Nutrition News

The Truth About Eggs – 6 Facts About Egg Nutrition and Labeling

Nutrition myths abound, especially when it comes to eggs. Learn the truth about eggs including six facts regarding their nutrition and labeling. This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. I feel bad for eggs. There’s so much about them to love, yet many people fear them. For years, thinking eggs were a major cause of high cholesterol levels and increased risk of heart disease, health expert… read more »

5 Things To Know About Local Food

Eating locally is very fashionable these days, but do you know what it even means? Here are five things to know about local food. This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. “Farm-to-table restaurants.” “Farm-fresh fruits and vegetables.” “Eat local.” These are some of the popular buzzwords and phrases around food and dining that you hear a lot today. I, for one, love going to farm-… read more »

Why You Should Love Pulses and Take the Pulse Pledge

Find out all the reasons to love pulses and join the celebration of the International Year of Pulses by taking the Pulse Pledge! This post was sponsored by USA Pulses & Pulse Canada as part of an ongoing partnership. I was compensated for my time, but as always all opinions are my own.  Do you like hummus, vegetarian chili, and bean salad? If so, then you must be a fan of pulses – and I’m not talking about your heartbeat! Pulses are a category within the legume family consisting of th… read more »

Enjoy Wild Blueberries All Year Long

Summer may be over, but wild blueberries and their nutritional benefits are available all year long! Learn why they’re so good for you and get a peek into how they’re grown and harvested.  I was a guest of The Wild Blueberry Association of North America in Bar Harbor, Maine, on an all-expense paid trip to learn all about wild blueberries. I was not compensated to write this post, and as always, all opinions expressed are my own. Now that fall is here, you may not see many pints of blue… read more »

5 Foods for Women’s Health + Recipe Roundup

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week by eating better with foods and recipes that are especially nutritious for women!  This post was written by Nutritioulicious contributor Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES This week we are celebrating National Women’s Health Week (#NWHW), which takes place every year in May with the goal to empower women to make their health a priority. Women of all ages need to take steps for better health, which include eating healthy, checking your blood pressure, limiti… read more »