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Grilling This Weekend? Add Some Veggies and Fruit

Foodamentals By May 25, 2011 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Grilled Peaches As summer is approaching, it is time once again to get outdoors and enjoy the nice weather. For many that means barbequeing. At the end of last summer, I posted some tips for grilling veggies and fruits which are chock full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals and important to a healthy diet. I want to share them again with you today. Happy Grilling!

Zucchini, eggplant, asparagus, pineapple, peaches, even apples are all great vegetables and fruit to try on the grill.  read more

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ShopWell On The Go: Mobile App Launched!

Keeping It Fresh By October 22, 2010 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

You told us you wanted an app, and we listened. The mobile version of ShopWell is now available for the iPhone. Check it out — it's Free!

ShopWell mobile is the perfect complement to www.shopwell.com, delivering personalized food scores in the store or on the go. You can use the app to scan products, see the nutrition label, ingredient information, and recommended alternative products right on your iPhone.  No need to squint at labels anymore!

Even more exciting–if you’ve already created a profile on the web, you’ll be able to see your own personalized food score for every product you look up.  And if not, you’ll still be able to see food scores for general health.  Either way, you can quickly find out what's in your favorite foods. read more

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A Brand New Welcome

Keeping It Fresh By August 23, 2010 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

You may have noticed that we have a whole new look at www.shopwell.com. We've redesigned our Welcome Page to be cleaner, clearer and more fun. Let us know what you think!

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Egg, Meat, Fish Safety

Foodamentals By August 20, 2010 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

With the news of the current egg recall, it’s good time to talk about food safety. Uncooked shell eggs and raw meat, fish, poultry and seafood always carry a risk of foodborne illness, so following a few simple tips can help decrease your risk.

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Why a Low Sodium Diet?

Foodamentals By August 13, 2010 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

The American Heart Association recommends Americans consume less than 1500mg of sodium per day. Why is this important? A low sodium diet can help you maintain a healthy blood pressure and help you reduce your chance of developing heart disease.

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