Tag Archives: Nutrition Facts

Some Big Changes

While reading nutrition labels may not be an activity you do that often, it can be an important part of eating in a healthy way. With the idea that “knowledge is power”, as a dietitian, I often find myself educating patients about the importance of…

Food Surprises

When you hear the ingredients “sugar and wheat,” you might assume that the food being made is cookies, or maybe a cupcake but what about candy or salad dressing? Many of us would like to believe that we know what we are putting into our…

https://flic.kr/p/3YtiYU No trans fat? Benjamin Lee, on Flickr

Bye Bye Trans Fat

Its official – the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recently announced that by June of 2018, artificial trans fats should be completely removed from processed foods. This is a huge step in the food industry and will change the way many foods are made….

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Confusing Food Labels

The other day I was shopping for a cereal to make crunchy fruit and yogurt parfaits with a group of kids I’d never met before. I wasn’t sure if any of them had any food allergies, so I tried to find a cereal with the…