Kids

When my son was 6 years old he came home from school and proudly told me “Beets are nature’s candy!” His class had learned about different vegetables and beets were his favorite because they taste sweeter than many other vegetables when roasted. Beets have made a comeback lately. I've...
 
Cooking

Our long time subscriber, Anne Linge, RDN, CD, CDE, made a request, "Hi Judy, I just had a patient wanting salad dressing recipes. You have a lot of salads in the recipe section, but I don't see a handout of just a variety of dressings. He would like a tasty oil and vinegar dressing.  He ... Healthy Dressing Ideas
 
Cooking

MyPlate now has a tool called "Get Your MyPlate Plan." You can enter your age, sex, height, weight, and activity level and then find out how many calories you should eat in one day to keep your weight the same. My calorie level came back as 2000. With the...
 
MyPlate

Last week I had the privilege of attending the USDA MyPlate National Partner's meeting at FNCE. Food and Health Communications has been a partner since 2011 when MyPlate was presented after the 2010 US Dietary Guidelines. The 2020 Dietary Guidelines process is well underway now. You can check progress...
 

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.
 

With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
 


The American Heart Association (AHA) released nutrition recommendations based on research published in the journal Circulation. The AHA Blueprint for Healthy Eating summarizes the scientific evidence on the healthiest food choices into practical tips health professionals can share with their patients to prevent cardiovascular disease. While the Blueprint contains no new, earth-shattering information, it is ... American Heart Association Blueprint for Healthy Eating