Are you trying to eat more whole grains? Chances are, even if you’re not trying, you are eating more, and that’s a good thing. A few years ago, the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines advised everyone to eat more whole grains by replacing at least half of our refined grains with whole grains. As a result, food manufacturers, food service providers, and even fast food restaurants have gotten on board to create more whole grain options and help inch us toward that goal. Continue Reading..
Are you a breakfast skipper? If so, you’re not alone. Although 93 percent of Americans asked, said they think it’s the most important meal of the day, an estimated 31 million (almost half) of us don’t eat it. Most skippers either aren’t hungry in the morning and skip to save (why spend the calories on breakfast when I don’t get hungry until later?), or they’re just too busy to take the time to make something. So it’s coffee and out the door, and maybe grab a muffin or donut at work for a little energy. Continue Reading..