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Things to Look for on Food Labels

Things to Look for on Food Labels Why care about food labels? In real estate market, the mantra is location, location, and location.  The equivalent for packaged and processed foods is label, label, and label. When choosing the foods to stock your pantry knowing what to look for in nutrition facts always starts with the label.  The FDA requires food labels on packaged items that include information on portion size, calories, and percent value of the categories from the food pyramid as...

4 Tips for Vegan Eating

4 Tips for Vegan Eating What is veganism? The nature of our modern diets has led some to believe that meals are not hearty without meat.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Those who have chosen to be vegetarians or vegans, as well as chefs, restaurant owners and cookbook authors have designed many ways to combine food into tasty vegan recipes. The diets of vegans are considered more restrictive than that of vegetarians who may still eat eggs, milk and cheese. To adhere...