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  • Step by Step
    Screen shot 2012 09 25 at 12.35.31 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?As a follow-up to our latest motivation article, we look deeper into effective ways to implement manageable lifestyle changes...
  • Start Slow, Keep Steady
    Screen shot 2012 09 24 at 1.40.10 PM1 What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Only do enough to get an 80%. What are we talking about? Read on to find a new take on achieving health and fitness goals...
  • Top Seven Cooking Lessons
    Screen shot 2012 09 10 at 9.45.51 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Here at Food and Health Communications, we just love to cook. Lately, we've been thinking about the most important cooking lessons for a healthful lifestyle, which led us to create our Top Seven Cooking Lessons for Health series. This free set of nutrition handouts is chock full of useful information. It covers everything from crafting the best bowl of oatmeal to steaming vegetables perfectly.
  • Herb and Garlic Roasted Potatoes
    Screen shot 2012 08 30 at 2.38.03 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?September is Potato Month. How will you celebrate? At Food and Health Communications, we'll be whipping up some of these amazing herb and garlic roasted potatoes. They're a simple and tasty side dish that lend themselves well to all kinds of variation!
  • Kitchen Equipment Survey
    chefbananas2 What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?
  • Nutrition PowerPoint Pro Tips
    Screen shot 2012 08 30 at 9.17.53 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?At Food and Health Inc, we pride ourselves on the high quality of our posters, handouts, games, books, and presentations. In almost 20 years of business, we've learned a lot about what works and what doesn't, and now we'd like to share some of that knowledge with you.
  • Low-Fat Apple Cobbler
    Screen shot 2012 08 29 at 3.30.32 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Did you know that September is Apple Month? Celebrate with this fantastic recipe for apple cobbler. It's low in calories, fat, and sodium, yet high in flavor and sure to please a crowd!
  • Bread Machine Stars: Round Two
    Screen shot 2012 08 22 at 10.10.07 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?We continue our series about delicious and healthful foods that you can make in a bread machine with today's discussion of pizza. That's right, pizza. When prepared in a thoughtful way, pizza can actually be good for you. The two pizzas we're featuring today are nutrient dense and low in both sodium and saturated fat. And trans fat? It's nowhere to be found!
  • There’s So Much More to a Bread Machine
    Screen shot 2012 08 21 at 10.03.44 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Bread machines are fantastic tools for creating delicious breads, but that's not all they can accomplish. In this week's series, we are featuring four other great things, besides bread, that you can make with your bread machine. Today we'll discuss our first two: an incredible chicken calzone and a sweet plum strudel.
  • Cran Razzle Tea
    Screen shot 2012 08 21 at 9.24.00 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?MyPlate's summer message is to replace sugary drinks with water. There are tons of tasty ways to follow that advice, but one of our favorites is this delicious Cran Razzle Tea.
  • Meet Fruit Tooth!
    Screen shot 2012 08 07 at 9.39.41 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?It's here! It's finally here! Check out our latest cookbook, Fruit Tooth, which is a fantastic resource for creating delicious and healthful desserts. And the best part? It's totally free!
  • Dietary Tips: A Follow-Up to Addition, Subtraction, and Diet
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 11.40.33 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?As a follow-up to Tuesday's article, today we thought we would feature a more in-depth look at what kinds of foods to use in order to replace foods that are loaded with empty calories.
  • Addition, Subtraction, and Diet
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 11.36.06 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Newspapers, magazines, and the evening news are filled with calls to eat less of this and more of that, but is simply subtracting certain foods from the diet the way to a healthful lifestyle? Find out in today's post!
  • Seven Simple Steps
    Screen shot 2012 08 07 at 9.51.30 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Have you seen our new poster, Seven Simple Steps? It reviews seven simple steps to save over 500,000 calories per year! It even comes with a free handout that provides all the details for each step. Because we love you, today we'll preview the first three steps from our poster.
  • Fall in Love with Salad
    Screen shot 2012 07 10 at 10.24.15 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Salads make simply fantastic meals. They are chock-full of nutrients and flavor, and -- when prepared thoughtfully -- they can be low in calories but still very satieting. Today we'd like to celebrate salad with a guide to its preparation, presentation, and transportation.
  • Watermelon Day
    Screen shot 2012 07 09 at 2.55.03 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Friday is National Watermelon Day. How will you celebrate? Why not check out our fun watermelon facts, then make your own watermelon freezies with the recipe at the bottom of this post?
