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Panera Bread Menu is Now 100% Clean

Panera Bread has announced that its entire U.S. food menu and portfolio of Panera at Home products are now free from all artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, and colors from artificial sources as defined by the company’s No No List, inclusive of 96 separate ingredients and additive ...

Decoding Nutrition Labels What You Should Be Paying Attention To

Life might not come with a manual, but your food does! Whether you have sensitivities, want to lose weight, or just eat healthier, nutrition labels are your key to success. Once you’ve flipped, twisted, and twirled your box of cereal around and located the label, the numbers and information ...

The Best Foods To Buy In Bulk

Food scraps are the No. 1 material sent to landfills. That’s a lot of overripe tomatoes that could be turned into cocktails. Celery hearts that could actually produce a new stalk if put in a glass of water. Corn cobs that could be made into a silky broth. Potato peels that could be baked into ...

How Can I Make Barbecue Healthier?

These tips can help you get out there and enjoy some barbecue at restaurants without compromising your health goals.By Rachael Derr, RDQ: “I love my barbecue but hate feeling guilty after I order it. How can you make barbecue healthier?”A: Summer is here and with Labor Day ...

Cinnamon’s Health Benefits

Cinnamon has been used as long has recorded history itself. The Egyptians used it in their embalming process and even the Old Testament mentions it as one of the ingredients for anointing oils. The ancients knew of cinnamon's health benefits and it was so treasured that at one time, it was said ...

Spirulina: Is This Algae the Next Superfood?

Citing from the Handbook of Marine Microalgae Biotechnology Advance, Spirulina is a wonderful future food source. Being highly regarded as the next superfood - Spirulina has a complete list of proteins, vitamins, essential minerals and omega-3. The Aztecs, who lived in lake Chad, were said to ...

Get the Scoop on Whole Grains The What, Why & Where to Find Them

What is a whole grain? Is it wheat?  Whole wheat? And where does gluten fit in? If you’re among the many Americans who are confused by these terms, today we are setting the record straight! The What: What is a whole grain? Is it wheat?  Whole wheat? And where does gluten fit in? If ...

8 “Healthy” Foods That Are Actually Really Bad for You

1. ENERGY BARS Especially when they tout how much fiber and protein they're packed with — or how minimal their "net carb" count is — energy bars may seem like super-healthy snacks. (After all, they're sold at health food stores and most gyms, and athletes eat them, so...?) But before you ...

What Foods Can Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Many studies have been conducted recently to explore possible correlations between certain foods and prevention of these diseases. But which foods should we focus on and why?By Rachael Derr, RDQ: “Are there foods that can help reduce the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s ...

10 Vegan Recipes

The health benefits of a plant-based diet and vegan recipes from Cuisinicity to add to your flexitarian, vegetarian or vegan diet.First things first: You don’t have to call yourself a vegan or even follow a vegan diet to enjoy vegan recipes as part of your weekly food intake. In fact, ...