Prevention, Kids

A scientific report from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is now available! Come see the highlights, the changes, and how you can affect how the next official edition is shaped...
 

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!
 
Cooking

The Pursuit of Deliciousness at the Intersection of Health, Sustainability, and Cultural Discovery The Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit 2020 covered a vast number of topics from very creative people who are so passionate about sustainability and creativity. It was so impressive to see the wonderful community who could make such a great conference a success ... Reviewing the Plant-Forward Summit


According to the National Restaurant Association, one of the top food trends for 2019 is infusing foods and beverages with CBD. If you’re not familiar with CBD, it stands for cannabidiol, one of the active ingredients in cannabis. The primary active ingredient in marijuana is THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol. Although both are varieties of the cannabis ... What is CBD? And Why Is It Showing Up in Foods and Drinks?


“Supportive but not conclusive scientific evidence suggests that daily consumption of about 1½ tablespoons (20 grams) of oils containing high levels of oleic acid, may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease...”
Food and Health

I don’t think a day goes by that I don’t hear about the latest diet a person is following. It may be at a party, in the store, or my office. I watch how people pile their plates with burgers, ribs and salad and forgo the bun or potato...