228: The Role of Food Science & Technology in Sustainable, Healthy Diets – Anna Rosales
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins and Anna Rosales
1w ago
Food Science: Creating Safe, Affordable, Accessible and Nutritious Food   Tune into this episode with regulatory/food law specialist and science communicator Anna Rosales, RD, MJ to learn about: the role of food science in food and nutrition security how and why food processing is an essential part of the solution for sustainable, healthy diets processed foods, food waste and food packaging the White House Conference on hunger, nutrition and health resources for professionals and the public Full shownotes and resources at: https://soundbitesrd.com/228    ..read more
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227: Aquaponics: The Future of Sustainable Food – Dr. Steven Summerfelt & Molly Stanek
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins and Steven Summerfelt and Molly Stanek
1M ago
Nine out of ten Americans are not getting enough fruits and vegetables, and despite recommendations to eat seafood at least two times a week, many people are falling short of that goal. In fact, according to a recent study in BMJ 68% of adults and 95% of children do not consume enough omega-3s to reach the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendations. Aquaponics is an innovative sustainable food production system that combines hydroponics (growing plants in water without soil) and aquaculture creating a recirculatory system that might just help us achieve nutrition and public health goals ..read more
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226: Convenience Store Nutrition: Insights, Strategy & Innovation – LeeAnn Kindness
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins and LeeAnn Kindness
2M ago
Convenience stores serve many communities and can often be a key source of food for families. Consumer insights show that shoppers are looking for foods that taste great and are also convenient and affordable. By leveraging nutrition experts in strategy, policy, innovations and communications, C-stores can make a positive impact on the food environment. Offering a variety of choices that include healthier options while keeping flavor as a priority is one key strategy that is generating results.    Tune into this episode with LeeAnn Kindness MS, NDTR to learn about: Why C-stores can ..read more
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225: Childhood Hunger: Let's Change the Conversation – Clancy Harrison
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins and Clancy Harrison
2M ago
School-age children, including adolescents, fall short on consuming essential nutrients to support learning, activity and development. In fact, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans highlights how many children and adolescents aren’t getting enough high-quality protein, iron, zinc, choline and vitamins B6 and B12. These nutrient deficiencies are especially alarming given the significant growth and development that happens during this life stage. When you consider this and the additional risks of hunger and the long term consequences of food insecurity and nutrient deficiencies, it become ..read more
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224: Digestive Health: Dairy, Fiber & Mindfulness – Dr. Robert Murray & Amanda Sauceda
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins and Robert Murray and Amanda Sauceda
3M ago
Digestive or “gut” health is a hot topic today and understandably so. The National Institutes of Health estimates that approximately 60-70 million people are affected by digestive diseases. Additionally, the science surrounding the microbiome and how our digestion can potentially affect other aspects of our health and wellbeing continues to grow steadily. While proper diagnosis is important to determine the best care plan for those suffering from a specific digestive disease, we do know there is a lot that can be done to support a healthy digestive system through our personal meal habits. Bein ..read more
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223: POTS: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome – Cheryl Harris
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins and Cheryl Harris
4M ago
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, or POTS, is the most common type of dysautonomia – a dysfunction of the nerves that regulate nonvoluntary body functions such as heart rate, blood pressure and sweating. POTS is characterized by symptoms in multiple organ systems and an abnormal increase in heart rate upon standing. Because POTS affects multiple organ systems, patients report a wide range of symptoms with approximately 90% reporting gastrointestinal distress. Front line management of POTS is diet and lifestyle, however medications may also be indicated. Tune into this episode with gue ..read more
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222: Food Packaging: Recycling, Sustainability & Innovations – Dr. David Smith
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins and David Smith
4M ago
The topic of food packaging is broad and complex, ranging from materials, functionality and sustainability to innovations, labeling and health claims. Tune into this episode with global R&D leader Dr. David Smith to learn about: Challenges and opportunities in food packaging The pros and cons of different food packaging materials The role of packaging in shelf life, decreasing food waste and other functions Packaging design to minimize waste, reducing “overpackaging” How packaging impacts shopping behavior and product satisfaction How consumer insights guide package innovations and trends ..read more
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221: Go-To Recipes & Tools to Revolutionize Dinnertime
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins & Jen Haugen
5M ago
By the time dinnertime arrives, most of us are already experiencing a long day’s worth of decision fatigue. And if you’re like me, you’re always looking for that simple, yummy and healthy “go-to” recipe that will satisfy every family member and yet not require too much time in the kitchen or too many dishes to wash. Look no further because my friend, registered dietitian and author Jen Haugen, has solved the dinnertime dilemma for good with her new book “Dinner, Done!” I like to call this a “cookbook/workbook” because it is more than just a collection of recipes. In addition to the simple, tas ..read more
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220: Body Image & Your Relationship with Food – Ilene Leshinsky
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins and Ilene Leshinsky
5M ago
It’s no secret that body image and self esteem are closely related and that many women (and men) feel dissatisfied with their body shape, size and/or weight. A person’s relationship with their body and with food can have a significant impact on quality of life. Body image disorders, eating disorders and disordered eating are too often the result of body dissatisfaction and chronic dieting. Tune in to this episode with guest Ilene Leshinsky, MSW, to learn about: the history and trends in weight and diet culture how a woman’s sizes relates to her “currency” the relationship between body image a ..read more
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219: Micronutrient Deficiencies & Dietary Diversity – Dr. Ty Beal
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by Melissa Joy Dobbins and Ty Beal
6M ago
Micronutrient deficiencies are widespread globally, and not just in low- and middle-income countries. This is especially the case in population groups with increased needs and where diets are often inadequate in iron, zinc, folate, vitamin A, calcium, and vitamin B12. Current research is focusing on understanding the density of these micronutrients and their bioavailability across diverse foods. Tune in to this episode to learn about: how micronutrient deficiencies exist in every country in the world important concerns about dietary intakes in the U.S. and how they can be improved six specifi ..read more
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