Try Some Tofu

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For shoppers interested in more plant-based eating, tofu and other soyfoods make an excellent protein choice. The health benefits are many: Heath Health – 25 grams of soy protein per day, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and dietary cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease, according to the FDA health… Read more »

SNACK STATS

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Is it time for a morning or afternoon snack? What little nosh would taste good right now, without blowing the day’s allotment for calories? The Almond Board of California asked shoppers what favorite foods come to mind as a healthy snack; apples topped the list, followed by almonds, carrots, yogurt and granola. These same consumers… Read more »

Bottled Water – Better for You and Better for Your Store

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Did you know that 47% of the added sugars in the average person’s diet come from sugar-sweetened sodas and carbonated soft drinks? That’s a lot of added sugar being consumed in beverage form. The estimated daily consumption of added sugars is about 19.5 teaspoons (82 grams); the American Heart Association says the limit should be… Read more »

We All Love Ice Cream

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Retail dietitians attending the Shopping for Health 2016 conference in Austin, Texas had a memorable treat at our opening night Welcome to Texas Party: Line-dancing, followed by a house made ice cream bar, starring Organic Valley creams. Praised by chefs for its creaminess, Organic Valley Heavy Whipping Cream contains a minimum 36% butterfat and whips… Read more »