Food and Health, MyPlate

We love to play with MyPlate. This post reviews a few ways that we tested MyPlate's applications in the real world. We moved a McDonald's value meal out of the bag and onto a plate, which offers a better sense of portions and proportions. When we brought it into...
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

On June 2nd, the USDA will release a new food icon to help consumers use all of the wonderful information presented in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. We will keep you up to date with the latest news about this new icon, and this post includes links to...
 

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

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

The focus for the 2010 Dietary Guidelines is to battle our obesity epidemic. Obesity is crippling us as a nation financially and it is impeding the progress of students, workers and families. Here is the morning transcript of the introduction as well as links for more.
Food and Health, MyPlate

The research keeps going in one direction in our opinion. That is, the data is consistently showing that diet and exercise are so important for better health to avoid the debilitating chronic illnesses that keep most Americans from enjoying their golden years and causing a huge amount of money spent on healthcare dollars every year.
Cooking, MyPlate

Here is a fun steak dinner - but without the steak! It was made in 20 minutes flat - and all we had to do was cut the potato. On the plate: steak oven fries, steak roasted mushrooms, salmon steak and steamed green beans. Heat oven to 450 degrees....