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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Holy Guacamole – Nine Facts and One Recipe for Avocado’s Big SuperBowl Sunday

Holy Guacamole – Nine Facts and One Recipe for Avocado’s Big SuperBowl Sunday

Image via Wikipedia 1. Over 45 Million pounds of Avocado will be consumed today, Superbowl Sunday! 2. Avocado competes with buffalo wings and pizza as The Superbowl Food, thanks to a successful marketing campaign by avocado growers over the past … Continue reading

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Fortified and Enriched Foods – Better for You?

Fortified and Enriched Foods – Better for You?

Image via Wikipedia When grocery shopping, have you noticed some foods claiming to be fortified with vitamins and minerals, and others claiming to be enriched? Is there a difference between the two? Turns out, that while both mean nutrients have … Continue reading

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