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Cooking with Cauliflower

Posted by Katherine Ancona
Katherine Ancona
Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Fo...
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on Wednesday, 05 July 2017
in Health & Nutrition
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It is officially summer time, which means that cauliflower is now in season. Here at Whitsons, we want to make sure that you get the most out of this amazing vegetable. Cauliflower is one of many vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the Brassicaceae family which also includes cabbage, Br...
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May Produce of the Month: Lettuce

Posted by Katherine Ancona
Katherine Ancona
Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Fo...
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on Monday, 01 May 2017
in School Nutrition Blog
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Happy Spring! Whitsons is pleased to present our vegetable of the month for the month of May, Lettuce. Lettuce is in season and will be featured in schools this month. So just why is lettuce so good for you? Aside from its great taste and large varieties, lettuce is packed with many nutrients.   L...
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Foods for Eye Health

Posted by Katherine Ancona
Katherine Ancona
Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Fo...
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on Thursday, 06 April 2017
in School Nutrition Blog
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Eating healthy to maintain your normal body functions is always at the top of the list, but what about eating healthy for your vision?  There are many foods that are beneficial for eye health.  For instance, it is important to consume nutrients with components such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zi...
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Food for Fuel During the Work Day

Posted by Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages th...
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on Monday, 13 June 2016
in Health & Nutrition
FoodForFuel
Keeping ones energy level up during throughout the work day can be a challenge, especially if your work day is more than 8 hours. Exhaustion can grow from the vicious cycle of continuously working late along with lack of sleep and consuming huge amounts of coffee. Your lunchtime turned nap time in y...
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Family Heart Health

Posted by Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages th...
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on Monday, 08 February 2016
in School Nutrition Blog
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February is American Heart Month, and not only should having a healthy heart diet be a concern for us as adults, but it should be a focus in your child’s health. Heart disease prevention should be at the top of everyone’s list. There are many factors that contribute to heart disease such as diet, ph...
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Making Healthy Eating FUN!

Posted by Fooditude
Fooditude
Fooditude is a way of thinking…a way of acting. Fooditude emphasizes the importance of food, and your attitude...
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on Tuesday, 10 November 2015
in Health & Nutrition
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If you’re a parent of a picky eater (hint: not eating enough fruits and veggies), you’re likely spending countless hours feeling frustrated and concerned that your child isn’t getting enough nutrition. The trick? A little patience and persistence, and a whole lot of creativity! Here are a few soluti...
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There’s No Need to Fear

Posted by Jennifer Watson
Jennifer Watson
Jennifer has been with Whitsons for over 14 years as an integral part of the Sales and Marketing departments. ...
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on Monday, 27 April 2015
in Health & Nutrition
Fruit-Apple
Who says you can’t get older kids to try new things? Sure, by middle school, most kids are quite clear in what they will eat and what they won’t; fruits and vegetables are often not at the top of the list! So, how do you get them to be bold and try new things? Make it fun, if course!   Here are so...
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Cultivating a Green Thumb

Posted by Leslie Fazin
Leslie Fazin
Leslie Fazin is Whitsons' Senior Communications Associate. Leslie is responsible for coordinating proposals fo...
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on Monday, 06 April 2015
in General Interest
kid with plant
  Harvesting fresh produce is an excellent opportunity to learn about the beauty of nature — and of course, about the benefits of healthy eating. From carefully picking the type of vegetable plant, such as cherry tomatoes, to watering, measuring and watching the plant’s growth, your children will l...
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