Making Veggies the Star

2020 is just around the corner and plant-based diets and trends seem to be moving with full steam ahead! This movement keeps both human health and the planet in mind. If balanced right, the medical…

Read the post »

CBD in Food: Worth the Risk?

If you attended the National Restaurant Association Show back in May (2019), you can attest that CBD has started to take over the food supply. Booth after booth promoted products that were infused with CBD…

Read the post »

How Millennials are changing kids’ meals

            Millennials are known for changing the way diners eat to be more conscious of their choices and overall healthier. The food industry has morphed into an atmosphere of create your own and farm to fork…

Read the post »

Eating Healthy for the Holidays

The holidays are known as a time for indulgence. Whether it's buying lavish gifts or stacking your house so full of lights it can be seen from space, there's no denying that people like to…

Read the post »

Eating "Clean": What are consumers really looking for when dining out?

The days of glazing over ingredients when purchasing food are coming to a close.  Now, more than ever, health food stores and farm to table restaurants are popping up everywhere, and they are packed with…

Read the post »

What’s the hysteria about Listeria?

By Jeffrey Weissinger, COO of Kitchens with Confidence You need not dig into the news today to read about Listeria and the dangerous effects that is has on people, especially those who are pregnant, elderly and…

Read the post »

Pick Your Poison: Natural and Artificial Flavors

As many of the major American holidays have passed, new year's resolutions are occupying our minds rather than visions of sugarplums – or are they? February is here and that means Valentine's Day. Valentine's Day,…

Read the post »

Nutrient Spotlight Series: Unsaturated Fat

The fat-free craze in America started in the late 1980s when the scientific community started to correlate high-fat diets with heart disease and premature death. Rather than focusing on certain types of fats over others,…

Read the post »

Nutrient Spotlight Series: Saturated Fat

Is coconut oil the cure for all that ails us? Is the Paleo diet, focused on higher-fat ingredients coming largely from animal sources, the healthiest way to eat? Should full-fat dairy be re-introduced to the…

Read the post »

Nutrient Spotlight Series: Sugar

Over the last decade, the major nutrients of concern in most dietary recommendations have shifted to include sugar. Although a large body of evidence relating long-term sugar consumption to health disparities is lacking, sugar has…

Read the post »