Health & Wellness

Christine Cochran from the Grain Foods Foundation discusses news on grain-related issues.

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Reducing dietary sodium levels

April 4, 2014

Before heading into spring, I often reflect on the progress I’ve made both professionally and personally since the new year. 


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The diet balancing act

March 10, 2014

Boasting before-and-after pictures of dieters, fad-diet marketers often make sweeping promises that tell followers they will “lose weight fast.” 


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Vitamins and minerals: Going mainstream

February 12, 2014

Walking through the grocery store recently, I overheard a conversation between two people going through their shopping list. “All we are missing is some protein,” said one patron to the other. 


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Common sense in, fad diets out

January 10, 2014

Happy New Year! January marks the unofficial “official” start of the diet season. The pressure of New Year’s resolutions, coupled with added weight (and guilt) from overindulging over the holiday season, seems to send the nation into a dieting frenzy year after year. 


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Omega 3 fatty acids and other antioxidants

November 11, 2013

Omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants have become household words. The body doesn’t make Omega 3s, so we must get them in our food supply. Fortunately, thousands of antioxidants are found in grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes.


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The skinny on whole and ancient grains

September 16, 2013
Whole grains have become a household word, and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that half of our grain consumption be from whole grains.
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Bulking up on fiber facts

August 16, 2013
Adding fiber to grain products and snacks has become quite popular
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Baking with nuts and seeds

July 15, 2013
Bakers are always looking for new ways to add value to their baked goods, and nuts and seeds are a great way to do so.
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A summer full of safe, healthy food

June 17, 2013
Summer’s here and after all of the bad weather and miserable cold we endured this winter and spring, we can now enjoy those picnics and barbeques.
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The challenge of childhood obesity

May 14, 2013
Childhood obesity is a hugely complex challenge that’s often viewed very simplistically and incorrectly—too many calories and too little exercise.
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Come check out the latest edition of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery! This month's edition features a special look into the family-owned Ballreich Bros. manufacturer in Tiffin, Ohio.

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