California Walnuts

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Go Plant-Based for Better Health and Flavor Finally, consumer awareness is starting to catch up with what many health professionals have been saying all along: that Americans should move toward a diet focused on fruits, vegetables and other plant-based foods. Luckily, there’s a new resource aimed at educating consumers interested in learning more about Plant-Based Eating…. Read more »

Who are America’s Top Snackers?

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Women who care about basic nutrition, healthful ingredients and who want to replace meals by eating-on-the-go. In fact, women aged 20 – 30 say they get 30% of their daily calories in the form of “snacks.”ᴬ Here’s the breakdown on what Americans consider their favorite snacks to be: 63% Chips/ Crisps 59% Chocolate 58% Cheese… Read more »

Water – Pour it On!

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Water is the most essential nutrient for life, but the U.S.D.A. dietary guidelines focus primarily on what to eat, rather than what to drink. And as a result, too many people drink sugar-sweetened beverages instead of water. Twenty percent of our daily calories – and nearly half of all added sugars – come from beverages,… Read more »

All About Cooking Oils

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Do you get questions about fats like cooking oils? There are many misconceptions about fats and health and, without knowing the facts, your shoppers may be missing out on the bene­fits of heart-healthy oils. For example, did you know that corn oil contains more cholesterol-blocking plant sterols than other cooking oils? Corn oil has four… Read more »