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...
Food and Health, Prevention

By now you've probably heard all about the FDA's new food label design. Today I want take an in-depth look at some of the changes, focusing on the new "nutrients required" section...
Food and Health, Prevention

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...
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?