Consumer Information

Understanding the Glycemic Index

When it comes to caloric sweeteners, the most important rule of thumb is moderation (the amount you consume), even for ... Read More

Spring Into Action with Food Facts

Spring has finally arrived (when you live in the Northeast, I can’t emphasize the word “finally” enough). This is a ... Read More

TLC for Fruit: Take Care of Your Fruit and It Will Take Care of You!

Fruit is such a happy part of life!  It adds color, fiber, and the sweet taste of fructose to meals ... Read More

Popular Sweeteners and Foods with Fructose

Over recent years there has been a lot of buzz about fructose. You may have read news stories demonizing this ... Read More

Incorporating Yogurt into Your Heart Healthy Diet Plan

These days when I get to the yogurt section in my supermarket my eyes sort of glaze over, when did ... Read More

Exercising Without Overeating

The time for New Year's resolutions is drawing near and you may be considering starting a workout routine. Good choice ... Read More

Easy On-The-Go Snacks for Busy Moms

Even though there may be a few leaves left on the trees, the retail markets are pushing in the holiday ... Read More

More than a Meal: The Extra Benefits of Family Dinners and How to Get Them

"Eat Better, Eat Together," the USDA reminds us this month. The USDA is promoting family togetherness at mealtime because studies ... Read More

Back to School with a Healthy Lunch!

Does your morning groove feel like a grind? Even though you are somewhat adjusted to the new school year’s morning ... Read More

7 Tips for Balanced Summertime Picnics & BBQs

Here in the northeast it’s been raining…a lot. We’re hoping for more outdoor picnic weather soon, but in the meantime ... Read More