According to the CDC, only one in ten Americans consume the recommended daily serving of fruits and vegetables. This hasn’t changed much in recent years, with the number of eating occasions for vegetables remaining flat for at least the past 16 years. That number drops off even more for people who are living in or near poverty.
February is American Heart Month, or “Heart Health” month, a time dedicated where consumers of fresh fruit and vegetables can prioritize their cardiovascular health.
After years of keeping immune health and comfort top-of-mind during the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are back to prioritizing affordability and convenience when shopping for food, according to the annual Pollock Communications and Today's Dietitian "What's Trending in Nutrition" survey.
The Produce for Better Health Foundation hosted one of its most successful events bringing 23 influential retail dietitians and foodservice leaders to its 2022 Retail & Foodservice Immersion Event, held alongside the International Fresh Produce Association’s (IFPA) Global Produce & Floral Show, October 26-29, 2022 in Orlando, Florida.
After a two-year hiatus, the Produce for Better Health Foundation is thrilled to announce they will bring 20+ influential retail dietitians and foodservice leaders to its 2022 Retail & Foodservice Immersion Event, held alongside the International Fresh Produce Association’s Global Produce & Floral Show, taking place October 26-29, 2022 in Orlando, Florida.
Superior Fresh, LLC, the world’s largest USDA certified organic aquaponics farm hosted a “Food As Medicine Regenerative Farm Tour” on Thursday, July 21st to introduce Registered Dietitians to salmon with twice the levels of omega-3 essential fats compared to other salmon .
The Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) announced the appointment of dietitian and nutrition communicators Dr. Sylvia Klinger, DBA, MS, RD, and Elizabeth Shaw, MS RD, CPT, as at-large members of the Management Board.
As the Produce for Better Health Foundation’s award-winning Have A Plant Movement continues to grow, so too does its network of committed influencer volunteers.
For the last three months of 2021, retail dietitians shared tempting ideas for incorporating California grapes into meals with their clients in four states.
From TikTok, online food shopping, and snacking, to eating for health and immunity, the latest data reveals a wave of change resulting from the pandemic.