Food likes and dislikes are constantly changing. Food trends begin and evolve – some stick around and others fizzle out. Food trend specialists categorize what is trending into four distinct stages – discovery, introduction, adoption and if a trend lasts, mainstream. What do these trend experts predict for 2018? In the discovery stage, we are … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Chris Cates, MD, a cardiologist and his son Andrew, a vineyard owner, founded the Wine RayZyn Company in Napa Valley, California. RayZyns are not your typical moist, seedless raisins. They are … Read More

DietSpotlight has noted www.TheNutritionExpert.com as one of the Top 10 Nutritionist Blogs In the Nation for 2017–2018. Thank you DietSpotlight and thank you to all of our readers for your continued support.    … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Dolcedi is a liquid, low glycemic index (22.5) sweetener made simply from concentrated organic apple juice. It is sourced from Italy, kosher (Star-K), USDA Organic, NonGMO Project Certified, and sold in … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. La Tourangelle is a family owned company that specializes in producing artisanal oils. The company originated and is still active in Saumur, France. In 2002 La Tourangelle opened an artisan oil mill … Read More

I grew up in a family where my Dad would not eat birthday cake after someone blew out the candles. Well researchers at Clemson University have proven Dad right. Blowing out candles on a birthday cake resulted in 1400% more bacteria on the icing as compared to a cake that was not blown on. Oral … Read More

 We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. TRU Chocolate created dark chocolate snacks that contain no added sugar, are gluten free, nonGMO, vegan and kosher (OU) with Fair Trade Certified Ingredients. TRU uses no fillers, waxes or preservatives and sweetens … Read More

Unlike other countries in the world where peanuts are mostly used to make oil or peanut meal, in the US we eat peanuts, more than 6 pounds per person per year. Peanut butter accounts for half of the peanuts we eat yearly and it is estimated that every kid eats close to 1,500 peanut butter … Read More

We enjoy looking at new cookbooks.  Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Jackie Dikos, the author of Finish Line Fueling, is both a registered dietitian (RD) and a two-time Olympic Trails competitor in the marathon. She has the experience and professional training to … Read More

It is estimated that close to one-third of our meals are eaten away from home and for younger adults close to 45% of all the meals they eat are made by someone else. A recent study showed there is a link between meals eaten away from home and high blood pressure. Meals away from home … Read More