Food and Health

Reading food labels is the best way to purchase the healthiest foods for you and your family. Unfortunately, many people find it difficult, confusing, and even overwhelming to sort through the nutrition facts label...
 
Food and Health

Did you know that there is no definition about the amount of whole grains contained in foods labeled "whole grain?"
 

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

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

Despite the risk for food allergy, the latest recommendations from the US Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee suggests increasing intake of nuts...
Food and Health, Prevention

Updated once every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is largely based on a report written by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee of scientific and health experts. The Committee uses the latest scientific research to develop recommendations to update the DGA. They released their report in July....
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In addition to being hard on us physically, red meat intake is also hard on the environment. This year, the Scientific Report of the 2020 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee explores the environmental impact of red meat consumption along with its effects on health. Check it out! Environmental Impact...