Grains Go Old-School, Really Old-School

I am very much a whole grain gal. My mom made our sandwiches on whole wheat bread before it was fashionable to do so. I eat whole grain cereal for breakfast almost every day. And dinner usually includes a whole grain side dish. So I was really excited to see a lot of whole grain

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Cooking by Number -- Stuffed Squash

Here on the East Coast, we haven’t had much of a winter. The temps are pretty warm – today’s one of the colder days and we’re in the high 30s – and snow has been in short supply since the freak October 29 snowstorm. Nonetheless, it’s still the perfect season for stuffed winter squash. I

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Let's Focus on the Benefits of Eating Wholegrains

Although eating 50% of grains as processed grains may not be harmful per new study (http://bit.ly/w4GymO), better and more positive message is to eat more whole grains for better health.

No surprise that Americans eat #MyPlate 2% of time

Not many restaurant entrees are half vegetables and fruit and whole grains are hard to find on the menu

Unhealthy eating habits start young

C’mon parents.Its up to u to serve more veggies & whole grains and fewer cookies & snax.Nestle FITS says kids get more calories from snax than healthy.They don’t buy food; you do.

#NPDGroup finds consumers want smaller portions.

Cut portions strategically a la #Volumetrics-smaller amounts of calorie-rich food and more veggies and fruits, salads, soups, fat-free dairy, whole grains.

Research findings continue to support #Volumetrics

Harvard study shows weight loss benefits from eating vegetables, fruits, whole grains, yogurt in Counting Calories? Your Weight-Loss Plan May Be Outdated – http://nyti.ms/q2Ouf7

Grabbing for Grains

This week’s SupermarketGuru.com, one of many food and nutrition communications publications that cross my desk, mentions that shoppers are confused about shopping for whole grains.

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