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Call it a wellness meal, wholesome option or even a spa plate. Whatever the name, many non-commercial operators are working to meet the demands of increasingly health-conscious eaters by developing...
01-10-2014 Menu Development
Cutting back on meat is a cost-saving, healthful tactic for many operators.
12-03-2013 Menu Development
It’s no secret that red meat’s reputation isn’t exactly stellar, healthwise. In large part, that’s because many cuts of beef contain high levels of fat;...
10-25-2013 Menu Development
Sugar, butter and white flour are the core ingredients for most baked goods. In an effort to make breads, muffins and pastries healthier, non-commercial operators are swapping in better-for-you...
10-04-2013 Menu Development
Vegetables, beans and legumes take center stage in better-for-you side dishes.
09-03-2013 Menu Development
Used to be, if you wanted to guarantee a dish’s popularity, just fry it. But as both diners and public policy makers have continued to push for healthier meal options, non-commercial...
07-29-2013 Menu Development
Fat makes you fat? Not anymore, say most experts. In fact, oils like olive and canola are now thought to boost heart health because they are high in unsaturated fats. No wonder they’re...
06-26-2013 Menu Development
The average American eats more than twice the recommended limit of six to nine teaspoons per day of added sugar. Here’s how non-commercial operators are helping their diners cut down on...
06-02-2013 Menu Development
There’s a reason eggs are called incredible: Each tiny package delivers protein plus iron, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, all for 70 calories. The downside? Eggs are high in saturated...
04-23-2013 Menu Development
Salt is an essential flavor component, but stricter dietary guidelines and growing awareness around healthy eating means many diners want to eat less of it. Happily, non-commercial operators are...
Customers like foods hot, and operators are turning to chiles for new ways to deliver the heat.
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Consuming highly caffeinated energy drinks like Amp, Red Bull or Rockstar could be a telltale sign of other problems for high school students, according to a Canadian study.
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Wishard Hospital, which graced Indianapolis for 150 years, is no more. In its place is a sleek 350-bed medical center.
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