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June 16, 2017 by Kristy Del Coro, Senior Culinary Nutritionist
Americans drink more coffee this year than last year...but is all this coffee good for us? In her latest blog, Kristy Del Coro talks about coffee and what the latest research and recommendations say.
May 26, 2017 by Kristy Del Coro, Senior Culinary Nutritionist
Inspired by spring ingredients, Kristy Del Coro created this delicious grain salad, featuring farro, freekeh, chickpeas, strawberries and asparagus.
May 8, 2017 by Yael Akilov, Dietetic Intern
An infographic from Dietetic Intern Yael Akilov explains the gut microbiome and importance of prebiotics and probiotics in our diet.
April 30, 2017 by Yael Akilov, Dietetic Intern
Dietetic Intern Yael Akilov explains the functions of gut microbiome and gives sources of prebiotics and probiotics that could help your overall health.
April 18, 2017 by Anna Lin, Dietetic Intern
Are you avoiding cholesterol because it may increase your risk of cardiovascular disease? Dietetic Intern Anna reviews most recent scientific research and dietary guidelines to help you understand more clearly about dietary cholesterol.
March 27, 2017 by Kristy Del Coro, Senior Culinary Nutritionist
If you're watching your carbs, Kristy's Cauliflower Tabouleh is a great away to enjoy this grain-free version of this Mediterranean side dish.
February 8, 2017 by Kristy Del Coro, Senior Culinary Nutritionist
Chickpea liquid, or aquafaba, is popping up in more and more recipes. In her tuna salad, Kristy uses chickpeas and the aquafaba to make a chickpea "mayo" for a lighter take on this lunch staple.
January 31, 2017 by Jessica Gilbertson, Dietetic Intern
When you think of fiber, do you think of the hard to digest parts of fruits and vegetables, or do you think of synthetic texturizers and other food additives? Dietetic Intern Jessie looks at the definition of fiber more closely to help you differentiate and know what may be changing in 2017.
January 19, 2017 by Kristy Del Coro, Senior Culinary Nutritionist
With the new administration, there will no doubt be changes to food and environmental policies. Kirsty takes a look at the direction of food policy under the new administration and ways you can stay informed.
January 17, 2017 by Allison Aaron, Sr. Culinary Nutritionist
It can take 3 years for a farm to transition to organic...now the USDA is partnering with the Organic Trade Association to create a program that certifies operations during this transition period.