Food and Health, MyPlate

Lately, the USDA has been updating school nutrition policies and programs like crazy! Let's take a look at the most recent developments...
 
Food and Health

When it comes to creating engaging displays, do you ever get stumped? Looking at a space that you want to use and finding yourself bereft of ideas can be really frustrating. We've all been there, and it stinks. That's why I'd like to share my latest bit of display inspiration with you today...
 


New handout delivery system for free nutrition handouts will serve more target audiences
 
Food and Health

What would you do with a free nutrition poster? No really, what would you do? The question isn't rhetorical because this month, we're giving away a free poster to a lucky contest winner!
 

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

Every poster contains information that is evidence-based, accurate and up-to-date. Richly-colored, graphic design and style educates, entertains and decorates.
 
Food and Health, Kids

Happy August! Did you know that this month is the very first Kids Eat Right Month? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Academy Foundation have created a new children's health and nutrition education campaign, and it comes in the form of Kids Eat Right Month. According to Terri Raymond, RDN and chair of the Academy Foundation, “As children head back to school in August, Kids Eat Right Month will reinforce our program’s core messages of shopping smart, cooking healthy and eating right. By following these principles, we can help ensure children are healthy, succeed in school and grow...