Cooking

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute recommends that a child’s first cholesterol check should occur between ages 9 and 11. The test should be repeated between ages 17 and 21. The American Academy of Pediatrics endorsed the guideline. Lowering risk in childhood has profound benefits through life. Obesity,...
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

2011 was a banner year for nutrition education. Here's our summary of the highlights, as reported in our Communicating Food for Health newsletter. Basically, the Dietary Guidelines were updated, MyPlate replaced MyPyramid as the USDA's new food guide, supplement news kept piling high, sodium news supported earlier assessments, and...