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Discover the Pluses of Pulses

The U.N. declared 2016 the International Year of the Pulses. Find out what led to this decision and learn how to get this nutritional powerhouse of a food into your life.
Posted 3/2/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 18 comments   34,699 views
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Know Your GMOs (Q & A)

What are GMOs? What do they do? What kinds of foods contain them? Find out the answers to these questions and more.
Posted 10/6/2015  12:00:00 AM By:   : 16 comments   17,544 views
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How the (Girl Scout) Cookies Crumble

The Girl Scout Cookies have arrived! Do you know the correct serving size for your favorites?
Posted 3/1/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 79 comments   18,700 views
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Don't Tax My Sugar

Dietitian Becky shares her thoughts on the possibility of a "sugar tax".
Posted 2/23/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 113 comments   16,980 views
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Will You Have A Gold Star Shopping Plan?

Learn why new front-of-package labeling recommends suggest symbols would be more beneficial than facts.
Posted 11/3/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 51 comments   13,072 views
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Food on the Run: New BK Breakfast Menu

Caution is definitely necessary when making a fast food breakfast stop. New Burger King menu items enter the morning fast food race. Are they right for you?
Posted 9/16/2010  11:00:01 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 98 comments   22,525 views
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Food on the Run: Wendy's New Salad Sensations

The new Garden Sensation salads focus on real ingredients with food conscious people in mind. Learn more about how these inventive creations could translate to your waistline.
Posted 7/22/2010  6:13:12 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 263 comments   40,163 views
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During Dairy Month, Some Facts on Milk and Lactose Intolerance

Happy Dairy Month! It's time for some facts on farming--and lactose intolerance.
Posted 6/24/2010  6:42:05 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 94 comments   16,813 views
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New 2010 Dietary Guideline Report

The report is available for review and public comment. Here are the highlights.
Posted 6/17/2010  1:35:22 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 42 comments   19,905 views
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Will the FDA Efforts to Limit Salt be Successful?

A new 10-year approach to reduce sodium in processed foods could provide benefits with this stealth health approach.
Posted 4/26/2010  1:21:37 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 129 comments   18,216 views
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Are You Spending Too Much for Omega-3's?

Omega-3's are essential to your diet, but are all the costly supplements necessary--or helpful?
Posted 3/18/2010  6:39:11 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 53 comments   25,807 views
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Will Front-of-Label Nutrition Information Make a Difference?

Will a new push by the F.D.A. for front-of-package labeling make a difference in your nutrition?
Posted 2/9/2010  3:39:04 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 111 comments   14,311 views
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If the Calorie Information Isn't Accurate, What Should You Do?

Do you think the calorie and nutrient information on nutrition labels is a general estimate or scientifically accurate.
Posted 1/14/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 92 comments   17,681 views
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Nutrition News You Can Use

Nutrition news updates to keep you "in the know."
Posted 10/12/2009  6:16:26 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 51 comments   16,131 views
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