2021-03 March Newsletter Open Item
National Nutrition Month - Why is it important to celebrate? Don't drop the ball this March! Spread the excitement of National Nutrition Month. Why is important to carry out this mission? It encourages everyone to implement eating and exercise plans focused on making informed choices, and getting exercise daily in order to maintain a healthy weight and reduce risk of developing chronic disease.
2021-02 February Newsletter Open Item
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 Released - Make Every Bite Count! The dietary guidelines are updated at least every five years based on the most current scientific research to offer advice on how to better promote health, reduce incidence of chronic disease and meet nutritional needs. It is important for health professionals and nutrition leaders who work with the general public to be aware of the most recent guidelines to help consumers achieve a balanced diet/lifestyle to prevent chronic disease throughout all stages of the lifespan.
2021-01 January Newsletter Open Item
New Beginnings - Time to Celebrate! The clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, the ball drops and everything goes back to "normal", right? Right? Unfortunately, that is not the reality, but the good thing is that this new year will bring all kinds of fortuitous new beginnings.
2020-12 December Newsletter Open Item
Holiday Baking Alternatives - Healthy Recipe Substitutions. With people stuck at home during the Coronavirus pandemic, many have turned to cooking and/or baking more than they used to. In fact, food retail has soared by more than 25% in March compared to February, according to the 2020 US Grocery Shopper Trends Report. If you have already gained the "COVID 10," try some of the substitutions listed below to make your baked goods and dishes a bit healthier for the holidays - see if anyone notices!
2020-11 November Newletter Open Item
Holiday Comfort - Creating solace with food and experiences. The Holidays are approaching and that means it's time to start cooking up everyone's favorite comfort food dishes. It has been an especially interesting and challenging year for all of us. It comes as no surprise that food is one of those things that bring us that safe feeling.
2020-10 October Newsletter Open Item
Malnutrition Spotlight - The Dietitians Critical Role in Prevention & Diagnoses. Rightfully so, October 5th-9th, 2020 is deemed Malnutrition Awareness Week by ASPEN (American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition). The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics estimates that up to 60% of acute-care patients are malnourished, resulting in longer hospital stays, higher re-admission rates,and higher mortality rates.
2020-09 September Newsletter Open Item
Autumn Outdoor Dining - Getting creative with dining experiences. Mark your calendars, September 22nd is the 1st day of Autumn! Smells are invigorating and colors are vibrant. It is also a great time to enjoy these last few weeks outside before the leaves fall and the snow shows up.
2019-11 November Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends - Vegetable-based and bean-based pastas have grown rapidly in the alternative pasta category. In fact, as of last year, it has grown to more than $250 million from an estimated $75 million to $100 million in 2010. So what is all the hype and why are they so popular?
2019-09 Sept-Oct Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends - Healthy Fats: Choose full fat products, choose low fat products, fat is bad for you, fat is good for you – there is so much conflicting information on fat that you might not know what is true anymore! The amount and type of fat an individual should consume of course depends on health status, but some fats have proven positive health benefits.
2019-07 July Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends - What is the MedDiet? Focusing on a generally healthy eating pattern, this “diet” emphasizes plant based foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes/nuts, all of which are abundant in fiber, nutrients, and antioxidants. It is relatively high in fat from healthier options such as olive oil and canola oil, which limits saturated fat but still creates a palatable dish.
2019-04 April Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends - Sustainable Eating: Is it Sustainable? It’s an increasingly important question to ask when it comes to agriculture and how we eat. In agriculture, the concept of sustainability is applied toward the production of food or other plant or animal products using farming techniques and practices that help to conserve natural resources and have minimal impact on the environment. Sustainable agriculture enables us to produce healthful food without compromising future generations’ ability to do the same.
2019-02 February Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends - Top 10 Superfoods for 2019. RDs predict fermented foods—such as yogurt, kefir, kombucha, sauerkraut, tempeh, kimchi, and miso—will continue to be highly sought after by consumers in 2019.
2018-12 December Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends - New Food Trends for 2019 Identified! As identified at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2018 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in the District of Columbia the following 6 food trends to check out in 2019.
