February is Heart Month. Here are three things you can pack on your journey to heart health: 1. Pack your lunch: Save money, time, calories and fat by bringing your lunch instead of eating at restaurants. Use low-fat chicken,  tuna or nut butter on whole grain bread or stuff...

What is trans fat? Trans fat is made when manufacturers add hydrogen to vegetable oil – a process called hydrogenation. Why is trans fat bad? Trans fat raises LDL cholesterol, which increases your risk for coronary heart disease. It has also been shown to lower HDL, which helps remove...

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

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
Cooking recently published (Issue 89, Dec. 2004) an interview with the CEO of Dunkin’ Donuts, who is quoted saying they are going to work to offer better choices over the long term. This caught our attention and prompted an investigation to the nutrition facts of their current menu. Boy were we in for a few ... Food News: Fast Food Audit