dietary guidelines

The Sweet Reality of Eating Nutritious Fruits

June 16, 2016

This time of year, fresh fruits abound. No matter whether the fruit you eat is fresh, canned, frozen, or dried, all of the varieties offer a plethora of flavors, colors and, most importantly, health benefits. No “Anti-Nutrients” In fruits, you will find phytochemicals, fiber, and nutrients like potassium and vitamin C that your body needs to […]

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Breaking Down the Dietary Guidelines – Eating Whole Grains

March 03, 2016

Whole grains are the topic of our latest article explaining the new recommendations in the most recent federal dietary guidelines. University and corporate scientists at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, North Carolina, are devoted to providing scientific evidence supporting consumption of plant-based foods, like whole grains. The new dietary guidelines recommend eating grains […]

Breaking Down the New Dietary Guidelines – 4 Reasons To Eat Vegetables

February 16, 2016

Continuing our series on the new dietary guidelines, researchers from the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, North Carolina, share their insight into why you should eat more vegetables and how you can incorporate them into your daily diet. Eating enough veggies The newest dietary guidelines recommend regularly eating a variety of vegetables: “dark green, […]