Food and Health, MyPlate

The first official day of fall is September 23rd, and we're going to celebrate with MyPlate!

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

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
Cooking, Prevention

Today's installment in the 10-part series about helping your clients celebrate Nutrition Month by Enjoying the Taste of Eating Right continues with a bright, inexpensive, and delicious fruit: apples.

Well, it's official. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the definition of the term "gluten-free" and is regulating its use on food labels. No longer can manufacturers simply slap that label on their foods without following proper guidelines first. The Guidelines: According to the FDA, "the term 'gluten-free' now refers to foods that ... “Gluten-Free” Standardized on Food Labels

According to MyPlate, people should make at least half of all the grains they eat each day whole grains. That sounds like a straightforward premise, right? However, when you can’t eat gluten, getting healthful whole grains into your diet can be a bit tricky. What is Gluten? Gluten is...

According to Packaged Facts, gluten-free sales reached more than $2.6 billion by the end of 2010 and are now expected to exceed more than $5 billion by 2015. Celiac disease is an auto-immune digestive disease that damages the villi of the small intestine and interferes with ab- sorption of...