Cooking, Prevention

"Americans consume too much sodium. High sodium consumption raises blood pressure, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease and stroke are the nation’s first and third leading causes of death"
 
Food and Health, Prevention

?By being more attentive to our diets, weight, and physical activity levels, we can prevent about 1/3 of the most common cancers...
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

Have you gotten your free copy of the Up, Up, and Away fruit and vegetable handout yet? This post makes the perfect companion piece...
 
Cooking, Kids

When I presented at the Child and Adult Care Food Program's (CACFP) Sponsors Association Meeting a few weeks ago, I offered ways to help picky eaters shift to healthier eating patterns. The post Fun Ways to Get Picky Eaters to Try New Foods featured the first topic I addressed: sneaking in...
 

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

With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
 
Prevention

It may sound like an oxymoron, but yes indeed, you could be an active couch potato. It turns out that even people who exercise are at risk for health problems if they spend much of the rest of their time in a sitting or reclining position...