It’s National Nutrition Month! This year’s theme is “Go Further with Food,” and what better way is there to fuel the fun than with fresh fruits and vegetables? 

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

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

Here's a great tool to help encourage your clients to incorporate more fruit into their eating patterns: a brand-new melon fact sheet!

Did you know that there are many more fruits waiting in your grocery store from what you usually eat? Most people choose apples and bananas which do make inexpensive snacks for people on the go. Grocery stores feature tropical fruits during winter months. This can help folks get more fruits and vegetables and more variety ... Try a New Fruit!

Collard Green Saute 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 cup sliced sweet onions 1/2 bell pepper sliced thin 6 cups collard greens, chopped Black pepper to taste Saute the olive oil, garlic and onions?and allow the onions to brown?slightly. Add the pepper and collard?greens and saute...

Collard greens and cabbage are two of the best bargains in the grocery store for both nutrition and cost. Ounce for ounce they are both nutritional powerhouses. They are high in nutrients and phytochemicals, plant chemicals that may be beneficial to your health. But they are also low in...