Feed Your Brain

How do you feed your brain? For years researchers have been looking into how different foods and nutrients can help your brain, though in many ways this is still a growing field of study. Focus on different nutrients may vary based on your stage in life,
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Fruits & veggies: get what you need

We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for us, that’s why I was shocked to learn over half of trips to the grocery store do not include purchasing produce! How can we fill half our plates with fruits and veggies, when they don’t even
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Schools + Salad Bars = Winning

Children are not well known for their love of salad, but some schools are looking to turn that around by offering salad bars in their student cafeterias. Salad bars give students the power to create a healthy dish as part of their lunch. Perhaps being creative
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Picky, picky

Picky eaters are nothing new, but it’s especially common with young children. Research shows that almost half of young children are described as picky eaters by their parents at some point. Despite this behavior being normal, it can still be frustrating when serving children a healthy
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Bragging About Ag at PBH

You don’t need a Venn Diagram to figure out that nutrition and agriculture have an obvious overlap: food! What may be less clear is the role Dietitians play in sharing agricultural information. As consumers get further from the farm, and more curious about their food, Dietitians
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Kids’ TV is more than just cartoons

What do you remember about Saturday morning TV as a kid? Cartoons with superheroes and anthropomorphized farm animals? What about the commercials, do you remember them? The average child will see up to 4700 food commercials on TV a year, the majority of which promote unhealthy
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What we’re loving for spring

Spring is finally here! It’s a time of renewal and growth, and we’re excited for both to start happening in the orchards and office! Between trade shows and farming, it’s a busy time here at Okanagan Specialty Fruits, but we couldn’t be more excited to meet
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