Tagged: grocery shopping

What the New Nutrition Facts Label Means for You

Did you know that there have been no significant changes to the nutrition facts label since its creation in 1993? The wait is over folks! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the new Nutrition Facts Label that will be required on all products by January 2020. Some companies have begun to change […]

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Home Food Delivery Services Review

In today’s busy world one of the things that consumers have come to rely upon and enjoy is home shopping. This is for good reason because many families are working around the clock and need the assistance of home shopping services. Systems for shopping are easy to use online and are well organized to present […]

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Navigating Your Way Around the Grocery Store

Most of us know that having a plan when it comes to navigating your way around the grocery store is ideal. But in order to make that plan, you have to understand why you’re there in the first place and what you’re looking to accomplish with your overall nutrition.

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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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Understanding the Content of Your Favorite Yogurt

We all know we love our yogurt. It has been a part of our everyday breakfast, lunch, and for sure, a snack choice for some time. Today, yogurt comes in such a variety of flavors, and forms, that we have many, many choices available to us.

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Stocking Your Kitchen for Quick and Healthy Meals

Most of us don’t want to be spending all day in the kitchen preparing food for our families. Nevertheless, we want homemade meals that taste good and are healthy. In my house it starts with, “what would you like for breakfast?” at which point we begin searching the cereal drawer, the fruit basket, and refrigerator to see if it is […]

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Promise and Problems of Genetically Modified Foods

The term “genetically modified organisms” or GMO has become a controversial topic as its benefits for both food producers and consumers are accompanied by potential biomedical and environmental side effects. There has been an increase in the concern by consumers about food products containing GMOs, especially from the short- and long- term health problems which […]

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3 Misleading Food Labels You Need to Understand

With the move towards higher quality food items, many of us can be confused about the way our foods are described today on packaging food labels and through advertising. Here’s a few common food labels and what they really mean.

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Dissecting Your Grocery Cart

Grocery shopping. Some people love it, some people hate it, but it’s a necessary thing and, believe it or not, there is a correct way to shop. There are lots of things to consider when you head to the store. Budget, diet, what you like and what you don’t. All too often we go to […]

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A Guide to Choosing Healthier Condiments

Most of the time we think primarily about the meat entrée we are going to serve for dinner, and not about the condiments we are going to serve with it. Today, we have many different choices to suit anyone’s palate, but what about all those added ingredients in condiments? For example, there are a variety of various ketchups, mustards, mayonnaise […]

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