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New Wendy’s App To Help Manage your Calories

Whether they’re on their lunch break or in our drive-thru line, customers looking for nutrition guidance can use our mobile app to easily customize meals that are right for them. The nutrition information section on Wendy’s website is the most visited area, especially before meal time. Like the website, this app gives customers the information they need to make good meal choices.… Read More New Wendy’s App To Help Manage your Calories

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Low carb diet got you stalled? Reason #3: Counting Only The “Net” Carbs

If you are eating a lot of artificial or prepared low carb foods and snacks, you may be eating more carbohydrates than you think. Here is the skinny on net carbs, what they are, and why you need to count more than just the net carbs if you want to get the best results from your low carb diet.… Read More Low carb diet got you stalled? Reason #3: Counting Only The “Net” Carbs

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How a Glycemic Index Value is Calculated

The glycemic effect of foods depends on a number of factors such as the type of starch, fat content of the food and increased acidity of the meal – adding vinegar, cheese, or peanut butter, for example, will lower the GI. A low GI food will release energy slowly and steadily and is appropriate for dieters and endurance athletes. A high GI food will provide a rapid rise in blood sugar levels and is suitable for post-endurance exercise energy recovery.… Read More How a Glycemic Index Value is Calculated

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MyPlate Nutritional Guidelines: Serving of Dairy

In general, 1 cup of milk, yogurt, or soymilk (soy beverage), 1 ½ ounces of natural cheese, or 2 ounces of processed cheese can be considered as 1 cup from the Dairy Group. Under the USDA’s guidelines, eggs are part of the protein group and butter is not considered a dairy product. This chart shows recommended daily milk, cheese, and yogurt servings.… Read More MyPlate Nutritional Guidelines: Serving of Dairy

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MyPlate Nutritional Guidelines: Recommended Daily Vegetable Servings

According to the USDA’s new nutritional guidelines for vegetables, daily choices should be selected from among the vegetable subgroups but it is not necessary to eat vegetables from each subgroup daily. However, over a week, try to consume the amounts listed from each subgroup as a way to reach your daily intake recommendation. … Read More MyPlate Nutritional Guidelines: Recommended Daily Vegetable Servings