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Can healthy menus be profitable?

By Katya Baxter, Nutritionist,

Fighting obesity is not an individual fight. Yes, each person ultimately makes their own call, but when we are surrounded by fast food establishments and bombarded with cheap junk food, it becomes increasingly difficult to choose what’s right.

The other day I read an interview with Hank [...]

Incorporating Probiotic-Rich Foods Into Your Menu

By Katya Baxter, Nutritionist,

Growing up in Russia, I remember having a lot of fermented dairy products as part of our daily diet. A glass of kefir or ryazhenka for breakfast, sour cream (the real kind) with just about everything, yogurt in desserts – we were pretty much saturated with this stuff! [...]

Give your menu a makeover with these easy tips

By Katya Baxter, Nutritionist,

Spelt risotto or buckwheat pasta, anyone?

According to the recent research results conducted by the NPD group, more and more consumers are looking for quality of ingredients as well as flavorful, and nutritionally rich menu options.

With the economy putting a damper on the foodservice industry, especially on [...]

Menu-labeling Laws Could Save Our Waistlines and Wallets

This insightful analysis from the Washington Post gives the rationale behind menu-labeling law efforts. With obesity comes a slew of other health problems, all of which put a strain on government-run healthcare programs. Therefore, theoretically, consumers¬ who change to healthier eating habits when they see calorie counts on menus will make fewer doctor [...]