Eat Your Heart Out

Improvement is the name of the game lately. Americans need to improve heart health, and what better way than through the stomach? Companies are revamping their product formulations, taking products that are poor in nutrition and injecting them with a wealth of health.

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Sweetening the Deal

The sweeteners category is ever evolving as consumers’ desires transition from low-/no-calorie sweeteners to low-carb to all-natural and back again.

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Rise and Dine

The mad dash from when your alarm clock goes off until you race to your car is no excuse to skip the best meal of the day: breakfast

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Dining Without Borders

It’s hard times in the ol’ USA and people are looking for ways to escape. What better way to do this than to take a journey through some delicious international foods?

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Finding Freedom in "Free"

Consumers are now more aware than ever of how food affects their overall health. However, for the sector of the population with food sensitivities and special dietary needs, this revelation has been long-lived.

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Back to School, Back to Nutrition

We all know the best parts of the school day: recess, naptime and, of course, lunch! There are concerns, however, that lunchtime over the years might have become too much about fun and less about nutrition.

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Making a Splash

Beverages are an enormous part of our lives. We have coffee to wake us up or use as an excuse to meet a new date, tea to relax at bedtime, drinks with friends and family for special occasions, and juice with breakfast.

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Supercharging Foods With Extra Nutrition

Pills. Capsules. Powders. Tablets. Sigh. While these are great options for many consumers, others are looking to add a little spark to their dietary regimens. Fortunately, functional foods offer a great option for those who want to boost their diet with foods that are delicious and extra nutritious.

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Veggin Out

If you’re interested in growing your grocery sales, try planting some seeds in the vegan section. Though vegans comprised a small group of shoppers years ago, a 2006 poll indicates it has branched out to include nearly 1.6% of all Americans (1). At roughly 4.2 million people, that’s about the population of the entire island of Puerto Rico!

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Everyone has been faced with the dilemma of whether to choose convenience over health. Luckily, consumers don’t have to choose anymore, especially when it comes to healthy snacking on-the-go. Companies are recognizing the need for healthy, portable snacks and creating new formulations and packaging to make life easier for us all.

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