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One in Two Adults

Posted on 12/19/2013

One in two adults in the U.S. take a daily vitamin, spending tens of billions of dollars a year on supplements. The most popular products are multivitamin and mineral supplements, which are taken by 40 percent of men and women in our country. It is a $30 billion dollar business.

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Holiday Special

Posted on 12/11/2013

We’re looking forward to our kitchen facility closing for its annual holiday closure to allow our employees an opportunity to spend time with their families and celebrate the holidays. We do this each and every year. I know it’s a rare thing to do, but it’s the right thing to do.

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Oh, Nuts!

Posted on 12/5/2013

New research suggests people who eat a diet rich in nuts, including peanuts (which are actually legumes), are less likely to die from heart disease or cancer. The more nuts consumed, the greater the apparent benefit.

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Posted on 11/26/2013

I want to wish you a happy Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. This once in more than 70,000- year event, the first day of Hanukkah coincides with Thanksgiving. Having many call it Thanksgivukkah.

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Finalists Chosen

Posted on 11/19/2013

After weeks of interviews and rounds of eliminations, we have chosen our 10 finalists to participate in the Seattle Sutton’s 2014 Slim Down Contest for Lake and Porter Counties in Indiana.

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Eliminating Trans Fat

Posted on 11/14/2013

Last week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that they are moving towards eliminating trans fat from use in restaurants and in processed foods, such as cookies, crackers, microwave popcorn and much more. What do I think about it? It’s about time! Long over due, if you ask me.

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Diabetes Awareness

Posted on 11/5/2013

Did you know…diabetes affects 24 million Americans, but only about 18 million know they have it? That means 6 million people in our country are walking around right now with it and don’t even know it! Of those 90 to 95 percent of all diabetics are type II, which is often developed from increased weight especially around the middle, poor eating habits and lack of physical activity.

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It’s almost Halloween

Posted on 10/30/2013

It’s almost Halloween and everyone is gearing up for it…on Thursday morning, I’ll have cases of 100 percent fruit juice delivered for the children who will be stopping by the house to trick-or-treat. Juice? Yes, that’s the usual offering at the Sutton house each year and the kids (and parents) know it by now. I think they look forward to it each year. They need something to wash all that candy down!

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Nutrition Myths and Fallacies

Posted on 10/22/2013

There are so many nutrition myths and fallacies out there, where does one start in breaking down the untruths to get to reality? Here are a few of my favorite myths I hear often and I would like to set the record straight, once and for all!

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Preventing Breast Cancer

Posted on 10/17/2013

As a proud breast cancer survivor, I feel no need to hide the fact that I was diagnosed with the disease and fought it. In fact, I feel an obligation to help other women learn from my experience in order to help them with their own fight.

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