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Study: Kids are eating more whole grains at school than at home

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Whole grain consumption among kids (aged 5-19 years) has been steadily increasing over the past 15 years, surpassing whole grain consumption at home, according to research from USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) and the University of Georgia.

Food, politics, and the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Food, politics, and the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

By Elaine Watson

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines prompted a heated debate over the influence of industry lobby groups and the extent to which environmental factors should impact dietary advice, with some stakeholders insisting that sustainability has nothing to do with nutrition,...

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Avocados can have a long-lasting, satiating effect, study says

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Swapping out refined carbohydrates for fresh avocado can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction, a recent study by the Center for Nutrition Research at the Illinois Institute of Technology suggests.

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