Food Chains Making Nutritional Moves

Check out this story about Burger King removing soda from its children’s menu. Other fast-food restaurants have made such moves, but are these moves getting much attention. In addition, some restaurants are looking for ways to stand out more regarding food nutrition. Check out the story and learn more. It will be interesting to see

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Fresh or Frozen Vegetables

Which one is more nutritous? You may think the answer seems obvious, but it really depends. Check out this video and learn more about what makes vegetables nutritious. It gives some great examples of why you might want to consider buying vegetables fresh and frozen depending upon your circumstance. photo credit: produce via photopin (license)

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Calories on Menus – Closer Look

Check out this news story regarding calories and food items. People really need to understand what they are eating and put it in perspective with respect to their health needs.

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National Canned Food Month

February is national canned food month. I had never heard about this recognition before till I read this article, “It’s National Canned Food Month, so try something from the pantry” by Lee Ward, February 3, 2015. The article makes some interesting points about canned food and it is well-worth reading. One of the areas it

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A Closer Look at Gluten

This is a must-see video! See why high protein bread flour produces higher level loaves of bread. High protein bread flours contains a lot of gluten and makes bread rise and trap air. Cake flour dough contains a bit of gluten for structure but does not require extreme growth. I thought this video really shows what a

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Using LED Lighting to Extend Beef Shelf Life

I came across this article, “Hoping to prevent gray ground beef, MU researchers see red with LED lights” by Steve Everly, January 18, 2015 and it looks at a study  using LED lights. Light and oxygen help turn the color of ground beef into a light gray or brown color. However, those beef samples that

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Flu Season is Peaking Early in 2015

Check out these new stories regarding the flu season this year. Many stories are being reported, but I think these two stories really address the issue with facts. The flu and other viruses are being reported too. Continue to educate yourself and talk to your children’s doctors. How effective has the flu vaccine been this

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Check out this Soda Pop Experiment

Check out this video and see how sugar content can affect normal density and weight of an object. Something to think about the next time you reach for that soda pop.

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Selling Treats Online

Looking to sell your home baked, treats online in 2015? Take time to have your product properly labeled and tested.

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Restaurants Posting Calorie Information

Restaurants have until November to comply with the national regulations regarding the notification of calorie information for food items. Will this regulation help consumer become more aware of the amount of calories they are consuming at restaurant establishments? This news report looks at this topic from the view of the restaurant owner and the restaurant consumer. photo

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