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Apr 21, 2014

Immunity Boost: 10 Alternatives to Oranges that Provide Vitamin C

Oranges are well known for the property of containing high amounts of vitamin C. This immunity boosting component can help prevent virtually anyone from becoming sick by assisting in the creation of white blood cells. However, there are many other f...
Mar 26, 2014

Will the new food label changes proposed really make a difference?

A new food label is being proposed by the FDA. The FDA is proposing to update the Nutrition Facts label found on most food packages in the United States. The Nutrition Facts label, which was introduced 20 years ago, helps families make informed ...
Jul 10, 2013

Great list of nondairy milk substitutes for kids who are lactose intolerant or allergic

My son is lactose intolerant. It is something he developed in his early adult years. We discovered it when he went away to college and kept having stomach problems but the doctor could not find anything wrong. So he kept a diligent journal f...
Jun 03, 2013

Farmers Market Season Opens This Week

It farmer market season and Washington DC kicks off the opening of the USDA Farmers Market for its 18th season on June 6. Farmers Markets feature locally grown foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, baked goods, honey products, and other...
Feb 15, 2013

Genetically engineered salmon may soon hit grocery store shelves

Salmon with a dash of eel-like creature…on your dinner plate? A fish with this genetically engineered make-up may soon hit grocery store shelves.* On December 21, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration released an Environmental Asse...
Mar 21, 2012

Off-Set the High Cost of Healthier Food by Reducing Portion Size

How to afford healthier foods when grocery shopping.
Aug 12, 2011

Healthy cereals - don't be fooled by deceptive marketing claims

It is back to school time and breakfast will be a very important part of your child's morning routine. For many families that are on the go, this often means cereal. But how do you find healthy cereal that will give your child the nutrition he/...
Jan 28, 2011

Grocery Association responds to Michelle Obamas pleas for nutrition education with a new food label

The Grocer Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute have just announced a new front of pack foodlabeling called Nutrition Keys.  They developed this new initiative in response to our first Lady, Michelle Obama who met with them last y...
Dec 15, 2010

Holiday grocery shopping tips that keeps your eye on healthy foods

Getting ready to hit the grocery store for the various ingredients you will need to create your special holiday meal.  This can be a bit overwhelming because of the increased amounts of advertising and enticing displays that will be calling to
Dec 06, 2010

A grocery list can go a long way in reducing holiday stress

The holiday season has officially started.  I realized it when I found myself frantically looking for an old family recipe that I only make once a year.  The kids have come to expect certain dishes, really special treats that are made only during the h...
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