Cooking, MyPlate

If there’s one food group that can be polarizing, it’s the dairy group. It’s not unusual to overhear someone say they’ve “gone off of dairy because it causes inflammation” or that “milk is for baby cows and is toxic to humans”. How does this propaganda get started? Despite some...
 
Cooking

We all recognize that protein is an important macronutrient needed for growth, a strong immune system and is a boon when it comes to blood sugar and weight management. It’s used liberally in powder form to build muscle or curb appetite and seems to be glorified in the news...
Cooking, Kids

By now we've all heard the advice to cut down on added sugars. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans tout it. MyPlate asserts it. Even this blog has countless articles about the health dangers of added sugars. But sometimes we need a fresh way to communicate this key information to our clients...
Food and Health, MyPlate

How will you help your clients turn their resolutions into solutions? MyPlate offeres 2 key tips: focus on long-term solutions instead of quick fixes, and encourage self-assessment resources. Let's take a look at each one in more detail, shall we?
Food and Health, Prevention

MyPlate recommends 2 strategies for successful improvements to eating habits and lifestyle: focusing on long-term solutions instead of quick fixes, and self-assessing periodically. The post Resolutions into Solutions provided an introduction to these approaches, and now we'd like to go into more depth about those self-assessment resources...