August, 2014 Blog Posts

26

Aug
2014

Pink Lady Apple

First the Facts:
1 medium apple, with skin
Calories: 100
Total Fat: 0 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 0 g
Total Carbohydrate: 25 g
Dietary Fiber: 4 g
Sugars: 19 g (all natural)
Protein: 0 g
Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 14%, Calcium 2%, Iron 2%

For whatever reason we (...

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20

Aug
2014

Nutrition Facts Panel

Will the new food labels help consumers like you find more healthful foods? Let’s first find out what the FDA plans to change. The proposed updates include:

1. Serving Size Requirements

The serving size would be updated to reflect the amounts of food people are actually eating and drinking. For example it would require...

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14

Aug
2014

goat cheese

What is the good and bad of cheese? The good: it tastes great, the bad: some of the nutrition components. Let’s take a more detailed look into these challenges.

One of the challenges with cheese is its nutrient profile. Depending on the variety of cheese the nutrient profile of cheese can vary widely. Cheeses contain different...

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06

Aug
2014

sugar

Over the past year have you read some article that declares sugar as the devil or that it is as addictive as cocaine? As someone who has a sweet tooth it is concerning to hear these statements. So should we skip all things sweet?

According to the USDA, Americans have increased our sweet habit by 39% between...

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