Individuals across the country have heavily relied on the nutrition facts label to speak the truth about their food choices. On May 20, 2016, the FDA released a new and updated nutrition facts label to help individuals make better informed decisions about the foods they...

by Julie Lanford, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN First off, it's important to remember that we need to drink fluids to keep our bodies hydrated. In general, our bodies simply need plain water. It's our taste buds (and sometimes our emotions!) that want something different!   Just because your...

She's back and once again she is making us hungry for lunch!  Big thanks to Pam Bruan for contributing the Spring Recipe Series! The taste is gourmet, but the preparation couldn’t be simpler. Tomatoes are a carotene-rich food, and studies confirm that eating more carotene-rich...

Our resident chef extraordinaire, Pam Braun, is back with a Spring Recipe Series. Check back for the next couple of weeks for even more wonderful recipes! Most of us think of beets as red vegetables, but they also come in white and yellow (golden). I’ve included...