nutrition

Blog entry | Jul 11 2017

Let’s celebrate dairy! Time to thank a dairy farmer, hug a cow, and splurge on ice cream, and highlight the nutritious qualities of dairy products.  

Blog entry | Jun 27 2017

Known as the “harvested seeds of grasses”, humans have been consuming grains for thousands of years.

Blog entry | Jun 21 2017

When we think about malnutrition, the images that often comes to mind are the frail and elderly – and many times the need is for individuals to just eat more.

Blog entry | Jun 05 2017
Registered Dietitian (RD): a food and nutrition expert who goes through rigorous academic and clinical nutrition training, culiminating in a standardized exam.
Blog entry | May 25 2017

What are Legumes?

Blog entry | May 02 2017

While training for my first marathon, I had heard the term “hitting the wall” in long distance running, but of course, I thought that it would never happen to me.

Blog entry | Apr 26 2017

From Vitamin A to Zinc, there are so many vitamins and minerals in foods that are important to our health.

Press Release | Apr 19 2017

Alexandra Lewin-Zwerdling has been named Vice President at the International Food Information Council (IFIC) and IFIC Foundation.

Blog entry | Apr 12 2017

Most people think about light, airy baked goods when it comes to the word “yeast”. However, yeast comes in many different forms with various purposes; one being nutritional yeast.

Blog entry | Apr 07 2017

Nutrition advice often feels like it’s coming in from all angles during pregnancy. Everyone from your doctor to your great-aunt has an opinion on what you should, or shouldn’t, be eating.

Blog entry | Mar 03 2017

Happy National Nutrition Month!

Blog entry | Nov 28 2016

When you think of vitamins and minerals, what is the first one that comes to mind? I know for me personally, it’s vitamin C.

Blog entry | Nov 22 2016

You have probably heard that calcium plays a key role in keeping your bones strong. But did you know that in order to maximize your calcium absorption and function you also need vitamin D?

Blog entry | Sep 15 2016

You may have a lot of questions when it comes to healthy eating during pregnancy. How many calories do I need? Are there certain foods I need to eat?

Blog entry | Aug 15 2016

With the Olympics in full swing, we had the opportunity to sit down with two-time Olympic swimmer Gideon Louw to see how he uses nutrition to fuel him through training, competing, and recovery.

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