FIVE Quirky Papaya Facts

FIVE Quirky Papaya Facts

Papaya is a wonderful tropical fruit that you should be enjoying more of this summer. We’re at peak season. Here are some interesting facts for you: ONE Eating papaya with lime or lemon juice drizzled on top brings out the … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn is a Stellar Snack

Sweet Corn is a Stellar Snack

This is a guest post by Lisa Cain, PhD, a.k.a Snack-Girl Don’t tell me you haven’t noticed the piles of corn at the front of your local grocery store. The stacks of 10 ears for $2 are calling Snack Girl. … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from Fake Guacamole [Superbowl Special]

Protect Yourself from Fake Guacamole [Superbowl Special]

Big game today, and lots of snacking in front of the TV. Guacamole has become part of the tradition, as a healthy dip for your tortilla chips. Superbowl Sunday is the single biggest day for avocados every year, with 50 … Continue reading

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Athenos Feta Cheese [Inside the Label] + Bonus Recipe

Athenos Feta Cheese [Inside the Label] + Bonus Recipe

Feta cheese, of Greek origin, is a white crumbly and rindless cheese. It is traditionally made from sheep or goat milk and has a rich tangy flavor. In the US, Feta cheese is made from cow’s milk and while still … Continue reading

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Froot Loops is NOT a “Smart Choice” [Inside the Label]

Froot Loops is NOT a “Smart Choice” [Inside the Label]

We’ve been following developments in nutrition rating schemes and front of package labeling for quite some time. Smart Choices is a labeling system that informs consumers which products are a nutritious choice using a green check mark as a quick … Continue reading

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