  • July is Baked Bean Month
    Screen shot 2012 07 09 at 10.14.23 AM1 What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?July is Baked Bean Month! It's not too late to celebrate -- try our baked bean recipe tonight! Why dedicate a whole month to these legumes, especially in the produce-rich height of summer? Find out in today's exploration of beans...
  • Stealthy Substitutions
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 10.12.17 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Yes, April Fool's Day has passed, but there's still time to play a few taste bud tricks. With this handy guide, you can sneak in some extra nutrition in ways no one will ever suspect – but which will have them asking for more! Check out our creative ideas in this new post.
  • Slow Down Your Sodium Intake!
    Screen shot 2012 05 16 at 10.59.54 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Too much sodium is bad for your health. Today's article explores the impact of sodium consumption on health and then offers a variety of strategies to help reduce sodium intake.
  • Summer Fruit Dessert Presentation Tips
    Screen shot 2012 07 12 at 9.45.16 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Our last post introduced seven AMAZING fresh fruit desserts, and today we'd like to continue that discussion with a guide to presentation. After all, if the food doesn't look delicious, it's a lot harder to convince people to give it a try. Follow these presentation tips for desserts that will be sure to have your guests lining up for a taste.
  • Seven Remarkable Summer Fruit Desserts
    Screen shot 2012 07 12 at 9.10.32 AM1 What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Summer is here, which means that many kinds of produce are at the very peak of their season. So how can you best celebrate the joys of summer fruit? Check out these 7 remarkable and healthy fruit desserts. They're cold, refreshing, and totally delicious.
  • Mango Salsa
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 11.05.29 AM1 What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?This simple salsa comes together in a snap and is perfect with chips, vegetables, rice, or grilled fish.
  • Enjoy Summer Fruit!
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 11.56.04 AM1 What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Every season features its own special fruits and vegetables, but summer offers an exceptional range of choices. In this post, we explore the best ways to treat yourself to summer fruit.
  • Celebrate Berry Month!
    Screen shot 2012 05 15 at 1.01.18 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Did you know that July is Berry Month? To celebrate, we've collected a few of our favorite berry recipes and paired them with fun facts. Check it out!
  • Use MyPlate for a Great Fourth of July
    Screen shot 2012 05 16 at 10.31.01 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Who doesn't love the Fourth of July? The food, the fireworks, the fun with friends and family -- all of these elements combine to make this holiday fun and memorable. However, in all the hullabaloo, it can be difficult to make healthful decisions. Luckily, MyPlate is full of great tips and tricks for having an exciting and healthful celebration.
  • Flavonoids: Find Them in Tea and Produce
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 1.38.06 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?You can find flavonoids in both tea and produce. In today's post, we've assembled everything you need to know about these healthful compounds and the foods that carry them!
  • Fabulous Flavonoids
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 1.28.16 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?A celebration of Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month wouldn't be complete without a discussion of the helpful flavonoids that can be found in many fresh fruits and veggies. What are flavonoids, you ask? This post gives you the lowdown on these amazing phytochemicals...
  • Make it Easy to Eat Fresh Fruits and Veggies
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 11.23.31 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Here at Food and Health, we're still celebrating Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month (who wouldn't?!), so we thought we'd post a few more tips about making it easy to eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Why Choose Tea?
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 1.25.55 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Tea is good for your heart, bones, and teeth. It may even prevent cancer, though more research is needed to support that claim. Today we take a closer look at both the benefits and the different types of tea. Check it out!
  • Coffee or Tea?
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 1.17.15 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?It seems that, when given the choice, more Americans choose coffee instead of tea. In this post, we explore scientific studies that indicate why choosing tea might be a more healthful option...
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month Feature: Onions
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 11.47.27 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Wouldn't it be great to season your food without adding a lot of fat or salt? Try onions! Their lively flavor ranges from sharp to sweet. In addition to enhancing many different dishes, onions also provide a nutritional boost and tons of fiber.
  • Celebrate Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month with… Fresh Fruits and Vegetables!
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 11.12.04 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Do you wish your family would eat more fruits and vegetables? Sometimes the facts about these healthful foods simply aren't enough, and in order to get your family to eat more fruits and vegetables, you have to get creative. That's why we've compiled some of our favorite tips and tricks in today's blog post!
