Cooking

Packing a lunch can be great for your health! Choosing and preparing exactly what you want to eat gives you more control over calorie and nutrient content than you would have in a restaurant or when eating packaged foods. So how can you pack a healthful and satisfying lunch...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Kids, MyPlate

Thanks to the Healthy Hungry Kids Act of 2010, there are big changes coming to school lunches near you. School lunches must now align more closely with USDA standards, which can be a bit of a daunting task. That's why we're here -- to make this transition easier. Let's start with our series of colorful and creative posters that are great resources for school lunch planning. Want to meet them?
Food and Health, Prevention

While everyone is talking about exciting new buzzwords like sustainability, local sourcing, and many flavor trends, there is one huge consumer trend we cannot ignore that is changing many industries and consumer habits. And that is the mobile use of the internet!
Cooking, Food and Health

It's not too late to celebrate Apple Month! We’ve all heard about the effects of an apple a day on the proximity of doctors, but did you ever stop to think about the actual ramifications of eating an apple a day? This single small decision, over the course of...
Food and Health, Prevention

It seems like every day there is a new health claim, superfood, or "surefire diet trick" that is making headlines across the U.S. But how many of these claims are actually supported by the science they're discussing? That's a surprisingly tricky question to answer. To help you navigate the...