Blog Archives for 2011

BY Therese Pompa ON December 14, 2011
Hear Lisa Cimperman provide tips on how to keep off the pounds during the holiday season. Lisa Cimperman MS, RD, LD received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Nutrition at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She works at University Hospitals Case Medical Center where she...
CATEGORIES: Experts, In the News
BY Shannon McNamara ON November 11, 2011
On November 6 the Decatur (Ill.) Herald & Review published an editorial, calling for the FDA to approve the name change from High Fructose Corn Syrup to Corn Sugar. The H&R editorial staff wrote that consumers are now “more aware of what’s on food labels” therefore emphasizing the need for...
CATEGORIES: In the News
BY Rosanne Rust ON October 13, 2011
There seems to be a disturbing trend these days to make assumptions based on hearsay, or formulate opinions without understanding the real facts. I'd bet there are a few parents out there who have made such false statements about the National School Lunch that, unknown to them, aren't based on fact...
CATEGORIES: Experts, School Nutrition
BY Neva Cochran ON October 12, 2011
Image by USDAgov via FlickrNational School Lunch Week, October 10-14, 2011, caps off the School Nutrition Association’s “School Lunch – Let’s Grow Healthy” campaign, which was launched in August. As part of NSL week, Wednesday, October 12th is “National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day.” This day...
BY Dr. Susan Mitchell ON October 11, 2011
Healthy school lunches may seem like an oxymoron but not any longer. 53,000 school nutrition professionals who are members of the School Nutrition Association are serving up Rachel Ray’s healthy school recipes or partnering with Michelle Obama’s campaign Let’s Move!Did you know that children and...
BY Neva Cochran ON September 15, 2011
In July, I attended the national conference of the School Nutrition Association, working in the CRA exhibit booth. This meeting in Nashville attracted over 3,000 school nutrition professionals. Working under strict USDA nutrition guidelines and food safety standards with reimbursement of just $1.60...
CATEGORIES: Experts, Nutrition
BY Neva Cochran ON June 29, 2011
June is National Dairy Month so what better time to make sure you’re getting enough milk and other dairy foods in your diet? While almost everyone knows milk is a great source of calcium – 75% of the calcium in our food supply comes from milk products – it’s also a good source of protein, vitamins...
CATEGORIES: Uncatergorized
BY Therese Pompa ON June 8, 2011
Refuting Dr. Mark Hyman’s Extreme Views about High Fructose Corn Syrup. “In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.”Walter Cronkite Mark Hyman, M.D., recently wrote an article in The Huffington Post about the “5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You.” The article was...
CATEGORIES: Experts, Responses, Studies
BY Cassandra Kuball ON June 3, 2011
I had the joy of visiting my family farm over the Easter holiday. I was excited to see my family but even more thrilled to take in the beauty of the farm, with our rolling fields and welcoming dairy cows. I found that this was also a perfect time to visit as the excitement for planting is starting...
CATEGORIES: On the Farm
BY Neva Cochran ON May 24, 2011
“Eat Right with Color,” encourages us to choose foods from all the colors of the rainbow to achieve the most nutrient-rich meals. And what better place to start than breakfast? Consider these easy, flavorful ideas to add a variety of colors to your morning meals:Fruit: Slice peaches on cereal,...
CATEGORIES: Experts, Nutrition

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