Preservatives

A set of articles related to preservatives is available here.

Is microwave popcorn bad for you

Is microwave popcorn bad for you?

A bag of popcorn is a treat, and makes movie-watching special. However, microwave popcorn has had some bad press lately. Questions have been raised as to whether consuming microwave popcorn is linked to cancer, lung damage, and other issues. Consumers may also be wondering about the nutritional content given the often high fat content. Let’s explore some of these concerns.

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Benefits of reducing intake of added sugar

I don’t know about you, but I certainly enjoy my dessert (yes, dietitians eat dessert too!)!
One of the important
considerations in selecting your sweet treat (as well as selecting other foods) is to pay attention to the quantity of added sugar. Reducing intake of added sugar has a number of benefits.

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Healthy nutrient-packed breakfast cereal

Breakfast is a great time to get in some nutrients, but if you’re not careful, this meal may be filled with empty calories and high in sugar, salt and fat. Choosing a cereal can be overwhelming with all the options–here, I share some I have enjoyed.

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Healthy non-perishable foods

As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, you may have asked yourself: “How can I minimize my trips to the grocery store?” During these times, knowing what the best non-perishable foods for health are is important to maintain diet quality.