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Mediterranean Diet Might Be Healthier for Brain

Health Day News

MONDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a Mediterranean-style diet appears to reduce damage to small blood vessels in the brain, a new study says.Read more


Judi Adams

Get ready to fix your sweetheart a wonderfully easy and delicious dessert for Valentine’s Day. Even if you don’t have the time or energy to prepare an entire meal, he or she will be impressed with this dessert. Raspberry Lovers’ Pudding takes only 15 minutes to make in advance and then chill overnight or 24 hours until the perfect time for serving.  This is also a great dessert for a Valentine’s Day dinner party.


USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America's Schools


First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled new standards for school meals that will result in healthier meals for kids across the nation. The new meal requirements will raise standards for the first time in more than fifteen years and improve the health and nutrition of nearly 32 million kids that participate in school meal programs every school day.Read more

Portion Your Snacks

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Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator shows you how to enjoy whole wheat crackers and other snacks is the perfect portion.

Flour Power

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Registered Dietitian Jill Weisenberger shows you which flour to use for baking and good nutrition.

FDA Announces Dietetics and Nutrition Webinar

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition and the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition are sponsoring a Dietetics and Nutrition Webinar on March 5 and 6, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The Webinar is designed for dietetic interns, students and faculty in dietetics and nutrition, and practitioners in dietetics, nutrition and other professional areas. Other interested parties may also participate.Read more

Consumers Go With The Grain

A. Elizabeth Sloan, Food Technology, December 2011

Claims relating to the benefits of whole grains are now the most sought after health claims on food packages, followed by claims about dietary fiber, according to the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) 2011 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report. Restaurants feature exotic rice, spelt, faro, amaranth, and other lesser known grains in everything from salads and pancakes to pizza crusts, soups, cocktails, and desserts.Read more

Keeping Center Store On Trend in 2012

Progressive Grocer

Are your sales growing as fast as time seems to pass by? 2012 is already upon us and the prognosticators are out in force, attempting to predict the next great … whatever.Read more

USDA Launches New Online Nutrition SuperTracker in Time for Those Healthy New Year Resolutions

US Department of Agriculture

Just in time to help Americans keep their New Year's resolutions by making healthy food and physical activity choices, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released USDA's new nutrition SuperTracker. The SuperTracker is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art resource available at designed to assist individuals as they make changes in their life to reduce their risk of chronic disease and maintain a healthy weight.Read more

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