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“I Only Shop the Perimeter” – A Nutritional Humblebrag Myth, Debunked

Foodamentals By February 4, 2017 Tags: , , , No Comments

As a dietitian, I often find that others try to relate to me with their knowledge of the latest nutrition media stories and trends, which of course I love to discuss. However, I sometimes cringe at some of the blanket nutrition rules that are echoed to me from the media, such as “all carbs are bad” or “dairy will make you fat”. And one of the most persistent statements I hear is I only shop in the perimeter of the grocery store”.

Liar. (99.9% of the time)

Okay, wait…for real? If yes, then I have so many questions for you… read more

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The New Food Label Is Here!

Foodamentals, Health Care Professionals By May 20, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

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The Food and Drug Administration released the guidelines for the new Nutrition Facts Panel today, or as it’s affectionately called by health professionals, the NFP. The Nutrition Facts Panel may be a few decades old but it hasn’t changed much since it was introduced in 1993. It has become an essential  tool for people to figure out how nutritional value of the food they eat. There are some pretty awesome changes you’ll start to see on food labels over the next few years. The new NFP will: read more

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