The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that after 22 years, the Nutrition Fact label will be updated. Food manufacturers will be required to use this updated label by July 2018.
Prediabetes is when a person’s blood sugars are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. More than 86 million Americans, or 37% percent of American adults, have prediabetes — and most are unaware, because there are no symptoms.
We all know it is important to eat fruits and vegetables. The optimal goal is to consume at least 2 cups of fruit and at least 2 ½ cups of vegetables each day, but which is a better choice: fresh, frozen or canned?