5 Healthy Gluten-Free Grains

Celiac disease is a hereditary autoimmune disease affecting the ingestion of gluten – a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye – and triggering an immune response that attacks the small intestine. The estimated 1 in 100 people who are diagnosed with celiac disease can suffer from symptoms ranging from diarrhea, bloating, and stomach pains […]

Build the Ultimate Picnic Basket

Pack all your favorite foods and head outdoors to soak up some sun! These old and new picnic favorites will make the perfect spread for all to enjoy. Main Dish Sandwiches You can never go wrong with this picnic classic – sandwiches! Easy to make and store, sandwiches are customizable to everyone’s likings. Choose from […]

National Public Health Week: Grain Foods Help Mend the Gap in Food Inequity

For National Public Health Week, we are focusing on nutritional health and the importance of health equity. Children and adults need access to adequate amounts of nutritious foods to sustain a balanced diet to help with growing and maintaining healthy bodies. But, did you know that in 2021 10.4% of American households faced food insecurity? […]

National Nutrition Month

This March marks the 50th anniversary of National Nutrition Month! Created in 1973 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition Month is intended to educate the population about making smart food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. One of the most distinguishable attributions of eating healthy is the Food Guide […]

Top Myths of Nutrition from Registered Dietitians

While March is National Nutrition Month, making informed choices about your diet is important for every meal of every day all year long. Despite the many advances in modern medicine, we all know someone who has suffered from heart disease, obesity, or diabetes. With every advance in information comes equal but opposite waves of misinformation […]

Share Grains with Your Special Someone

Show your love this Valentine’s Day through the gift of food! These one-of-a-kind recipes are sure to have your special someone asking for seconds on this sweet occasion. Breakfast Lunch Appetizers Dinner Dessert

Heart Health & Grains

Did you know that the World Health Organization states cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally? Did you also know a 2015 study found that eating a healthy diet containing whole grains can reduce the risk of heart disease by one-third? Whole grains aid in having, and keeping, a healthy heart due to […]

The Importance of Folic Acid

What is it? Folic acid is the synthetic (man-made) form of folate, a naturally occurring B vitamin. Why is it important? Folic acid is essential for a wide range of bodily functions, which is why it’s important to include in your daily diet. First and foremost, folic acid helps the body make healthy new red […]

Calorie Burning Methods

The new year has started and so have the resolutions. For many, losing weight or watching what they’re eating is a popular goal to strive for. Cutting calories is a straightforward process, but there are some hacks – and limitations – to look out for when wanting to burn extra calories. Methods One of the […]

Intermittent Fasting 101

What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is best defined as a way of eating that involves extended periods of not consuming foods when a person normally would. This could consist of alternating days of normal eating with days of fasting, where you only consume water and no calories. The fasting phase could also occur during a given day, […]