McDonald’s recently updated the standard lettuce mix in all their salads, and instead of applauding a switch from iceberg lettuce to a mix of Romaine, baby kale, and baby spinach, bloggers are howling about the calorie, fat and sodium content of the salads! Personally, I think that those bloggers...
 

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, Prevention

Any time we switch from pale "greens" like iceberg lettuce to darker-colored leafy greens like kale, spinach and Romaine, we gain important phytochemicals and antioxidants that are present in larger quantities in darker-colored vegetables...
Food and Health, Prevention

Here's a quiz that you can use to show your clients how important it is to research calorie and nutrition information before they choose a meal in a restaurant. Some of the answers may surprise you!
Food and Health

While more research is needed to clarify the relative risk of various components of a typical modern Western diet for promoting excessive calorie intake, insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome, and NAFLD it is likely that replacing refined sugars high in fructose with whole grains and starchy vegetables and cutting...
Food and Health, Kids

Sometimes foods can hide far more fat than you might expect. Help your clients develop a good sense of how much fat a product contains (along with where to look for it) with these fun and engaging activity ideas.