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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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6 min read | February 9, 2021

Don’t Skip A Beat On These 4 Heart-Healthy Nutrition Tips

You can’t beat a healthy heart - did you know your heart beats on average 115,000 times and pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood through the body each day? It’s quite an... 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
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 | September 5, 2018

What to Choose at the Salad Bar

It’s hard to know what to choose at the salad bar. A salad is tricky because it’s equally easy to make a plate that’s tasteless versus one that’s weighed down by too much... Read More
4 min read | August 27, 2018

A Nutritionist’s Guide to Whole Grains Plus 10 to Try

Nutrition pop quiz: white rice or brown? If you picked brown, you may know this whole grain is the healthier choice, but what’s so good about it? Read on for details... Read More
6 min read | August 10, 2018

Is Fasting Actually Good For You?

The tradition of fasting goes back thousands of years, but more folks are trying it now than ever before. A growing body of evidence suggests that this ancient spiritual... Read More
6 min read | May 4, 2018

Can You Be Fit and Overweight?

  Feeling motivated to lose weight so you can improve your health? Healthcare providers often tell us that whittling that waistline and getting down to a lower weight... Read More
7 min read | April 16, 2018

6 Satisfying Recipes with Healthy Fats

Fat is an essential part of any healthy meal plan. It helps us absorb key vitamins from our food, adds the richness to lots of delicious recipes (skip below for six of... Read More
5 min read | April 10, 2018

The Mediterranean Diet Versus Meds for Heart Health

Cardiovascular disease is still the number one killer in America and has been for the past 80 years. The bright spot in this bleak news is that heart issues are slow to... Read More

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