Displaying all posts from: January, 2010

Podcast: Whole Grains Fact vs. Fiction (Part 1 of 2)

Would you like to replay the video or share the link to it with your friends? Many of us have been told how important whole grains are to our diet, but do you know why they are so beneficial?  In this 2-part Sound Bites podcast, two PepsiCo nutritionists – Heather Nelson Cortes, who holds a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry, and Michelle Slimko, a registered dietitian and doctoral candidate in Public Health – discuss whole grains including insights into: What constitutes a whole grain and how to identify whole grains while shopping The difference between high fiber products and those that contain whole grains Tips on how to include whole grains in your daily diet Thanks to Heather and Michelle for their insights on whole grains. Please be sure to return the Food Frontiers blog on the Health and Wellness section of PepsiCo.com for other updates, information and podcasts in the... Read more

Podcast: Whole Grains Fact vs. Fiction (Part 2 of 2)

Would you like to replay the video or share the link to it with your friends? Welcome back to part 2 of our discussion with Heather Nelson Cortes and Michelle Slimko. Thanks for listening. Read more

Podcast: Antioxidants – Fact vs. Fiction (Part 1 of 2)

Would you like to replay the video or share the link to it with your friends? Many of us have heard of antioxidants, but not everyone knows what they are or how they fit into a well-balanced diet. In this brief, 2-part podcast, PepsiCo nutritionist Joy Dubost, a registered dietitian with a PhD in food science and nutrition, dives into the research around antioxidants, including: Why antioxidants are so good for you – and what are the best sources in the diet How consuming a variety of antioxidants benefit your overall health If processed foods contain antioxidants Thanks to Joy for her insights and facts about this important topic.  Please be sure to return the Food Frontiers blog on the Health and Wellness section of PepsiCo.com for other updates, information and podcasts in the future – and please leave us comments and feedback! Thanks again. Dr. Dubost is a Principal Nutritionist for... Read more

Podcast: Antioxidants – Fact vs. Fiction (Part 2 of 2)

Welcome back to part 2 of our interview with Dr. Joy Dubost. Thanks for listenin Read more