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 »

Tasty Bagel Toppings

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  Bagels sometimes get a bad rap when it comes to nutrition. But there are many options available that can help you meet your nutrition goals. Look for smaller bagels such as mini’s or thins; whole wheat options are another great choice. If you’re really all about the cream cheese and toppings, whole grain crackers… Read more »

Nestlé Waters North America

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The One-Step Way Shoppers Can Shave 50,000 Calories and >65 Cups of Sugar For the first time, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans focus not only on what to eat, but also what to drink for better health. Still, many Americans forget how much their beverage choices impact the overall quality of their diet. In… Read more »

Arla Cream Cheese

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The Bagel Breakfast Hack — brought to you by Arla cream cheese spread While 93 percent of Americans believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day, only 44% say they eat breakfast every day. Arla invites retail dietitians to join us in helping consumers hack their favorite bagel breakfast to make it fit their nutrition goals. The bagel,… Read more »

Celebrate Fall with Grapes from California

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Hooray for fall!  As a supermarket dietitian, you have a lot on your plate – so let Grapes from California help, by providing creative TV segment and store demo ideas, delicious recipes and preparation tips, ready-made, cut-and-paste copy for newsletters, blogs and social media, photography and more. Grapes from California are in season from May… Read more »

House Foods

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While more consumers are shifting their diet to incorporate plant based foods, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans highlight Tofu and other soyfoods and beverages in four food groups focusing on healthy eating patterns. Soyfoods aren’t just a prime candidate for a plant based diet; they also play a major role in a nutritious diet… Read more »

All About Organics

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All About Organics   When you see the USDA Certified Organic label on food packages, what does that mean about the product, for you and your shoppers? Organic Valley, a farming cooperative and leading producer of organic dairy and meat products for almost thirty years, talked to supermarket dietitians at Shopping for Health 2016, explaining… Read more »

How to Add Whole Grains Throughout the Whole Day

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Nutrition experts say that adults need to eat 48 grams of whole grains every day. That sounds like a lot, but is it? And as a retail dietitian, how can you help your shoppers translate that recommendation to daily eating and meal planning? Whole grains are a good food to add to the diet during… Read more »