What is the Vegan Diet?

Vegan and vegetarian diets appear to be among the top food trends, but there is evidence that some people have been eating a predominantly plant-based or vegetarian diet for centuries. However, it wasn’t until 1944 that the term “vegan” was coined.

Can Fruit Suit the Keto Life?

By now you’ve probably heard of “keto,” also known as the ketogenic diet. Maybe you’ve even tried it. The ketogenic diet is an eating style that has become more common…

The Holidays: Celebrating With Safety

The weather is getting cooler, and as fall and winter holidays approach, many of us are thinking about how we can celebrate with friends, family and food in a safe…

Fermented Proteins: Traditional Sources

Americans are becoming more and more interested in fermented foods—a trend that runs parallel with our increasing commitment to put more protein on our plates. But what happens when you combine these two food…

What Is the Volumetrics Diet?

The Volumetrics diet was developed by Dr. Barbara Rolls, a nutrition professor at Penn State University, with the intention of creating a dietary approach that emphasizes healthy eating patterns rather…

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