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Bread Products

Greger’s 5:1 Fiber Ratio Rule

A colleague recently turned us on to the daily videos published by Michael Greger, MD of nutritionfacts.org. Dr. Greger’s entertaining…

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Fiber

Frankenfiber: Coming Your Way

The hot topic is getting hotter. Genetically engineered foods have been in the US food supply since 1996, but public…

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Bread Products

Restaurant Calorie Counts: Right to Know?

The FDA recently finalized their rule stating that calories will have to be posted “clearly and conspicuously” at: Restaurants with…

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Fiber

News Flash: Natural Means Nothing

An interesting survey from Consumer Reports recently caught my eye. It focused on a topic that Americans know little about…

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Breakfast

Pelletized Fiber: Coming to Your Cereal Soon

General Mills announced recently that it has filed a patent on a technique to pelletize fiber and calcium for use…

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Bread Products

Ancient Grains Gobbledygook

Ancient grains are having their day in the sun…and rightly so: grains like quinoa, buckwheat, amaranth, and spelt are being…

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Veggies and Fruit

Grape fruits Gone Wild

Tangy and juicy, grapefruit has the citrusy goodness that rivals that of orange. Grapefruit is a subtropical citrus fruit that…

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Bread Products

The 10:1 Ratio for Choosing Whole Grains

Even whole-grain gurus have a tough time deciphering front of package whole-grain claims. With 34,000 new whole grain products introduced…

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Fiber

Apples Atop Dirty Dozen List

Apples top the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) ninth annual “Dirty Dozen” list of the top 12 fruits and vegetables that…

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Nutrition

All You Need To Know About Sodium

Sodium is an essential mineral required in our diet. It maintains many essential functions in the body. In this article,…

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