Prevention, MyPlate

What is potassium? Why is it a nutrient of concern? How can people increase their potassium intake? What impact does potassium have on health? Get the answers to all these questions -- and more! -- in today's post!
 
Cooking, MyPlate

What do you know about citrus? What do your clients know? Today I want to offer a closer look at the basics of citrus -- what types of citrus fruits there are, what nutrients they contain, what impact on health they can have, and ways to incorporate them into a healthful eating pattern. There's even a new handout, if you know where to look!
 
Prevention, Kids

The CDC, AHA, and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans all recommend that "Children and adolescents should do 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day." Most of that activity should be aerobic exercise, with some muscle-strengthening and bone-strengthening work thrown in too. But why be active every...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

The researchers concluded that high-dose Vitamin D3 therapy did modestly increase calcium absorption, but the effect was small and it did not translate into measurable beneficial effects on BMD, muscle function, muscle mass, or falls or fractures after one year.
 

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

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.
 
Cooking

There are 2 new activity ideas in this post -- one for a game of memory with Nutrition Facts labels, and one with a way to apply cooking substitution advice in the real world. Which will you try first?