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...
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

SuperTracker is an interactive tool available for free through the USDA’s Choose MyPlate initiative. With SuperTracker, you can plan, analyze, and track your daily food choices and physical activity.
Food and Health, Prevention

All fat is composed of different fatty acids. There are saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated types. The kinds of fatty acids consumed are more important in influencing health than the total amount of fat in the diet. Animal fats tend to have a higher proportion of saturated fatty acids, and plant foods tend to have a higher proportion of monounsaturated and/or polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Food and Health, MyPlate

The 2015-2020 edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is finally here and Lynn Grieger, RDN, CDE, CPT, CWC, has written a brand-new post to walk us through the most important parts...
Food and Health, Prevention

The perception of yogurt as a healthy food doesn’t match the reality that flavored yogurt is sweetened with added sugar in various forms...