5 Tips for Using the Fooducate App as a Health Professional

5 Tips for Using the Fooducate App as a Health Professional

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  This is a guest blog post by  Melissa Halas-Liang, MA RD CDE Mobile apps are all the rage these days. And Fooducate, available for iPhone and Android, is becoming the go … Continue reading

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Why Potato Chips Aren’t Always The Worst Option

Why Potato Chips Aren’t Always The Worst Option

Note: The following is a guest post by Andy Bellatti, MS. He is the creator of the Small Bites blog, where this post originally appeared.  Andy is on the Registered Dietitian track at New York University’s Department of Nutrition, Food … Continue reading

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Ten Trans Fat Facts

Ten Trans Fat Facts

Here are ten facts about trans-fat, the Darth Vader of  processed foods: 1. Trans fat is found in shortenings,  margarine, snacks such as crackers, candies, and cookies, fried foods, pastries and other  foods prepared with partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. 2. … Continue reading

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Campbell’s: Healthier Soups and Snacks for Schools

Campbell’s: Healthier Soups and Snacks for Schools

We recently wrote about the soup war raging between Campbell’s and Progresso. Could the following be another battle for consumer mindshare? Campbell Soup Company has reformulated its product line specifically for schools, lowering salt and fat content to meet the … Continue reading

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