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Holiday handouts: Go to our site at www.foodandhealth.com and check out our free holiday handouts.These handouts feature A Light Pumpkin Pie Recipe, Holidays Without the Weight, and a Halloween handout. You may also want to search on past issues of Communicating Food for Health for more holiday presentation ideas, handouts and recipes....
 
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Here you will find 24 top resolutions for ringing in the New Year. You can use 2 every month to make a big difference in your health. FMI visit choosemyplate.gov and learn how you can eat better and exercise more! They even have a SuperTracker Tool for keeping track...
 
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What is homocysteine? Homocysteine is made from methionine, which is found in large amounts in all animal proteins. Why should I lower it? Too much homocysteine in the blood has been shown to raise the risk of coronary heart dis- ease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease. Several studies have also shown elevated levels are associated ... Lower Homocysteine for Heart and Brain
 
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“I usually try to see what food group(s) the client needs help with and wants to work on to achieve their goal. Then I show him, her or the parents where to look for recipe sites to get healthful foods for their meal or snacks. I try to help...
 
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1. Lighten ingredients in your desserts. Use Splenda brand sweetener in place of all or part of the sugar. Splenda is a non-nutritive sweetener that measures just like sugar. Splenda works great in pie fillings, puddings, cranberries, etc. Splenda is not recommended for crisp cookies or cakes where sugar...