Food and Health, MyPlate

Let's take a look at MyPlate's history, shall we? After all, the guiding food graphic wasn't always a plate!
 

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

A calorie is a unit of measure that determines the amount of heat needed to increase the temperature of one kilogram of water from 0 to 1 degree Celsius...
Food and Health, Prevention

Some health-minded people keep the saltshaker off the table, but it will probably take additional effort to get sodium intake down to recommended levels...
Cooking

The 2015-2020 edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that the average person consume 2 cup equivalents of fruit per day and 2 ½ cup equivalents of vegetables per day. That may seem like a pile of produce, but there is a simple way to add fruits and...
Food and Health

Did you know that May is International Mediterranean Diet Month? A Mediterranean diet features many of the building blocks that can aid weight loss, improve health, and even boost energy levels. It has also been cited as a healthy eating pattern by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which use...