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!
Food and Health, 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, Prevention

May is Digestive Diseases Awareness Month, so today we're going to explore 5 different digestive diseases -- celiac disease, Crohn's disease, diverticular disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and ulcerative colitis. There's even a free disease overview handout!

Sedentary Lifestyle A sedentary lifestyle promotes colon cancer. Sedentary activities include things like... Watching television. • Sitting at a desk. • Surfing the web. Learn ways to be less sedentary: Try to be more active during your leisure time. Find new activities that include at least some exercise --...

A cinnamon roll is about 500 calories. Our healthy breakfast plate on the right is just 250 calories and contains more food! Most over-sized baked goods found in so many coffee shops and bakeries can mean starting the day with too many calories not to mention a high dose...