diet Tag


The Simple Way to Avoid Hidden Sodium

09:32 23 March in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller Do you know how much salt you consume daily? As the federal government pointed out recently, the foods we eat often contain a lot more sodium than we realize, even when they don’t taste particularly salty! For example: 1 packet Quaker instant oatmeal, maple...


October: Vegetarian Awareness Month

08:53 06 October in GreenMarket

By Paula Detwiller How many vegetarians do you know? A 2008 study estimated that about 3 percent of U.S. adults follow a vegetarian diet, while an additional 10 percent say they follow a “vegetarian-inclined” diet, which can mean any number of things. In honor of Vegetarian Awareness...


So Long Food Pyramid!

16:27 10 June in GreenMarket
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by Paula Detwiller Nutritionists around the country stood up and cheered recently when the federal government officially retired the Food Pyramid, replacing it with a much more intuitive guide to healthy eating: the Plate diagram. The Food Pyramid had been around since 1992, but people had difficulty...