Beans and whole grains are great sources of healthy fats.

Heart-Healthy Fats

by Cassidy Stockton

Beans and whole grains are great sources of healthy fats.

Good fats are almost an oxymoron in our society, but a little bit of nutritional research quickly reveals that your body needs fat to survive and some fats are much better than others. Trans fats and saturated fats are the

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ForksOverKnives

“Forks Over Knives”: A Worthwhile Documentary

by Chelsea Lincoln

Bob calls “Forks Over Knives” a very worthwhile film and encouraged all of us at Bob’s Red Mill to take ourselves and families to go see it.  I have seen this documentary twice already, and even though I have eaten a plant based diet for 15 years now, I still learned

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Getting regular exercise is a key component to stress management.

Coping with Stress for Heart Health

by Cassidy Stockton

Getting regular exercise is a key component to stress management.

Beyond eating right and getting exercise, dealing with your stress levels is a crucial component to heart health. Stress can lead to high blood pressure, sleep deprivation, weight gain, overeating and an increase in high-risk behaviors, such as drinking and

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The two symbols we use for kosher- the latter indicates the presence of dairy.

Demystifying Label Terms: Kosher

by Cassidy Stockton

The two symbols we use for kosher- the latter indicates the presence of dairy.

This is the final installment in our demystifying label terms series. If we’ve missed a term that you’re curious about, please ask and we’ll do our best to find an answer for you.

Kosher: The term

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At Bob's Red Mill we use this symbol to indicate a product's gluten free status.

Demystifying Labels Terms: Gluten Free

by Cassidy Stockton

At Bob's Red Mill we use this symbol to indicate a product's gluten free status.

Part three of our Demystifying Label Terms Series will cover Gluten Free. Part four will cover Kosher.

Gluten Free: Another term not regulated by a governing agency and one that is appearing on

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Not all of our products bear the stamp, but we're working to add it to all of those that qualify.

Demystifying Label Terms: Whole Grain

by Cassidy Stockton

Not all of our products bear the stamp, but we're working to add it to all of those that qualify.

In part two of our “Demystifying Label Terms” series, we’ll cover the term Whole Grain. Parts 3 and 4 will cover Gluten Free and Kosher.

Whole Grain: The

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Loads of Oats

National Oatmeal Month and a Giveaway

by Cassidy Stockton

January is national oatmeal month. Did you know that more people eat oats in January than any other month? (At least, according to some sources.) I have trouble buying it based on how often we talk to our customers about eating oatmeal. I’ve always known our customers are special- they

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This logo for the National Organic Program is an easy way to spot organic products.

Demystifying Label Terms: Natural and Organic

by Cassidy Stockton

If you receive our newsletter, this information may be redundant, but we got very positive feedback about our newsletter for January 2011 and I thought I would go ahead and share the same information here. If you are not familiar with our e-newsletter and would like to receive articles and

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Flour & Scoop

Integrating Whole Grains Part 2 – Baking

by Chelsea Lincoln

The second part of this two part series on integrating whole grains into your kitchen deals with baking.  There are so many ways to add whole grains to your baking with wonderful and delectable results.  Here are some tips to get you started.  If you find yourself with more questions,

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