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Kristin Neubauer

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Health & Wellness

Food Waste: Why it Matters and What Can Be Done to Reduce It

By On July 26, 2017

Did you know that 40 percent of our food ends up wasted? Wasted food is the single largest contributor to landfills in the U.S.—not to mention that it wastes water, labor, fuel,… Read More

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Nutrition

Health Benefits of Quinoa

By On July 25, 2016

Quinoa has gotten a great deal of attention in the past few years, often being labeled as a “super food.” But what makes quinoa so good for you?… Read More

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Nutrition

The FDA’s Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label Are Now Final

By On June 7, 2016

The new FDA recommendations have lead to the first major overhaul of the nutrition labels in 20 years. … Read More

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Foodborne Illness

The Causes of Listeria and How You Can Prevent Becoming Sick

By On May 18, 2016

It’s obvious that listeria is bad for us because of its connection to food recalls. But what is listeria?… Read More

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Nutrition

6 Tips for Smart Snacking

By On April 19, 2016

How much thought are you giving to the foods you are eating for snacks?… Read More

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Sleep Deprivation

Adequate Sleep Important for a Child’s Development

By On April 4, 2016

Sleep is important. Although it is important for adults to get enough sleep, it is even more important for children to get an adequate amount of quality sleep.… Read More

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Health & Wellness

Coffee Consumption Linked to Numerous Health Benefits

By On March 17, 2016

There have been numerous studies that have studied whether coffee is good for your health. And like most studies, researchers have gone back and forth on the matter. … Read More

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Health & Wellness

Inactivity in Children—Is Technology to Blame?

By On March 3, 2016

Overtime, children have become less and less active and it has become a global problem. Active behaviors are being replaced with more sedentary behaviors. … Read More

Nutrition

Not all 100 Calories are Equal

By On February 18, 2016

Every choice you make about what to eat directly impacts your health. When deciding what foods to eat, the focus should on eating nutrient-dense foods and limiting the amount of energy-dense foods… Read More

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Nutrition

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: A Recap

By On February 2, 2016

Every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is updated to reflect new findings in nutrition science. The dietary guidelines are the go-to source for nutrition advice for public health professionals and… Read More