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Susan Whiting, PhD, Professor and Head, Division of Nutrition and Dietetics, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Canada has been studying the role of nutrition in osteoporosis and dietary factors affecting calcium utilization. Her studies have been published in the Journal of the Canadian Dietetic Association, Nutrition...
 
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Chicago CartSmart Program Grows Chicago grocery stores are being transformed into nutrition classrooms, thanks to the efforts of the American Heart Association’s Chicago affiliate and a handful of talented dietitians. This yearlong community-based project has grown into a successful full-time program to influence how consumers think about food and...
 

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

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Supermarket LEAN Tips Shirley Strembel, MS, RD, has great tips and activities to better your awareness in the supermarket. The supermarket is a natural nutrition classroom. Instead of bogging consumers down with a whole lecture about nutrition, you can go from aisle to aisle showing them actual foods and inputting various tips to help them ... Supermarket Lean Tips
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Sherri Thibeaux, RD, CDE, Clinical Nutritionist from UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco, California, cautions her diabetic patients that sugar free is not carbohydrate free. Sugar alcohols such as mannitol, sorbitol, xylitol and isomalt, are often used in products geared for people with diabetes millitus. Labels may claim that the product is sugar free because ... Diabetic Shopping Tips
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In surveys to health professionals, answers to the question, “What is your greatest challenge?” always include, “getting people to spend time in the kitchen preparing a healthy meal.” One of the solutions is skillet meals where starch, vegetables and protein are all cooked in one pan- the nonstick skillet....