health and wellness

Is saturated fat as bad as we thought? Will nutrition benchmarks change? Does the quality or quantity of protein we eat matter? These answers and more.
eat lebanon valley college
At Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa., an academic initiative called E.A.T. is encouraging students to be more mindful of what they eat.
From barbecue and beans to mushrooms and tapas, there was a lot of food—and food for thought—passed around at the 13th annual MenuDirections conference.
vegetables in soup
On Friday, when we break down our salad bar, we freeze 75 percent of the items for use in soups and other dishes.
Memphis, Tenn., was the site of the 13th annual MenuDirections conference. As you might expect, pork and barbecue played an important role in the event.
lauren koff
Lauren Koff has made a difference at Houston County Schools by implementing USDA's new meal patterns, organizing a Smart Snacks Food Show and securing a grant.
Vegetarian pizza
With a growing population of vegetarians, it’s never been more important to focus on plant-based cuisine.
honey comb spoon
With a goal of making menus healthier, operators across all market segments are increasingly turning to alternative sweeteners such as honey, maple syrup and agave to reduce their reliance on...
lthough refined white granulated sugar is still a go-to sweetener for 55 percent of consumers surveyed by research firm Mintel, natural sugars are closing the gap.
fresh products produce
Right now, it seems like everyone wants to experiment with eating gluten-free or vegan.