Consumer Information

Making Sense Out of Sugars

Sugar- Free? Are You Sure about That? Cruising the internet the other day, I ran across a recipe for "Sugar-Free ... Read More

Every Day Use of Crystalline Fructose

Fructose occurs naturally in various types of foods but it's commonly referred to as the “fruit sugar” because it’s found ... Read More

Fructose is Not the Enemy

Do you cringe when you hear the word fructose? Fructose has received a bad reputation recently due to media and ... Read More

Get a Head Start on New Year’s Resolutions: ID’ing the Real Problem is Key

Even though the holiday season is just getting underway, it’s not too early to begin making New Year’s resolutions.  That’s ... Read More

Making Sense of Sugar

The three main types of carbohydrate in food are starches (also known as complex carbohydrates), sugars, and fiber. As one ... Read More

Time to Batter Up!

Flapjacks, griddle cakes, hot cakes, or pancakes.  Whatever you call them, they're the ultimate fun food, conjuring up sweet memories ... Read More

Getting into the Back to School Groove

School is back in session and this means there’s more on your to-do list, right? The beginning of the school ... Read More

Summer Picnics

I don’t know about you, but I love being outdoors in the summertime. I especially love al fresco dining. Whether ... Read More

Carbohydrates: Diet Essentials

Carbohydrates, like fats and proteins, are considered macronutrients. These “large scale” nutrients provide nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance ... Read More

Respect the Fruit: Three Important Reasons to Plan More Fruit in Your Diet

As a registered dietitian and nutrition educator, I find that fruit often doesn't get the nutritional respect it deserves.  Maybe ... Read More