Food and Health

Don't let the food manufacturer tell you how much to eat - read the label and practice measuring Watch funny examples of how big the packages really are - some look like one serving but are 3 servings!
Food and Health

Do you know how much sugar is in soda, breakfast pastries, fruit yogurt, sports beverages and chocolate bars? You might be surprised when you see actual photographs of serving sizes and the amounts of added sugar, fat and sodium they contain. There is good news in our game though...

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!
Cooking, Food and Health

If you use a large serving bowl for dessert you will probably fill it. Does this mean the portion size is right? No.
Food and Health

Holidays are just around the corner.  With so many stressors in life today, this is the time to take some time for yourself….and find out what truly relaxes you.  Whether you find it relaxing to read, write, garden or do yoga, the key to a healthy mind and body is alleviating the stress that can so ... Lesson: Do not use food as a relaxation tool
Food and Health, Prevention

I have been cooking at home a lot more. Usually I cook a lot but end up eating 2-3 meals out a week - like a bagel stop for breakfast and a favorite (healthy lowfat vegetarian but salty) Mexican meal for dinner. At the last checkup I noticed my...