Education

ABOUT THE MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO

We are aware that a local demonstration against agricultural biotechnology, glyphosate-based herbicides, and our company is being promoted and expected to take place this May. Similar events have taken place before. We know people have different points...
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PUERTO RICO L.E.A.D. NETWORK VISITS MONSANTO COMPANY FACILITIES

A few months ago Monsanto Puerto Rico developed a new initiative to educate the public about nutrition, following the US model of the Leaders Engaged in Advancing the Dialogue Network (L.E.A.D. Network).  We invited two very well known Puerto Rican dietitians,...
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WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO MODERATE OR REDUCE SALT INTAKE?

By Sandra Ortiz-Rosado, LND, CAWM, DE, CECD, and L.E.A.D. Network member For centuries, salt was essential to preserve food, even the term “salary” comes from the word salt. Sodium is an essential mineral for life and one of the components...
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IRON-RICH FOODS

Prepared by Rayna Hichez Coste, LDN Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist. LDN #1553 and L.E.A.D. Network member Iron is one of the most abundant minerals on earth. It is found in every cell of the body. In our diet, it is considered an essential mineral, since...
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