What the New Nutrition Facts Label Means for You

Did you know that there have been no significant changes to the nutrition facts label since its creation in 1993? The wait is over folks! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the new Nutrition Facts Label that will be required on all products by January 2020. Some companies have begun to change over to the look, so it’s time to take a closer look at what the new label means for us.

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Top 10 Benefits of Eating Kale

Kale is being dubbed the “new nutritional powerhouse.” Should we believe the hype? The answer is a simple, yes! Here are ten amazing nutritional benefits of adding kale to your diet plus a delicious kale soup recipe for you to enjoy. Continue reading Top 10 Benefits of Eating Kale

The Truth About Turkey Consumption and Fatigue

With the upcoming holiday season comes a certain food myth and we’ve all heard it; turkey makes you tired. True or False? We’ll finally put this myth to rest, along with providing the benefits, drawbacks and nutritional facts and tips for eating turkey. Continue reading The Truth About Turkey Consumption and Fatigue

What Makes Apples So Great?

Fall is upon us and with it comes all the fun activities and seasonal delights associated with this time of year. One of the reasons that makes fall so wonderful is the abundance of apples! Not only are apples tasty and can be used in a wide variety of meals, snacks, and, dare I say it, desserts, they are also associated with fun activities to get you out and moving. Let’s look at what makes them so great and some delicious apple recipes to get you into the fall spirit. Continue reading What Makes Apples So Great?

9 Tips For Having a Healthy Thanksgiving

Let’s face it, Thanksgiving is primarily centered around food. Of course there’s a deeper meaning behind the holiday, but our celebrations generally focus on gravy-laden turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, stuffing, and a healthy dose of sweet pumpkin pie. Delicious? Absolutely! Easy on the waistline? Not so much. To help, we’ve listed a few tips to help you have a healthy Thanksgiving without sacrificing all of your favorite Turkey Day eats.

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