2018-10 October Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends - With the help of consumer surveys and annual sales data, registered dietitian nutritionists can keep up with the most recent supermarket trends that affect people’s health and wellness.
2018-06 Summer Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends - 10 Top Food Trends of 2018. Food Safety - 8 Tips to Avoid Summer Food Poisoning. Farmers Markets: Bringing the Farm to the Table.
2018-04 April Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends - It appears as if the year will be another health conscious one as many of the predicted food trends for 2018 include vegetable dishes, but there is still some decadence for those who love delicious food, including brisket sandwiches and cinnamon buns.
2018-02 February Newsletter Open Item
More Than A Feeling - Unexpected tactile experiences in food and beverage will be a new realm for manufacturers to explore in 2018.
2017-12 December Newsletter Open Item
See Clearly Now
The report cites a general mistrust of food safety throughout manufacturing and supply chains, with only one in five Canadian adults saying that they trusted manufacturer labels on product packaging.
2017-10 October Newsletter Open Item
Immune Boosting Nutrition
Help protect yourself against infection and boost your immunity by including these nutrients in your eating plan.
2017-08 August Newsletter Open Item
Dining Trends: National Restaurant Association surveyed nearly 1,300 professional chefs to find the menu items that will impact sales in the year ahead. Here are a few trends.
2016-12 December Newsletter Open Item
The holidays can be a challenging time to eat healthy and practice moderation in terms of diet control. Here are some helpful tips to help you to stay on track this holiday season.
2016-10 October Newsletter Open Item
4 Fall Foods for Good Health
Summer's bounty of tomatoes and peaches may be over, but harvest season has its own advantages such as the following delicious fall foods. Here are 4 healthy fall foods to keep you and/or your family healthy moving into the fall weather.
2016-09 September Newsletter Open Item
September is Better Breakfast Month!
Breakfast doesn’t have to be fancy, and it doesn’t have to mean cooking and washing dishes either! There are many simple ways that you can eat healthy when you are busy and on the run. To plan a simple and yet healthy meal, follow a few basic guidelines as you plan.
2016-07 July Newsletter Open Item
July is National Blueberry Month!
Blueberries are popular around the world not only for their good tastes but also because they provide numerous health benefits for people. PLUS, tips for kid friendly gardening and, of course, a yummy blueberry recipe!
2016-06 June Newsletter Open Item
June is Dairy Month!
Dairy foods taste great, are good for your health, and they are easy on your budget. Plus, they are produced by dairy farmers with a long-standing commitment to sustainability.
2016-05 May Newsletter Open Item
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Get a move on! Have you taken a look outside recently? The weather is gorgeous — it’s May, and the Great Outdoors is calling your name. On your way outdoors, switch your soda and chips for a bottle of water and tasty protein balls (see the awesome recipe).
2016-04 April Newsletter Open Item
Practice Mindful Eating Under Stress
By truly paying attention to the food you eat, you may indulge in foods like a cheeseburger and fries less often. In essence, mindful eating means being fully attentive to your food — as you buy, prepare, serve, and consume it. Here are some helpful tips to help practice mindful eating.
2016-03 Mar Newsletter Open Item
Healthy Holiday Eating - So... What's in your Easter Basket?
How about adding some whole fresh fruit and vegetables to your basket along with less candy and start a new family holiday tradition?!
2016-02 Feb Newsletter Open Item
Lifestyle Changes - Moving into the new year many people focus on making changes to work toward a healthier lifestyle. Making changes to your diet or exercise routine are great ways to work toward a healthier “YOU” in the new year!
2015-11 Holiday Newsletter Open Item
As everyone knows along with the joy and fun of the holidays comes added festivities including yummy treats and added calories. Here are some simple and easy things to keep in mind to help stay healthy during this busy holiday time.
2015-10 Fall Newsletter Open Item
Fall is in the air! Take time to get outdoors for some physical activity and see the beautiful leaves changing color.
2015-05 May Newsletter Open Item
Welcome to the first issue of the Nutrition Corner, the new monthly New Horizon Foods, Inc. newsletter! We look forward to providing fun and new nutrition information for you each month!