Tagged: food safety

International & Domestic Travel Nutrition Tips

Have a big trip coming up? Whether you’re driving or flying, traveling domestic or abroad, you still have to eat. Your destination will determine what foods are available or if you have the ability to bring your own. Here are some travel nutrition tips!

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When Eating Fish Isn’t So Good for Your Health

For the most part, we all know eating fish is generally good for your health due in part to the good heart health that is provided by an essential nutrient, Omega 3 Fatty Acids. But, what about the other concerns regarding the nutrients such as Mercury that can be present in the water your fish is […]

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Food Temperatures are Critical to Healthy Eating

Food Temperatures are critical to your healthy eating. Especially for meats and those things that should be refrigerated. Here is a little review and tips to keep in mind to stay safe and healthy.

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Can You Count on Food Expiration Dates?

Food Expiration Dates, what do they mean? And are they reliable? Many people do think so and I know that it is taught in school curriculums that children learn to double check labels as to not eat “spoiled” foods. I recently experienced this firsthand when my granddaughters wanted to check the cottage cheese carton before […]

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Are You Eating Old Food? How to Decipher Food Dating

Are dates required on food products? Does it mean the product will be unsafe to use after that date? Here is some of the background information regarding these questions on food dating that we are all faced with on a regular basis.

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Off to School (or Work) with a Safe Bag Lunch

There is nothing more exciting than purchasing a new school lunch bag for the year! Whether it’s off to school or work we go, millions of Americans carry “bag” lunches. Food brought from home can be kept safe if it is first handled and cooked safely. (Check out tips for safely cooking at BBQ’s & […]

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