Calorie-containing clear drinks – soda, fruit drinks, energy drinks, sports drinks, coffee and tea – all have a very low satisfaction value. The more you are offered the more you drink. Up to 35% of our daily calories come from these drink, with soda being the single largest source of calories in the U.S. diet. … Read More

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We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Health professionals are urging consumers to drink less sugary drinks but Americans love them and find them are hard to give up. Though we would always encourage water, 100% fruit juice, … Read More

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Saturated fats – eat less of this type of fats and keep portions small:  … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Having an end-of-summer barbecue? All of these foods offer a different and interesting  choice from what might typically be served. Veggies Fries came into being in 2013 combining potatoes  with vegetables … Read More

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Most of us can walk – from the end of the parking lot, around the mall, through the building at work, around the neighborhood, or in the park. But we don’t. The average American walks very little. Research reported at the 74th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association cited Canadian adults living in the … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Woats are an oat-based snack that is a twist on traditional granola. Rather than crunchy and dry Woats are moist clumps of oats plus. They come in three flavors. Cookies ‘n’ Dream – are … Read More

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There is a widespread myth that raw milk can cure lactose intolerance — the inability to digest lactose (milk sugar) which leads to unpleasant GI discomfort. A study published in the Annals of Family Medicine disproves this myth. The researchers fed healthy adults, with confirmed lactose intolerance, either pasteurized or raw milk on different days, over … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Earlier this year Bolthouse Farms introduced two new flavors to their yogurt dressing group – Cilantro Avocado and Mango Chipotle. Both flavors are based in yogurt which lowers the calories of … Read More

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An Ohio State University study found that eating an apple a day for four weeks lowered LDL – bad cholesterol – by 40 %. Tip: Cut fat and calories by substituting applesauce for oil when baking. Fact: Studies show people who eat apples or apple products regularly are more likely to have lower blood pressure and … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Quinn Popcorn founded in 2011 set out to reinvent microwave popcorn, free of preservatives, non-GMO and packaged in a simple paper bag. Once this was accomplished they set their sights on releasing … Read More

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