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Do the Proposed New Nutrition Fact Labels Go Far Enough?

  After 20 years the FDA has finally proposed to change food nutrition fact labels to better reflect today’s health realities. The refreshed design includes bold text for calories, highlighting of Percent Daily Values (%DV), and the rethinking of serving sizes. All important improvements over existing fact labels but does it go far enough?  …

A few great recipes to make your Super Bowl Party a hit!

Dips in Under 10 Minutes 5 Layer Mexican Dip http://mealplannerpro.com/webRecipes/view/5-Layer-Mexican-Dip-AllRecipes-40011 Loaded Baked Potato Dip http://mealplannerpro.com/webRecipes/view/Loaded-baked-potato-dip-335784 Blue Cheese Guacamole http://mealplannerpro.com/webRecipes/view/Blue-Cheese-Guacamole-Closet-Cooking-54892 Awesome Grilling Grilled Pizza http://mealplannerpro.com/webRecipes/view/Grilled-pizza-369287 Spiced Up Turkey Burgers http://mealplannerpro.com/webRecipes/view/Spiced-up-turkey-burgers-368109 Grilled – Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes http://mealplannerpro.com/webRecipes/view/Grilled_-Loaded-Twice-Baked-Potatoes-Serious-Eats-280696

How Do Cooking Methods Impact on Health?

You can take one item of food and cook using different methods but the end result and the health implications will not necessarily be the same for each cooking method. Why is this? Well, the process of cooking food, including the oils and other substances we use to cook, have a significant influence on nutritional…

Seven Nutritious Food Treasures For Women

The dietary requirement for women differs to that of men, thanks to the differing hormone balance. Amongst other things, women experience monthly cycles, pregnancy, and post natal depression, all of which require certain nutrients to allow the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. Recent research has shown that cauliflower is a vital vegetable for women, particularly…

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4 Fun Facts About Pumpkins

October is the most popular month for pumpkins. Most of the pumpkins grown are sold in October. Pumpkins are not only used as Jack O’ Lanterns, but also eaten in pies and soups. Pumpkin seeds are also eaten and make a good snack. This article outlines 4 facts about pumpkins. 1. Pumpkins are nutritious Pumpkins…