Food and Health, MyPlate

A scientific report from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is now available! Come see the highlights, the changes, and how you can affect how the next official edition is shaped...
 

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

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

The goal of this article is to provide readers with this reviewer’s perspective on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a focus on what role diet and nutrition may play in its prevention and treatment. COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus similar with the one that caused severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) back in 2003.  According ... Nutrition and COVID-19
Prevention

If you’re a woman and you’re craving more junk food, it could be PMS or may just be that you need to get more ZZZs. And if you think it’s OK that you’ve put on a few pounds because of it, think again. A study out of Columbia University Irvine Medical Center suggests that inadequate ... Get Some Sleep for Your Heart’s Sake
Prevention

The US has been more or less a “hands on” society. We test drive cars before we purchase them, shake hands when we meet someone new, and pick up and handle fruit in the grocery store. But COVID-19 has changed everything, from how we meet friends to how we...
Prevention

Across America restaurants and retail businesses are beginning to reopen or expand operations.  While we want to support these businesses, many people are leery of going out again.  You can make choices to protect yourself by making good decisions on which restaurants or businesses to visit right now...