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Costco offers diabetes, heart-healthy shopping guide

Regular readers know I’m a big Costco shopper and usually deconstruct a Costco food court salad once a week for a lunch there after my shopping trip. 89 more words


The Name Game: Alternative Names for Sugar

I had mentioned in a previous post (which can be found here) that added sugars have different names.   This week, I am going to give you a handy guide to finding the sneaky little bastards (as in, grams of sugar) in your food. 254 more words


Serving Size Changes and How They Affect You

Are your food labels in accordance with the new FDA serving size change guidelines? One of the recent changes is that the serving size requirement is to be included in the new Nutrition Facts label. 98 more words

Food Labels

Choosing Foods as a Mom!

It’s pretty accurate to say I’m a lifelong farmer. I grew up on a family farm the first eighteen years of my life. As regular readers know, I’ve been dairy farming with my husband since we got married in 2009. 867 more words

Agriculture ( In General)

Not my honey

So remember that setback the other day that had me down with a headache and upset stomach for three days? I think I may have found the culprit, and it’s mostly my fault because I wasn’t paying attention to food labels.   437 more words

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Why You Should Know How Much Sugar is in Your Food

The FDA recently announced the new Nutrition Facts Label for food packages in May 2016 and there were some changes with respect to how much sugar content is in the food. 116 more words

Food Labels

Deciphering the labels

Many people believe that by reading food labels they are making informed purchases, but the truth is labels like cage free, free range, grass-fed, organic, wild caught, etc. 852 more words