Essentials of Nutrition

By: Riley Johnson | Purdue University | Dietetic Intern In our culture, everyone seems to want to find out the secrets of nutrition and the best diet out there. Year after year there is a new fad diet claiming to be the best and get you the results you want even...

Figuring out Fiber

By: Sierra Girton, MS, CSCS, USAW | Purdue Dietetics Intern What is Fiber? Fiber is a carbohydrate the body can’t digest but is essential for normal and regular digestion. Fiber helps the body digest other carbohydrates such as sugar, allowing the body to keep hunger...

Food Labels and What to Look For

by: Riley Johnson, Dietetic Intern | Purdue University Coordinated Program | Personal Trainer | Purdue Recreation and Wellness Do you ever look at a food product and wonder what’s in it? Do you ever look at a food label and just don’t know where or what to look...

How to Save Your Fresh Food Before it Goes to Waste

Fight food waste in your own kitchen with recipes for perishable foods from Budget Bytes by Beth Moncel, Budget Bytes Food waste is a pressing issue in our country, both at a commercial and consumer level. Not only does excessive food waste hit us hard in our bank...
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