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California Walnut Commission
Jennifer Olmstead, Marketing Director, Domestic Public Relations, California Walnut Board & Commission
Carol Berg Sloan RDN, FAND, Health Research Director, California Walnut Commission
Walnuts are the only nut – and one of the few foods – that provide an excellent source of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), the plant-based omega-3 fatty acid with 2.5 grams in a one ounce serving. For more than 25 years, the California Walnut Commission has supported scientiﬁc research through more than 100 publications on the consumption of walnuts and outcomes in the areas of heart health, healthy aging (cognitive health and physical function), cancer prevention, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, weight, the Mediterranean diet and male reproductive health.
Josh Haines, Marketing Brand Manager - Food Service
Chicken of the Sea has been a leader in delivering fresh, delicious, high-quality canned seafood to Americans for more than 100 years. Our dedication and commitment to health, nutrition, and seafood sustainability guide us in developing the products, recipes, in-store programming, research and conveniences we bring to market each day. At Chicken of the Sea we believe that life is fuller and more enjoyable when we open ourselves to new possibilities. We thrive on exploring new tastes, discovering new experiences and developing innovative products that health professionals feel good about recommending for improved health, longevity and quality of life.
Divina brings you the ingredients to a good life; heart-healthy Mediterranean olives and antipasti that are hand-harvested and responsibly produced. We support biodiversity and promote the lifestyle and culinary heritage of the Mediterranean
Allison Pigatto, MS, RD, LDN, Nutrition Engagement and Outreach Intern
Eggs are a nutrition powerhouse. One large egg has 6 grams of high-quality protein, varying amounts of 13 essential vitamins and minerals, and the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin, all for 70 calories. The Egg Nutrition Center is the science and nutrition education division of the American Egg Board. Its mission is to be a credible source of nutrition and health information and the acknowledged leader in research and education related to eggs.
Our vision is to introduce the world to the beneﬁts of the Greek Mediterranean diet by combining Greek products based on olive oil with our penchant for tradition and simplicity.
Gaea is much more than elegantly-packaged wholesome foods and ﬁne ingredients. It is a genuine philosophy of life, with a deep appreciation of nature. We’ve always favored non-aggressive harvesting over large volumes and high yields. Although we invest heavily in research and employ cutting-edge technology, we never stray too much from time-honored practices.
We are the ﬁrst non-GMO and carbon neutral olive oil worldwide and hope to become international ambassadors of top-quality olive oil products and a better, healthier, more fulﬁlling way of eating—and living.
Extra Virgin Olive OilGluten FreePolyphenolsTruthful labelingVegan
Love One Today® is a science-based food and wellness education program developed to encourage Americans to include fresh Hass avocados in everyday healthy eating plans to help increase fruit and vegetable intake and as a delicious, cholesterol-free, whole food source of naturally good fats. Per serving (one-third of the medium fruit), avocados provide a good source of ﬁber, 6 grams of unsaturated fats and they are sodium- and sugar-free.
Mediterra® is the ﬁrst company to oﬀer ready-to-eat nutrition bars inspired by the Mediterranean Diet. Mediterra® nutrition bars in Savory and Yogurt and Oats oﬀer a healthy snack alternative incorporating healthy fats, grains, seeds, vegetables, fruits and greens. Rich in vegetables, nuts, herbs and seeds the bars also contain protein-rich pea crisps, amaranth and olive oil. Each Savory Bar weighs 1.23 ounces and is all-natural, non-GMO, Gluten-Free, certiﬁed kosher, dairy free and vegan. Mediterra® bars are loaded with ﬁber, nutrients and vitamins instead of complex sugars, and saturated fats. It will fundamentally change a person’s idea of a snack bar. It’s on-the-go fuel that’s perfectly suited for the marathon of contemporary life.
Did you know that sun dried tomatoes pack more nutrition per ounce than fresh tomatoes? Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomatoes naturally have 12 times more lycopene than fresh tomatoes. Many studies, including those published in Cancer Epidemiology, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, The Journal of Nutrition, Biomarkers & Prevention, and more show that lycopene helps to improve immune function, reduce the risk of heart disease, certain cancer, diabetes, cataracts, asthma, and even oﬀer protection from UV rays.
Dish on Fish is an initiative sponsored by theNational Fisheries Instituteto encourage Americans to eat seafood at least twice a week, as recommended by theUS Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Seafood is among the only natural sources of healthy omega-3s, which boost brain and heart health. Come to DishOnFish.com to bookmark new seafood recipes and learn relevant, relatable and easy-to-understand health and nutrition information about seafood.Dish on Fish is an initiative sponsored by theNational Fisheries Instituteto encourage Americans to eat seafood at least twice a week, as recommended by theUS Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Seafood is among the only natural sources of healthy omega-3s, which boost brain and heart health. Come to DishOnFish.com to bookmark new seafood recipes and learn relevant, relatable and easy-to-understand health and nutrition information about seafood.
Since 1989, the North American Olive Oil Association has been conducting research, monitoring olive oil quality in the marketplace, and promoting the health and culinary beneﬁts of olive oil. Countless studies continue to prove the many beneﬁts of including olive oil in our diets and yet consumers and chefs often remain confused about the various types of olive oil and the most eﬀective ways to use each of them. Contact the NAOOA for industry statistics, tips on selecting olive oil and reading olive oil labels, substitution suggestions, consumer and foodservice research, recipes and photos, olive oil myth-busters, and more!
We invite health professionals to join us at our Second Annual Olive Oil Conference. Insights from experts related to health, cooking and trade will be delivered always with a focus on practical applications.