We all love to snack; I know that I certainly do. Unfortunately, many of us make snacking choices that are not has healthy or nutritious as they could be. Instead of choosing snacks that might provide us with a number of nutritional benefits, we often choose to snack on chips or dessert-type snacks.
The term ‘gluten’ generally refers to a specific complex of proteins that form when wheat flour is mixed with a liquid and physically manipulated (e.g. kneading dough). This complex of proteins consists of gliadins and glutenins. These proteins occur naturally in several grains and function as storage proteins designed to nourish the plant during germination. …Read More
With September upon us and the first day of Autumn rapidly approaching, many of our thoughts turn to Fall-type activities. As the weather begins to cool, many of us will venture outside to hike, camp, or bike local trails. In doing so, we’ll often find ourselves out all day in areas where food and snacks …Read More
Each year since 1994, the United Soybean Board has published the results of an annual survey conducted to assess consumers beliefs and behaviors regarding nutrition. This survey, Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition, also includes information on consumer attitudes about soy. I wanted to take this opportunity to share some of these survey results.