  • Pasta Fresca
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 11.20.42 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Celebrate Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month with this delicious recipe. After you cook the spaghetti, the rest of the dish comes together in just 5 minutes! It's simple, quick, and received rave reviews from our testers.
  • June is Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 11.08.16 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?June is fruit and veggie month. Celebrate by solving these 20 riddles - and learn more about these great super foods!
  • Happy Birthday MyPlate!
    Screen shot 2012 05 22 at 12.54.06 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?MyPlate's birthday is here! It was exactly one year ago today that the USDA released its new food icon. How are you going to celebrate MyPlate's birthday?
  • What a Difference a Plate Makes
    Screen shot 2012 05 22 at 12.01.54 PM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?MyPlate's birthday is tomorrow. How will you celebrate? Today we're going to look at some fun features of MyPlate...
  • Healthy BBQ Plate
    Chicken Fajita Kabobs Skewers for MyPlate BBQfoodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?This delicious barbecue dinner incorporates a chicken fajita theme with the addition of peppers, onions and spicy seasonings for the kabobs. The veggies roast right along with the skewers so you have a great tasting dinner without the heat and mess in your kitchen. And this is a MyPlate meal so you have all the nutrients you need in the calories allotted!
  • MyPlate Fun
    Screen shot 2012 05 22 at 11.28.33 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Food and Health is proud to be a National Strategic Partner with MyPlate! We have created tons of helpful materials that highlight MyPlate’s most important messages. In fact, you can check out our products and ...

  • Celebrate MyPlate’s Birthday with Cheesecake
    DSC 7221 What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?MyPlate is celebrating its first birthday on June 2, 2012. Join the celebration with this fantastic fruit cheesecake that features MyPlate's great design.
  • MyPlate has a Birthday!
    Screen shot 2012 05 22 at 10.35.52 AM1 What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?MyPlate’s birthday is coming right up, and we can’t wait to celebrate! On June 2, 2011, the USDA released its new food icon and MyPlate officially replaced MyPyramid as the guide to healthful and balanced ...

  • 7 Steps for Lung Cancer Protection
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 10.17.14 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?The National Lung Association has dubbed May "Breathe Easy Month." As the month comes to a close, we wanted to recognize this aspect of May with a review of some ways to improve your lung function through healthful eating. While the National Institute of Cancer maintains that giving up smoking is the most beneficial health action that smokers can take to lower their risk of lung cancer, the following dietary recommendations may also offer protection against lung cancer -- for smokers and nonsmokers alike.
  • Sensational Strawberries
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 10.22.50 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Today we want to celebrate the strawberry. Did you know that the strawberry is the most popular berry in the United States? According to the California Strawberry Commission, California produces enough strawberries to go around the world side by side 15 times!
  • Berry Good!
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 10.01.22 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Who doesn't love berries? These versatile fruits are a great snack, and they're good for you too! In fact, new research has revealed that blueberries, cranberries, huckleberries, and related plants all contain a special cancer-fighting compound called resveratrol.
  • Bone Health Strategies
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 9.54.19 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?To improve the health of your bones, include more foods that are good for them in your daily diet. You want to foster bone strength and make sure that your body gets all the nutrients that it needs. Not sure where to start? Try the healthful options we outline in this post...
  • Stir Fry for Bone Health
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 9.49.44 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?We're going to wrap up our posts for osteoporosis awareness month with a few more recipes and tips for getting enough bone-healthy nutrients. Today we bring you a delicious stir-fry that provides 473% of the daily value for vitamin K, 22% of the daily value for magnesium, and 10% of the daily value for calcium.
  • Getting Enough Vitamin D
    Getting Enough Vitamin Dfoodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Earlier this week, we explored the importance of vitamin D in osteoporosis prevention, as well as cancer prevention and health improvement. Many different products contain vitamin D, but not all of them are good for you. In this article, we'll explore some healthful -- and not-so-healthful -- sources of this vital vitamin.
  • Fettucini with Salmon and Tomatoes: Recipe for Bone Health
    Screen shot 2012 05 14 at 9.37.52 AM What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?foodandhealth What's Cooking in the FHC Kitchen?Celebrate osteoporosis awareness month with this delicious dish that helps build healthy bones. It contains 23% of the daily value (DV) for calcium, 74% of the DV for vitamin D, 38% of the DV for folate, 106% of the DV for selenium and over 10% of the DV each for magnesium and vitamin K.

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