Every five years since 1980 the U.S. Government publishes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). A main emphasis of the DGA over the years has been advice on how much of certain food groups and nutrients to consume, encouraging Americans to eat more of those that we don’t eat enough…

2021 Food Trends: From Our Eating and Purchasing Habits to Food Safety, COVID-19 Still Looms Large on Food Decisions and Health Goals

(Washington, D.C.) — A year ago, almost nobody could have imagined how dramatically everyone’s life would change in 2020. What we eat, how we purchase it, and how we prepare and eat it are among the most far-reaching impacts we have seen because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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There are many different types of sugars, the most common of which is sucrose, otherwise known as table sugar, granulated sugar or just plain “sugar.” If you use sugar to bake or sweeten coffee or tea, sucrose is probably the type of sugar you are using. …


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