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Mar 20, 2017

Have you heard about the revised nutrition facts label coming to food packages? Approved by the FDA last year, with a compliance date of May 2018, we didn’t expect to see it this soon. So imagine our surprise when we picked up a bag of Trader Joe’s Organic Black Beans, and there it was! What an improvement.  On the new label, the “Calorie per Serving” amount is oversized and clear.  …
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What better day than a snow day to kick off our #whatweareeatingnow campaign? Starting today we will be posting photos of our favorite recipes and mealtime hacks. Please follow us and post your own mealtime photos using #whatweareeatingnow @appletozucchini. …
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This week’s NPR piece about food as medicine echoes what we’ve been saying for years: “What people eat can be medicine or poison… nutrition is one of the most powerful things you can change to reverse the effects of chronic disease.” Amen! And yet many Americans have never learned basic cooking skills, typically only confident in heating food, rather than from scratch cooking. That leaves them susceptible to the chronic …
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