Moderately obese people who ate the Mediterranean diet lost more weight than groups of people who followed either a low-fat or a low-carbohydrate diet, researchers reported. The Mediterranean group weighed almost seven pounds less than they weighed six years earlier. In the low-carb group, the total was 3.7 pounds, and the low-fat group was 1.3 […]
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published on BakingBusiness.com, Aug. 31, 2012 by Josh Sosland NEW YORK – “There is no evidence to suggest that following a gluten-free diet has any significant benefits in the general population.” That is the finding of a study published in the September 2012 issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The […]
Americans love food demons, and our newest one is wheat. The top-selling diet book of the moment is Wheat Belly, in which a Wisconsin-based cardiologist blames the humble grain for everything from dandruff to dementia. The author, Dr. William Davis, advises to never let the stuff cross your mouth; the inclusion of healthy whole grains […]
The National Pasta Association (NPA), today announced the winners of the ‘Pasta Fits’ National photo and recipe contest.
To help bring awareness and combat hunger, National Pasta Association’s Pasta Fits ambassador chef Candice Kumai hosted a cooking class for Feeding America
Chef Candice Kumai will show the children of Kids Café that healthy meals can be delicious and incorporate some of their favorite foods.
National Pasta Association Celebrates America’s Favorite Food! According to a recent survey conducted by the National Pasta Association, pasta lovers eat their favorite food seven times a month – nearly twice a week! With pasta being such a versatile, affordable and delicious dish, it is no surprise that the average American consumes 20 pounds of […]
National Pasta Association announces the launch of “Pasta Fits.” The initiative educates consumers about using pasta as part of a nutritious and healthy diet.