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With over 130 educational opportunities at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE), it wasn’t hard to learn new and exciting things from the speaker sessions or while walking through the expo exhibits. Is “Eating Less” the Best Message? When Bigger Portions Can Be Better...
 
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A Big Year for Small Portions How restaurants are shrinking offerings without shrinking the size of the check www.rmgtmagazine.com/food-beverage/big-year-small-portions One in Five U.S. Adults Considered ‘Healthy Eaters’ According to findings from The NPD Group, eight out of 10 U.S. adults describe themselves as “extremely healthy” or “very healthy,” yet only...
 

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

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Lynn Morrow, MEd, RD, CDE, exclaims, “Pedometers! People seem to respond well to gadgets and I am having good luck with pedometers. Once they have an idea how many steps they walk a day, I encourage them to increase this by 1,500-3,000 steps depending on their ability.” Lynn finds most people like numbers. One of ... Diet AND Exercise Ideas
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Here is one trick we are using at home: Kitchen VIPP V = VARIETY! Each night when I prepare dinner, I serve a “buffet” in the kitchen. It usually consists of a healthy vegetarian entree like beans and rice, lentils and rice, or pasta along with a big salad, bowls of fruit and seasonal vegetables. ... Kitchen VIPP
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The health and nutrition news updates were far more optimistic than any of the financial news for 2009. Studies keep showing that lower body weight, more fruits and vegetables, less salt, less sugar, less fat and getting enough Vitamin D from the sun are important. Here is an overview...