Month: November 2015

How to Read Nutrition Fact Labels: Step One in Healthy Eating

By Frank Alvarez – Health Coach The process of determining if a food is nutritious or not is arduous at best.   The Dietary Guidelines for Americans have all been developed into user-friendly recommendations for how Americans should choose their foods. The guidelines are a relationship between the USDA Food Guide, My Plate, and Healthy People 2010.  

Database updated with new USDA sr28

The USDA has recently released version sr28 of their food database. We’ve updated our foods with their new information. This release adds hundreds of new food items, as well as updates to nutritional information for existing items.