Cooking, Food and Health

Quick question: mushrooms are vegetables, right? We find mushrooms in the produce section of the grocery store and the USDA includes mushrooms in the list of vegetable choices, but technically, mushrooms are fungi. Yet who wants to eat a fungus? Well, it turns out that mushrooms are great for...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
Cooking, Kids

Maybe it’s time to stop using the jar or bottle and instead go with fresh ingredients to add pizazz to your meals!
Cooking

Cynthia Lopez-Pettorino, a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, and nutrition coordinator, asked us to delve deeper into the world of aromatic veggies, citing their budget friendliness and huge flavor-boosting properties...
Cooking

White whole wheat flour is super versatile and a real crowd-pleaser. Check out how it adds the perfect whole grain boost to these tasty chicken calzones!
Food and Health, MyPlate

Here's the last installment of the Dietary Guidelines Nutrients of Concern series. Since the guidelines advise people to "Choose foods that provide more potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, and vitamin D, which are nutrients of concern in American diets," we've focused on discussing one of these nutrients per week. This...