Sometimes the Nutrition Facts label can be a bit overwhelming. Yes, it's full of helpful information... but it's that very fullness that can make it hard to navigate. Let's break down the keys to the Nutrition Facts label to make it easier to understand and use in day-to-day life.
 

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, 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

In order to craft a balanced and healthy eating pattern, there are certain food elements that most Americans need to shift away from. Today I want to zoom in on two of those elements: added sugars and saturated fats...
Prevention, MyPlate

Today is the day that we get detailed with saturated fat. What is it? What foods contain it? What impact does it have on health? Get the latest research in today's post...
Cooking, Prevention

High in vital trace minerals and unique antioxidants, oats can lower cholesterol levels and help you reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. They're also naturally gluten-free! What's not to love? Let's take a closer look at these nutrient powerhouses.