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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WHOLE GRAINS

September is Whole Grains Month! Whole grains provide important health benefits and are a healthy addition to any diet. But what exactly are whole grains and how are they different from their refined counterparts? Here’s what you need to know. Whole grains are found in their natural state growing on the farm and are actually […]

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Confused About How Many Carbs You Should Be Eating?

Over the years, many people have turned to low carb diets as a way to lose weight and improve health, but a recent Canadian study published in the Lancet Public Health  discovered that replacing carbohydrates with higher intakes of animal-based protein and fat may actually do more harm than good.  The observational study, which tracked […]

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Celebrate National Soup Month with Pasta

January is National Soup Month! Few dishes are more comforting than a hot bowl of delicious soup during this chilly month. Soups are versatile and can often be created out of common fridge and pantry items. While traditional chicken noodle soup is a crowd-favorite and a staple in our kitchens, these recipes go beyond with […]

Pasta Spotlight

Q&A with Brynn McDowell, RDN

To celebrate National Pasta Month, our October Pasta Spotlight is Brynn McDowell, RDN. Brynn is a mom, registered dietician, and big-time advocate for the Mediterranean Diet. The Mediterranean Diet has risen in popularity over the last few years after being linked to decreased risks of depression, heart disease, and various types of cancer. Brynn focuses […]

Q&A with Jessica Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN

For our August Pasta Spotlight, we spoke with Jessica Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN. As a busy mom, registered dietitian, and culinary nutrition expert, Jessica knows how to create meals that are healthy, tasty, and kid-friendly! Below, she shares her nutrition advice, how pasta fits into a healthy meal, and one of her favorite pasta recipes! […]

Q&A With Leslie Bonci, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LDN

This month, we sat down with Leslie Bonci, MPH,RDN,CSSD,LDN. Leslie regularly provides Active Eating Advice to her clients which includes learning to embrace food instead of fearing it. Below, Leslie clarifies misconceptions she commonly hears, discusses how pasta fits into a healthy, active lifestyle, as well as shares a very unique pasta recipe with us! […]

Claire Cary Shows Us How to Include Pasta In Your Plant Based Diet

Pasta fits into all kinds of diets and food restrictions from the Mediterranean Diet to vegetarianism to gluten-free. Pasta is especially a mainstay in plant-based diets as it perfectly accommodates many other plant-based foods. For this month’s Pasta Spotlight, we’re connecting with Claire Carey,  Certified Holistic Nutritionist behind Eat With Clarity on how pasta fits […]

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