Talking to Shoppers About Whole Grains

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  We talked a lot about whole grains at the Shopping for Health conference this year, including ways to encourage shoppers to up their consumption to the recommended 48 grams, or 3 – 4 servings, each day. SFH sponsor Nabisco gave supermarket RDs lots of ideas for cooking demonstrations and other in-store activities that can… Read more »

Soy and Women’s Health

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Quite often we hear concerns regarding the safety of soy for women’s health, particularly related to breast cancer.  But did you know that eating soyfoods regularly may be protective against breast cancer, especially when begun in childhood or early adolescence? The American Institute for Cancer Research reviewed the latest research for evidence on soy and… Read more »

Beverage Basics for Hot Summer Days

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Summer is the prime season for dehydration, as hot days mean more sweating. How much fluid do you need each day to stay well-hydrated? The Institute of Medicine recommends 91 ounces of total fluids each day for adult women, and 125 ounces a day for adult men. Keep in mind – that is total fluids,… Read more »

Salad for Summer

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When warm weather hits, the last thing many of us want to do is turn on a hot oven. These are the days when entrée salads served for dinner have much appeal. Here is a salad recipe that is rich and filling enough to satisfy dinnertime appetites, but summerlike refreshing at the same time, thanks… Read more »