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Tips for a Healthy Turkey Day!

We all know it’s hard to resist the abundance of comfort foods that will soon be surrounding us on Turkey Day.  No one wants to be deprived of their candied yams and green bean casserole!  However, there ARE simple steps you can take to lessen the blow of those second and third helpings.  Follow these […]

Healthy Thanksgiving Options for the Workplace!

      With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we are often bombarded with a variety of unhealthy food choices every where we look, especially at work!  Nothing like trying to avoid the savory smells of deep fried turkey and candied yams during the lunch hour, right?  Fortunately for us, Derby City Vending has created […]

The Three Macronutrients and Energy Density

The energy or calories in the food we eat comes from three macronutrients: proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Macro means large, and these basic nutrients are necessary in large quantities to sustain our growth, metabolism, and other bodily functions. Our bodies require other nutrients, too, like essential vitamins and minerals. However, these micronutrients are required in smaller […]