Cooking, Kids

The recently released Scientific Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee marks the first time that added sugars are addressed for infants and toddlers younger than 2 years old. The recommendation is simple: no added sugars from any source.
 
Cooking, Kids

A healthy diet with optimum amounts of vitamins, minerals, fiber, healthy types of fats and proteins is crucial for infants and toddlers younger than age 2 to support growth and development...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Despite the risk for food allergy, the latest recommendations from the US Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee suggests increasing intake of nuts...


I usually think of dried cranberries and raisins as interchangeable in recipes. The other day, I was talking with some folks about adding dried cranberries instead of raisins to a broccoli salad. We were trying to liven up the color, flavor, and nutrition. Someone commented that “we shouldn’t add...
Food and Health, Prevention

In a blink of an eye, five years have passed and the Scientific Report of the 2020 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has been published. The health consequences of eating processed meats like hot dogs, bacon and deli meat were evident when the 2015 guidelines were set, and the...