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When we discuss traditional diets and lifestyles, fresh ingredients and the importance of eating meals together are both at the top of the list. But...
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A couple of years ago someone asked me, “Why does it matter that a cheese got some fancy medal in a competition abroad?” The average consumer and...
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Photo courtesy of Toby Glanville & Sophie Davidson The cover of the recently published cookbook Food from Across Africa entices you with a...
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When the Culinary Institute of America puts meat on second string , you know that plant-centric plates are the foods of the future and must be...
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Photo courtesy of Citizens for Farm Animal Protection, citizensforfarmanimals.com As we near the end of Vegtoberfest , and as we prepare to put this...
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We’re just back from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ annual Food & Nutrition Conference Expo (FNCE), held this year in Boston, October 15...
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Last week was National School Lunch Week , an annual celebration of the National School Lunch Program that strives to provide nutritionally balanced...
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Consumers everywhere are seeking out ways to include more whole grains in their diet, and not just for the health benefits. These days it’s the fuller...
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From grains to beans to greens, plant foods can be combined to create an endless list of nourishing, delicious meals found around the world. And...
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Our oceans abound with glorious sea life, from algae to zebra fish. And how fortunate for us that these bodies of water have been a source of...
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Our Whole Grains Away from Home conference, held September 25-27 in Chicago, was an enchanting reunion of the foodservice industry’s most inspiring...
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My excitement around the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) began many years ago when they first...

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