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RECENT WEBINAR [1/21/15]


Understanding Food Risks 
Organic foods, all natural ingredients, pesticide residues, food additives, genetically modified foods: what are the relative risks of consuming these in the food we eat? Dr. Bruce Chassy, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign discusses basic food risks, including an overview of toxicology, and how to apply this knowledge to discuss the safety of foods.


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The Whole Truth About 100% Fruit Juice 
Learn more about 100% fruit juice, with emphasis on the unique benefits from polyphenols in 100% grape juice made from Concord grapes, with polyphenol expert Mario Ferruzzi, PhD of Purdue University. Nutrition blogger Sarah-Jane Bedwell, RD, LDN also offers consumer-friendly tips, techniques and recipes to help squeeze more fruit into the day.


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Strawberries as a Functional Food: A Sweet Strategy for Health

Understand the health-promoting constituents of strawberries and review data from human studies that support their potential role in helping to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, age-related cognitive function and inflammation. Also learn how strawberries can add inspiration and appeal to meals, snacks and recipes.

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The Power of the Pour: The Nutrition & Health Benefits of 100% Fruit Juice
Review evidence that supports the benefits of consuming 100% fruit juice as part of a healthy diet, including improved nutrient adequacy and diet quality. Learn about research findings from studies on 100% orange juice/100% fruit juice consumption and key health concerns such as overweight/obesity, insulin resistance,
diabetes and heart health risk factors.

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Cans Get You Cooking!
Learn about new research on the nutrition and versatility of canned fruit and vegetables, including ways they can be incorporated into everyday meals for overall health and wellness.

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Food Safety Efforts in Produce Production
Understand how the produce industry is working to prevent microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables in order to instill confidence about produce safety.

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Building a Better Breakfast with High-Quality Protein and Produce
Review the research on how high-quality protein paired with fruits and vegetables can influence nutrient adequacy, satiety and health. Learn practical tips to help build a better breakfast.

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Grapes and Cardiovascular Health
An in-depth look at the science supporting the role of grapes in heart health plus an overview of emerging new areas of grape health research. Numerous serving suggestions are included.

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Pesticide Residue: What to Communicate to Consumers
This webinar addresses the importance of accurately communicating to consumers that eating either conventional or organic fruits and vegetables is the right choice and eating more is the healthy choice.

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California Raisins: Small Fruit, Mighty Nutrition
A review of research highlighting the role of raisins in health as well as practical tips for cooking with raisins.

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Potatoes: A World of Uses Webinar
Potatoes are used for their versatility, low cost, and easy storage but seldom get credit for their nutritious contributions in the diet.

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Ask a Farmer: A Food Dialogues Webinar
A beginning conversation between farmers and the nutrition community about how food is grown and raised in the U.S.

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For more information about Educational Programs, please contact PBH's Elizabeth Pivonka.

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