October 28, 2014

Wild Blueberries & Cream Chocolate Coated Mummy Cookies


Halloween is inevitably one of the hardest holidays to control the consumption, or should I say, over consumption of your children’s sugar intake. Sugar is in every aisle, in every store, at every party and in most every kid friendly treat available. Making a healthier Halloween snack is easier than you might think and this Read more »


October 20, 2014

Wild Blueberries Making a Name for Themselves in China


When it comes to Wild Blueberry Research, one of the leading experts in Maine is Dr. Vivian Chi-Hua Wu. Dr. Wu is Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Maine, where she directs the Pathogenic Microbiology Laboratory for research in microbiology, food safety and functional food. Dr. Wu has conducted dozens Read more »

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October 13, 2014

Why Do Wild Blueberry Barrens Turn Red in Fall?


The answer is surprisingly good for you! The fall season in Down East Maine is more than a little dramatic. The seas turn dark and stormy, the skies turn crisp and blue, and thousands of acres of Wild Blueberry barrens turn fiery red! Why all that red? We turned to resident Wild Blueberry expert Dr. Read more »


September 29, 2014

Are You Fiber Deficient? Here’s One Easy Way to Fill Your Bowl.


A simple breakfast of cereal and milk is a staple for many people—and for good reason. Not only is it quick, easy and tasty, this classic morning combo has a good nutritional profile as well, providing plenty of vitamins and minerals, some protein and some fiber. About that fiber… According to the USDA, most of Read more »


September 11, 2014

7 Tips for Packing the Perfect Lunch Box from Registered Dietician Liz Weiss


It’s back-to-school season and that means packing lunches, again! For many parents, packing the lunchbox can send the heart into nervous palpitations. But for registered dietitian Liz Weiss, it’s an art form. After reading her lunchbox ideas, your anxiety will magically transform into inspiration. Liz is an award-winning broadcast journalist, cookbook author, and radio show Read more »

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