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National Non-GMO Month

Oct 14, 2016|By Dylan Fisher
This October is the third annual National Non-GMO Month. In the spirit of promoting awareness around GMOs we wanted to dive head first into the controversial subject.
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Is a Gluten Free Diet Right for You?

Jul 20, 2016|By Marta Oddone
Have you ever wondered whether a gluten free diet is right for you? If so, you’re one of many! Living in a world of ever-changing fad diets and lifestyle choices, it can be very difficult to find a suitable food regime.
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Nitrates and Nitrites—Are They Good, or Should We Stay Away?

Jul 15, 2016|By Marta Oddone
While there is reason to be cautious around some nitrites, most nitrates are good for your health. Knowing the difference can help you to maintain a healthy diet. Nitrates and nitrites are found in a number of foods, including processed meats.
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Going Paleo for Health and Wellness

Jul 8, 2016|By Dylan Fisher
Today, many doctors and nutritionists agree that a Paleo diet is one of the healthiest paths to optimal nutrition. The concept is simple: let’s get back to our roots as hunters and gatherers.
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Knowledge Is Power In The GMO Debate

Jun 2, 2016|By Dylan Fisher
Let's start out by talking about what GMO (genetically modified organisms) actually means. In GMO products, the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally though mating or natural recombination.
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Why Are Peanut Allergies So Dangerous?

May 24, 2016|By Dylan Fisher
About four percent of adults in the U.S. have food allergies. While these dietary issues are always a source of concern, they are particularly troubling when they involve peanuts.
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Food Allergy Action Month With Blue The Monkey

Apr 29, 2016|By Dylan Fisher
Direct Eats has partnered with Katia Dabdoub Hechema, author of Blue the Monkey who was Allergic to Bananas in support of May’s Allergy Action Month.
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Three Mistakes to Avoid When You’re Going Gluten-Free

Apr 6, 2016|By Dylan Fisher
A gluten-free diet is one that avoids gluten, a protein mixture that is found in barley, wheat, rye, and variations of these grains. People make the choice to go gluten-free for a variety of reasons.
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