Portion Control and A Healthy Plate Makes A Difference Demonstrate portion control by showing two plates with identical holiday foods. The plate with smaller portions of higher calorie foods and larger portions of lower calorie foods often saves 550 calories over the one which is visa versa. The Holiday...
 

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

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Cooking, Food and Health

Quick question: mushrooms are vegetables, right? We find mushrooms in the produce section of the grocery store and the USDA includes mushrooms in the list of vegetable choices, but technically, mushrooms are fungi. Yet who wants to eat a fungus? Well, it turns out that mushrooms are great for you and well worth overcoming any ... Mushrooms: Packed with Nutrients
Cooking, Food and Health

As the holidays get into full swing, dishes like roasts and baked hams and turkeys all start appearing at festive gatherings with increased regularity. So, how can you navigate these meals while making healthful choices?
Cooking

As Thanksgiving approaches, we are inundated with recipes for how to dress and season a turkey, the main dish and delicious centerpiece for our holiday tables. But what if you have a vegetarian coming to dinner?


Could changing your client’s meal time be the magic bullet that tips the scales? Is the advice to not skip breakfast obsolete?