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Inside Scoop: “Zipongo” is Changing to “Foodsmart”

2 minute read | July 14, 2020

While we recognize the world is a bit chaotic today, we are at an incredibly exciting juncture at Zipongo. When we came up with the name “Zipongo” 10 years ago, we wanted a company name that showcased the energy that...

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5 min read | March 10, 2020

Are You Seeing the Wrong Doctor?

Whether or not you are aware of it, choosing a healthcare provider is a big deal. It becomes an even bigger deal if you have a complicated medical history or any health... Read More
14 min read | January 18, 2020

Health Benefits of Nuts

If you’ve been avoiding nuts because of their high fat content, you might want to consider adding them back into your diet again. A study published in JAMA Internal... Read More
6 min read | August 12, 2019

Dietitians’ Favorite Nut Butters

Nut and seed butters are a delicious way to fit healthy fats and proteins into almost any meal. They are incredibly versatile, going well in smoothies, sauces, with... Read More
8 min read | April 2, 2019

A Beginner’s Guide to Meatless Monday

Whether or not you’ve read any Michael Pollan articles or had a heart-to-heart with your doctor about diet and exercise, Pollan’s phrase “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly... Read More
2 min read | February 21, 2019

3 Hacks for Better Hydration

Staying hydrated is essential to our health, but sipping on plain water can get boring fast, especially when there are flavorful sodas, teas, and fruit juices in... Read More
2 min read | February 5, 2019

4 Flavorful Salt Swaps to Eat Less Sodium

Reducing your sodium intake can be tough when it’s hiding in so many of our food options. The best way to ensure that you’re not over-consuming sodium is to cook at... Read More
3 min read | January 21, 2019

3 Healthier Alternatives to Vegetable Oil

Just what is “vegetable oil”? Vegetable oil: it’s a common ingredient in everyday cooking and baking recipes, and most of us have a bottle on hand for just these... Read More
3 min read | November 24, 2018

Should You Be Watching Your Sodium?

It’s common knowledge that Americans consume too much sodium, largely from processed and fast foods. Some guidelines recommend that everyone should cut back, but is that... Read More
3 min read | November 2, 2018

Is White Meat Healthier?

When it comes to turkey — or any other type of poultry — white meat has long been the protein of choice for lean-meat lovers. But is white meat healthier, and does it... Read More

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