5 Healthy Holiday Tips
Every family has traditional holiday foods that show up on the table year after year. Instead of using the holidays as an excuse for high-fat, high-calorie feasting, use these five easy tips to remake your holiday favorites with good health in mind.
Songs and Jingles for Fruits and Veggies
Sing these fun songs to get everyone excited about using more fruits and vegetables. Or use them in a voice message. (To the tune of “Everything’s Coming up Roses”) By Anne R. Goodman, MS, RD You’ll be swell You’ll be great Heap those veggies up high on your plate...
The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
Prizes and Incentives for Nutrition Classes, Wellness Fairs, Employee Wellness Programs
Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
Food Colorings: What are they, why are they used, and are they safe?
We love brightly-colored foods, but what is the difference between the color in a bright red apple or the deep red frosting on a cupcake? Have you ever wondered how food manufacturers add colors to food such as yellow margarine, green mint-flavored ice cream, or blue yogurt? The FDA has a long list of approved ... Food Colorings: What are they, why are they used, and are they safe?
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Are you as an educator having trouble getting kids to eat enough fruits and vegetables? Do your clients struggle with getting their children to get the necessary servings of fruits and veggies per day? A new plate may help! A recent study in a Colorado preschool found that providing children’s plates with compartments with images ... Picture This
Kombucha, a fermented tea with a long list of possible health benefits, has rapidly become a popular beverage choice...
Apple A Day Savings
You may have already heard about our amazing PDF handout library, and the work continues! Now we're adding lots more while revamping a few fan favorites. Here's a redesigned and updated version of one of our top handouts: Apple a Day Savings...