Insights & Actions for Healthy Living
Personalized Nutrition Using Big Data — Have You Tried It?

Personalized Nutrition Using Big Data — Have You Tried It?

Many of us search for the magic bullet that will make us healthy, help us absorb vitamin supplements more effectively or, even better, enable us to lose weight. What if you could learn things about your own body that could affect your health and give you true actionable steps in order to achieve a healthier… Continue Reading

Time to Enjoy the Bounty at Your Farmer’s Market

Time to Enjoy the Bounty at Your Farmer’s Market

A rainbow is what you will see when you visit the local farmer’s market! Some city dwellers are fortunate enough to be able to go to a farm fresh market every week while the rest of us have to wait for the peak of the summer when the crops begin to produce. Some produce comes… Continue Reading

Gastrointestinal Health Starts Young  — Are Your Kids in Balance?

Gastrointestinal Health Starts Young — Are Your Kids in Balance?

Keeping our gut (gastrointestinal tract) healthy has become a subject of conversation lately. Adults have begun seeking a variety of foods to help keep their bowels healthy, even if they aren’t exactly the first choice for a meal or snacks. Research has shown how important our microbiota (gut health) is to our immunity and overall… Continue Reading

Detective Foodsafe® Asks: Have you Washed Your Fruit Today?

Detective Foodsafe® Asks: Have you Washed Your Fruit Today?

Confusion about what, when, and how to properly wash fruit is unfortunately common. What will you be protecting yourself from when you wash your fruit — or don’t wash your fruit — before eating? Detective Foodsafe® talks to many consumers and professionals who aren’t always washing the fruit they eat and putting themselves and customers… Continue Reading

Filling Nutrition Gaps for the Over 50 Club

Filling Nutrition Gaps for the Over 50 Club

Nutritionists and other medical professionals often worry about the nutrition of growing children or seniors over 65. Most people realize that young children need all the building blocks that good nutrition brings so that they can grow and develop. Aging seniors also need good nutrition to fight chronic diseases, stay healthy and prevent functional decline… Continue Reading

Recipe Renovation® for Health at Your Easter Dinner

Recipe Renovation® for Health at Your Easter Dinner

Spring makes its presence known on our Easter table as we come together with family and friends. We enjoy fresh foods, family favorite recipes and a burst of color to celebrate the season of rebirth. We love to put fresh flowers and blooming bulbs in the center of our table as one more way to… Continue Reading

Let’s Repurpose to Reduce Food Waste

Let’s Repurpose to Reduce Food Waste

We all want to reduce our food waste and lower our weekly grocery bill. In my recent article, Avoid Wasting Precious Food — Use It or Store It Properly we learned ways to use our produce efficiently and to properly store it to prolong its shelf life. When we use it before it has to be tossed,… Continue Reading

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