Kids, MyPlate

Get ready for August with MyPlate's monthly tips!
 

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!
 
Food and Health, Prevention

While there is little credible scientific evidence implicating HFCS as being far worse metabolically than other concentrated sweeteners, it does appear that all of these sweeteners may have some unique metabolic effects due to their high fructose content.
Food and Health

Athletes use sports drinks to provide energy, maintain hydration, and improve performance. At the same time, consumers reach for lower calorie, lower sugar sports drinks as tasty thirst-quenchers, even when those people are not physically active. Let’s take a closer look at sports drinks to see whether they’re good for simply quenching thirst.
Food and Health

After researching the most common sugary drinks and their typical servings sizes, I used my handy-dandy exercise calculator to find out how much work it would take to burn off the calories in popular beverages. I turned what I found into a new handout, which you can download for...


It's time for another poster contest, and this time I'm giving away 5! Check it out!