Food and Health, MyPlate

Remember the Flavor Exploration series from 2014? In that collection, we took an in-depth look at amazing flavor powerhouses, examining their nutrient content, impact on health, history, and culinary uses. Now it's time to do the same thing with MyPlate's subgroups, starting with vegetables.

Potatoes are a popular vegetable. One reason is because everyone loves French fries. Another is because people think potatoes are a fattening carbohydrate to be avoided at all cost. While fad diet ideas and French fries are not going anywhere anytime soon, don't leave out an important culinary treat that is low in calories for ... Potato Messages

Here is a reason to add a little creativity to your description of fruit and vegetable dishes. Studies show, when it comes to produce, we can all use more in our diets.  According to a 2012 study published recently in JAMA, poor intake of specific fruits and vegetables was...
Food and Health, Prevention

Most people know that consuming less sodium helps lower blood pressure, but the important role of potassium is often overlooked...

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

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.

Tilapia is a good source of protein, niacin, B12, phosphorus, and selenium and can easily fit into our overall weekly food choices...