Prevention, MyPlate

Fruits and vegetables are nutrition powerhouses, yet most people don't eat nearly enough of them each day! Let's take a look at the science behind MyPlate's recommendation to "fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables at each meal."
 

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!
 
Prevention, MyPlate

December is Pear Month, so today I want to celebrate with a fact sheet about pears! This post features a closer look at the common types of pears, their impact on health, and ways to incorporate them into a balanced eating pattern...
Food and Health, MyPlate

It’s time for another edition of the Dietary Guidelines Nutrients of Concern Series! Last week, we talked about calcium: what it is, where to find it, how it affects your health, and what happens when you don’t get enough of it. Today we want to do the same thing with dietary fiber...
Cooking, Food and Health

Beth Rosen, MS, RD, CDN is here today to talk about a hot topic in the worlds of shopping, cooking, and healthful eating: sprouted grains.
MyPlate

This quiz is a fantastic way to teach your clients about the MyPlate vegetable food group. It has information on serving sizes, health benefits, nutrients, preparation, and much more!