Carbs Restake Their Claim
The healthfulness of whole grains has redeemed the image of some carbohydrates. However, processors may need to police themselves when it comes to truth in labeling.
New Dietary Guidelines Identify Vitamin Shortfalls
As all manner of nutrition and health professionals have scrutinized proposals for the new Dietary Guidelines, it has become clear—or has it?—that many Americans aren't getting adequate amounts of certain vitamins.
Health Squeeze: We've Got the Juice!
Juices and juice beverages are not what you think. True, they’re delicious, refreshing and thirst-quenching. But Americans are enjoying juices in ways unimagined even a few short years ago.
Regulatory Issues: Meal Replacements -- Convenience or Compromise?
Proponents tout the nutritional advantages of meal replacements over “empty” calorie alternatives and believe the calorie-controlled portions can be beneficial for weight loss and maintenance. Critics discourage reliance on meal replacements, because such usage may decrease the servings of so-called “real food” like fruits and vegetables. And then there are significant labeling issues to grapple with...
Berries: An Ounce of Prevention
A feast for the eyes as well as the palate, berries have moved beyond their traditional summertime slot to year-round availability, both fresh and frozen.