carol Harvey, director of nutrition labeling at Palate Works. This is segment #2 of “Eating Habits We’ve Learned from Food Industry and Friends” Spread-ing (too much) Love Do you feel like you’ve just … Continue reading

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And Now: More Opportunities to Get Fat

And Now: More Opportunities to Get Fat

Once upon a time you’d drive to a gas station to get your car filled up, and maybe serviced. Today, it’s another opportunity to get fat. In an aptly titled article, Service stations are filling bellies as well as tanks, … Continue reading

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On Fiber

On Fiber

This is a guest post by Melissa Marek, RD LD Fiber is an extremely important part of your daily diet. Its best known benefit is its ability to help keep our bowels moving. Eating enough fiber will help prevent constipation. … Continue reading

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Sara Lee to (s l o  w   l    y) Reduce Sodium in Product Lines

Sara Lee to (s l o w l y) Reduce Sodium in Product Lines

Sara Lee Corporation announced late last week that it plans a sodium reduction in many of its products over the course of the next five years. The reduction is in “key categories” of fresh bread, hot dogs, lunchmeat, breakfast foods … Continue reading

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10 Bagel Bits for Sunday Morning

10 Bagel Bits for Sunday Morning

1. A bagel starts its  life as a ring shaped doughy ball, roughly hand-sized. It is boiled for a short time in water, and only then  baked. 2. A trademark of bagels is a dense, chewy, doughy interior with a … Continue reading

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