Food and Health, Prevention

Any time we switch from pale "greens" like iceberg lettuce to darker-colored leafy greens like kale, spinach and Romaine, we gain important phytochemicals and antioxidants that are present in larger quantities in darker-colored vegetables...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourage us to “shift to healthier food and beverage choices.” We make choices about what to eat and drink every day. Each choice is a chance to shift to a healthier option. Over time, these small shifts will move you toward a healthy eating pattern.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

From kids to kids at heart, everyone can enjoy a delicious and nutritious smoothie to increase their fruit and vegetable consumption.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

The contest fun continues with another handout about yellow and orange fruits and vegetables...
 

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

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

December is Pear Month, so today I want to celebrate with a fact sheet about pears! This post features a closer look at the common types of pears, their impact on health, and ways to incorporate them into a balanced eating pattern...