Use our Resource Directory to ﬁnd free health and wellness resources from food companies, commodity boards and nutrition nonproﬁts. Recipes, in-store programming, details on procuring samples for your demos (and everything in between) are just a click away.
Hass Avocado Board
Jessica Hall, Account Executive, FoodMinds
650-860-5010 ext. 304
Lauren Shelar, Account Supervisor, FoodMinds
650-860-5010 ext. 303
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.
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.
The amazing onion provides layers of ﬂavor, color, and texture to a wide variety of dishes and cuisines. On the surface, they seem like a simple vegetable, but underneath they have an interesting story, and their appeal goes far beyond ﬂavor when you consider their role in history and our health.
Onions are prized not only for their ﬂavorful addition to our meals but for their value-added health components.
High in vitamin C, onions are a good source of ﬁber and contain only 64 calories per one-cup serving.In addition, onion bulbs have a unique combination of three families of compounds scientists believe to have valuable eﬀects on human health — fructans, ﬂavonoids and organosulfur compounds.
The National Watermelon Promotion Board (NWPB), based in Winter Springs, Florida, was established in 1989 as an agricultural promotion group to promote watermelon in the United States and in various markets abroad. Funded through a self-mandated industry assessment paid by more than 1,500 watermelon producers, handlers, and importers, NWPB’s mission is to increase consumer demand for watermelon through promotion, research and education programs.
Watermelon is a multivitamin unto itself, with each serving providing an excellent source of Vitamin C and a good source of Vitamins A and B6 with only 80 calories. Watermelon consumption per capita in the United States was an estimated 15.9 pounds in 2016. Watermelon consumption in the United States was approximately 5.1 billion pounds in 2016 according to Agricultural Marketing Service, an agency within the United States Department of Agriculture. The United States exported an additional 348.7 million pounds of watermelon.
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.
Oldways is a non-proﬁt organization dedicated to educating people about healthier food choices. Most of the nutrition messages consumers hear convince them that all eating leads to guilt (I ate it!) or deprivation (I didn’t!). Oldways espouses a third way — a message of delicious plenty, with practical speciﬁcs about building a life-sustaining relationship with good food.
Through our programs, we have developed a myriad of resources, many of them free and easily downloadable. In addition to the Oldways Nutrition Exchange, we invite you to explore our other Oldways programs including:
Unilever launched the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan as a blueprint for achieving our vision to grow our business, while decreasing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact. A key pillar of this global initiative is to help more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being.
Our vision is to make food that tastes good, does good, and doesn’t cost the earth. Hence, we are launching a new in-store platform, “Make Meals that Do More”, that will provide your shoppers with deliciously simple nutritious recipes with sustainability messaging to help drive category growth.