Cereal to Start the Day

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Dietitians know the importance of eating breakfast, both from a morning energy standpoint, and because breakfast provides important nutrients needed each day. Did you know that 32% of American kids’ consumption of milk each day comes from the milk they put on their cereal?   General Mills has a wealth of materials available to help… Read more »

Whole Grains – 48 Grams of Goodness.. a Day?

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Here is a nutrition statistic that is quite alarming: The average American consumes less than 16 grams of whole grains a day, falling far short of the 48 grams per day target for people over the age of nine. (Younger children need 32 grams of whole grains per day.) Fewer than 5% of adults consume… Read more »

Shopping for Health Conference 2016 Presentations

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Nabisco Whole Grains for the Whole Day: 48g of Daily Goodness! General Mills and Supermarket RDs: Achieving More Together House Foods America: Tofu Revolution Tofu: Rediscover the Nutrition; Debunk the Myths Organic Valley: The Future of Organic is NOW What’s Behind Consumers’ Changing Beverage Behavior

Shopping for Health 2016 Conference, Austin

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Shopping for Health 2016 Conference The 2016 Shopping for Health conference was held in beautiful Austin, Texas, April 3-5. Grocery store dietitians from major chains around the country were guests of Shopping for Health for a meeting filled with nutrition news and updates, cooking demonstrations, menu presentations and lots of delicious food! For information on… Read more »

The Great Grape

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Grapes of all colors – red, green and black – are a natural source of beneficial components called polyphenols, which can also act as antioxidants.  Grapes are a heart-healthy food that can play a role in healthy aging, and research suggests positive links between consumption of grapes and eye health, brain health, bone and joint… Read more »