• Here we go again!

    Yes, you’ve probably heard there is another recall of ROMAINE lettuce. It was obvious when our local grocery store pulled all the products that contained romaine. The shelves looked empty. This is the fifth such recall due to E.coli O157:H7 since late 2017. According to a Food Safety News article https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2019/11/letter-from-the-editor-lets-call-the-whole-thing-off/ over 360 people have […]
  • Cranberries for Next Year

    Since cranberries are a must for most families at Thanksgiving, I bet there are cranberries in your house right now? According to the Ag Marketing Research Center, Americans consume nearly 400 million pounds of cranberries per year (that’s about 2.3 pounds a person) and 20% of this is during Thanksgiving week. Fresh whole cranberries are […] Tags:
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  • MyPlate & New Year’s Resolutions

    While everyone is prepping for the holidays, it’s time for nutrition and health educators to think about what comes next – New Year’s resolutions. Year after year, people make – and fail to keep – diet-related resolutions. They usually vow to completely change how they eat, often by following a fad diet that is overly […] Tags:
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  • Are You Ready for the Holiday Overeating Season?

    Halloween marks the beginning of the holiday overeating season. But actually, we’ve been having to resist the temptation at the supermarket for months, with Halloween candy showing up on shelves in August and holiday baking displays popping up in September. Yes, the holiday overeating season starts earlier every year! How are your clients supposed to […] Tags:
  • Eat It Now, Burn It Off Later?

    Indulge today, work it off tomorrow? If only it was that simple! Although we never want to discourage people from exercising, it’s important to emphasize that the key to weight loss is healthy eating, not working out. Extra calories are so easy to eat and so hard to burn. Our You Can’t Outrun Your Fork […] Tags:
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