One reason milk was prioritized over water was a result of a surplus created during WWII. Farmers and dairies were encouraged to ramp up their milk production to ship overseas to soldiers. Post-war, there was a massive surplus of milk and no demand to match it, so the U.S. government was forced to come up with a way to use it and so the very first federal subsidized program was enacted in 1940 targeting select schools in Chicago, to offer low-cost […]

But the source of the fats you choose — and the rest of what you typically eat — make a big difference. For the last half of the 20th century, most major health organizations, including the American Heart Association, recommended a low-fat diet.  Yes, they did, but the message has changed dramatically. Now, the American Heart Association, the federal dietary guidelines, and other nutrition authorities have shifted away from advising people to limit the total amount of fat in their […]

Culinary tourism has boomed in recent years, topping $805.9 billion globally in 2022 — and it’s expected to keep growing. Travelers are eager to explore a destination through its restaurants, farms, and traditional ingredients and dishes in an ever-growing list of ways. Gearing up for next year’s adventures, we tapped travel and hospitality pros to learn what they expect to see in 2024. From hitting the road with a chef to unpretentious wine tasting and sustainable cocktails, read on for […]

CHICAGO — Today’s shoppers not only want more for their dollar — they also want more for their calories. And with fat being the most calorically dense nutrient at 9 calories per gram, the fat type matters to many consumers. Eight in 10 consumers said they are seeking foods that offer nutrition profiles personalized to their needs, according to a 2023 report published by the consultancy Deloitte, New York. The result is up three percentage points from 2022 and up […]

Trying to lose weight usually means making different dietary choices so you can maximize the amount of nutrients, energy and fullness you get from the least number of calories. Luckily, there are many foods that can help with weight loss that you may be eating already. When you’re losing weight, you should look for foods that keep you full for long period and kickstart your metabolism, as well being packed with macronutrients and low in added sugar and other characteristics […]

Article content LONDON (AP) — A bottle of what Sotheby’s is calling “the most sought-after Scotch whisky” is set to go up for auction next month, with an estimated price of up to 1.2 million pounds ($1.4 million), the auction house said Thursday. Article content It said the 96-year-old bottle of single malt from distiller Macallan — The Macallan Adami 1926 — will come under the hammer in London on Nov. 18, with a price estimate above 750,000 pounds. Advance […]

If you fall victim to the dreaded “what’s for dinner?” question when you’re on a weight loss journey, we hear ya. It can be overwhelming to meal prep and plan ahead, especially at the end of a long day. Good news, though! We did the hard part for you and rounded up tons of delicious recipes—48 to be exact—that will support your weight loss efforts and keep you happy, healthy, and satisfied. First, a few pointers. A healthy dinner should […]

If weight loss is your goal, then the term “full-fat” might raise your eyebrows. Full-fat foods are often associated with indulgence, but what if we told you that embracing certain full-fat foods could be a game-changer on your journey to shedding those extra pounds? In this article, we chatted with Catherine Gervacio, RND, a registered nutritionist-dietitian and certified exercise nutrition coach at EHProject, who shares 10 of the best full-fat foods for weight loss that will satisfy your taste buds. For […]

Protein is an important macronutrient for good health. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020–2025, adult males should get at least 56 grams (g) of protein and adult females at least 46 g daily. However, some research suggests that eating more than this amount may help you lose body weight and fat while retaining or even building muscle mass. Keep reading to learn more about protein’s role in weight loss and how to eat a high protein diet. Why […]

Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday this year and some consumers will be out and about grabbing last-minute holiday gifts while others will be hitting the road to see family or loved ones. Those traveling or running errands might be wondering what their food options are if they are looking to eat out, grab a quick snack or a caffeinated beverage. Some companies’ Christmas Eve hours, like Starbucks and Taco Bell, vary by location, while others, like Chick-fil-A, will be […]