Four Myths About the Glycemic Index

Four Myths About the Glycemic Index

This is a guest post from Meri Raffetto, RD. Plenty of myths or halve-truths are floating around about the Glycemic Index. Let’s just say it’s a topic that isn’t black and white. Generalized statements can make it tough to make the … Continue reading

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Sara Lee Bread Loses High Fructose Corn Syrup. So What!

Sara Lee Bread Loses High Fructose Corn Syrup. So What!

Behemoth food processor Sara Lee announced yesterday that it will cease using high fructose corn syrup in its Soft & Smooth and 100 percent Whole Wheat bread lines. The reason – consumers, especially moms, have asked the company to make … Continue reading

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The Top 20 Food Sources of Sodium in the American Diet

The Top 20 Food Sources of Sodium in the American Diet

The Grocery Manufacturer’s Organization (GMA), an advocacy group representing food and beverage manufacturers, periodically publishes science policy papers as “a guide for consumers, policymakers, and the media”. In a recent publication entitled Sodium and Salt [download PDF], the GMA tackles … Continue reading

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