Community
table from http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/vitamind

The Vitamin D Deficiency

by Cassidy Stockton

I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that people are talking about vitamin D more often these days. It’s like it was a little known nutrient that suddenly won American Idol and now it’s all anyone can talk about.

Turns out, most of us are deficient in

Continue Reading...
Almost in season, Asparagus is another wonderful "green" to add to your diet.

Eat Your Green Today!

by Cassidy Stockton

Almost in season, Asparagus is another wonderful "green" to add to your diet.

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Instead of posting traditional Irish recipes here, I thought I’d mix it up and focus on green foods today. Green abounds in the natural world and it’s no wonder that green foods are

Continue Reading...
Matt, Cassidy and Dennis pose with our lucky toucans at the 2010 World Porridge Championships.

My Story: Food Allergies

by Cassidy Stockton

Matt, Cassidy and Dennis pose with our lucky toucans at the 2010 World Porridge Championships.

Yes, this is a Bob’s Red Mill blog, but I wanted to share something about myself with you because part of being Bob’s Red Mill is helping people deal with food allergies, celiac disease and

Continue Reading...
FINAL jan 2011 sloane jacket JPG
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

Continue Reading...
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

Continue Reading...
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

Continue Reading...
Visit MyFoodPyramid.gov to learn how to apply the Guidelines to your daily life.
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

Continue Reading...