Millions of people become sick and thousands are hospitalized each year due to food borne illnesses. Luckily, practicing good food safety techniques will help to reduce your risk of developing food poisoning. Certain people are more at risk for developing food borne illnesses and need to be extra cautious. This includes older adults, infants and … Continue reading Food Safety 101
If you hadn't already heard about or know someone who has gone gluten-free, now is a great time to learn. May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month. So what exactly is gluten and should it be avoided? We have your answers. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye and the derivatives of … Continue reading Is Gluten Free the Way to Be?
Have you ever wondered what nutrition claims on food packages actually mean? There are many different nutrition claims made on food packages, everything from low-fat to high fiber, but what does “low-fat” or “high fiber” actually mean? Are there standards that are set in order for a company to label their food product as “low-fat” … Continue reading Decoding Nutrition Claims