The new Dietary Guidelines provide two healthy eating patterns for toddlers between the ages of 12 and 23 months who are no longer taking breastmilk or formula. Both patterns include a variety of nutrient-dense foods and beverages. Healthy U.S.-Style Dietary Pattern: Vegetables Fruits Grains Dairy: whole milk, yogurt, and...
Food and Health, Prevention

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) keeps the recommendation for no more than one alcoholic drink per day for women and no more than two alcoholic drinks per day for men even though the scientific committee report notes that research suggests drinking within these limits may increase the...

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

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

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) offer lots of helpful nutrition advice, but I couldn't help noticing some pieces that were missing...

While frozen meals have come a long way since the days of TV dinners, they still remain highly processed. Most frozen meals contain a minimum of 500 mg of dietary sodium, added sugar and a handful of preservatives to keep them shelf-stable. The next time you’re considering buying a frozen meal, why not create your ... Deep freeze deep dive
Cooking, Food and Health

Spring is finally, finally in the air and one of the things I'm most excited about every year is fresh spring berries.