Cooking

Eating more fruits and vegetables is a positive step toward better health and weight management. There are 26 letters in the alphabet – if you use one of these tips every two weeks you will have a healthier year! A = Apple – Keep a crisp one in your...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

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Food and Health

Americans consume only about half as much fiber as recommended. The average intake is a mere 16 grams daily, yet experts tell us that men and women should aim for 38 and 25 grams per day respectively. Getting the right amount – and the right types – of fiber can help you stay regular in ... Fiber: It’s Time to Double Up
Food and Health, Prevention

Here are fun "bites" for your social messaging efforts. We chose the topic of a plant based diet using evidence from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Plant based = MORE vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds Plant based = LESS animal based foods and processed foods Consistent evidence indicates that a dietary pattern ... Social Messaging: Plant Based Diet
Food and Health, Prevention

Your gut is home to millions of strains of bacteria known collectively as “microbiota” or the “gut microbiome.” And just like snowflakes, everyone’s gut microbiota is uniquely different...


When it comes to produce, you really can’t go wrong with more veggies.  Rich in fiber, beta-carotene, potassium, vitamin C and phytochemicals, vegetables are great, and a high vegetable intake has been associated with lower rates of heart disease and certain cancers. It may also help with “waist control,”...