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MyPlate now has a tool called "Get Your MyPlate Plan." You can enter your age, sex, height, weight, and activity level and then find out how many calories you should eat in one day to keep your weight the same. My calorie level came back as 2000. With the...
 
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Our online course library has been updated with culinary nutrition lessons. Here is a sneak preview from the Plant Based Diet: Vegetables course: Leafy Greens Leaf vegetables, also called leafy greens, salad greens, fresh herbs, vegetable greens, or simply greens, are plant leaves eaten as a vegetable, sometimes accompanied by tender shoots. There are many ... Working With “Leaves”
 
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2018 marks the 25th year that I have been in business developing culinary nutrition education materials for dietitians and other health professionals. Much has happened in the past quarter of a decade, including the coming and going of the "fat-free" food trend, Internet/social media, low-carb-high-protein diets, a gluten-free fad,...
 
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What is the "everything spice"? Well, it is a combination of spices from the "everything bagel", using poppy seeds, sesame seeds, onion, garlic, and salt. Why would you want to use it? Because it has an intense flavor, some crunch, and not a lot of salt. It is a...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Choose from over 100 different nutrition posters, health posters, and motivational wellness posters, that will make your walls beautiful and educational.
 
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In our social media "all about the potato" post, we described all of the nutrient advantages of potatoes. See it here. A tour through your grocery store will find piles of fresh potatoes, waiting to go into a comforting fall or holiday meal. So we set to work to make something creative, delicious, and easy. ... Potato Loaf