March is National Nutrition Month, an opportunity to focus on healthy and informed food choices. Job Ubbink, a professor and head of the Food Science and Nutrition Department at the University of Minnesota, answers questions about the difference between unprocessed, processed, and ultra-processed foods and how to make nutritious choices.
As the holiday season approaches, bakers across the state are bringing out their cookbooks in search of traditional favorite recipes and potential new desserts that could delight friends, family and neighbors.
Health professionals have long praised the benefits of insoluble fiber for bowel regularity and overall health. New research from the University of Minnesota suggests even more reasons we should be prioritizing fiber in our regular diets.