Nutrition Labels

50% Off Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten-Free Eating

- Special limited time offer while supplies last. 50% off remaining inventory of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten-Free Eating” ($8.50 plus $4.95 shipping). “This book was written to help you move as simply and easily as possible from a gluten-full to a gluten-free diet. It is chock full of all the basic information you need to get started on ...

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FDA Gluten Free Labeling Update

The FDA is finally moving on regulating the claim “gluten-free” on packages, which is fantastic news!  Lots of people have put in countless hours to make this happen.  We’ve got 1 month left to comment—until October 3rd—and YOUR comment is vital to getting the law YOU want. During the Aug 2nd teleconference, we heard that the comment period was re-opened ...

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Food Nutrition Labels: What the terms mean

The food label is an effort to simplify and encourage the use of nutritional information. It is clear, informative, and detailed, providing everything a consumer would normally need to decide if a food meets their nutritional standards before buying.   Nutrients The common nutrients, such as Total Fat, Cholesterol, and Sodium, are required fields. Other nutrients, such as Iron and Vitamin ...

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How to Get the Most from Gluten-Free Supplements

  Getting enough of the nutrients we need is the most important component of getting well and staying healthy.  If the foods in our diet are deficient, then we must turn to supplements to make up the difference. But what do the ingredient labels mean?  What are the correct amounts we should be taking?  Do vitamins really expire? Nature Made, a producer of vitamins, minerals and herbal ...

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Wegmans Gluten-Free Mixes Recalled

Wegmans Gluten Free Double Chocolate Brownie Mix, All Purpose Baking Mix, Honey Cornbread Mix, and Chocolate Cake Mix have been recalled because they may contain undeclared allergens, including milk, soy or pecans. Individuals who have allergies to those undeclared ingredients are at a serious risk of life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume those products.

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What is “Healthy” Food to You?

In the past few weeks, I’ve had the chance to ponder the question “What is healthy food?” It seems that many of us have very different perceptions. Maybe that’s what stands in our way some times, we think healthy food and healthy eating is not obtainable. It would be so much easier if my brain did not crave things like ...

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