Cooking, MyPlate

MyPlate is celebrating its first birthday on June 2, 2012. Join the celebration with this fantastic fruit cheesecake that features MyPlate's great design.
 

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

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

  MyPlate's birthday is coming right up, and we can't wait to celebrate! On June 2, 2011, the USDA released its new food icon and MyPlate officially replaced MyPyramid as the guide to healthful and balanced eating. This week, we'll be exploring some of our favorite aspects of MyPlate, along with fun new recipes that ... MyPlate has a Birthday!
Prevention, MyPlate

Today we want to celebrate the strawberry. Did you know that the strawberry is the most popular berry in the United States? According to the California Strawberry Commission, California produces enough strawberries to go around the world side by side 15 times!
Prevention, MyPlate

To improve the health of your bones, include more foods that are good for them in your daily diet. You want to foster bone strength and make sure that your body gets all the nutrients that it needs. Not sure where to start? Try the healthful options we outline...
Food and Health, Prevention

Earlier this week, we explored the importance of vitamin D in osteoporosis prevention, as well as cancer prevention and health improvement. Many different products contain vitamin D, but not all of them are good for you. In this article, we'll explore some healthful -- and not-so-healthful -- sources of...