Food and Health, MyPlate

We love to play with MyPlate. This post reviews a few ways that we tested MyPlate's applications in the real world. We moved a McDonald's value meal out of the bag and onto a plate, which offers a better sense of portions and proportions. When we brought it into...
 
Food and Health

Do you know how much sugar is in soda, breakfast pastries, fruit yogurt, sports beverages and chocolate bars? You might be surprised when you see actual photographs of serving sizes and the amounts of added sugar, fat and sodium they contain. There is good news in our game though...
 

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!
 
Kids

Different varieties of plums, nectarines and peaches were collected at the store along with the dark sweet cherries. I am not sure which is more exciting for me - the produce aisle or the camera? But both are good choices!
Cooking

So we decided that we have to come up with a master list of 20-25 foods to buy and show many different fast meals you can make from these ingredients! That is a challenge!!
Cooking

Whole grains: • Shredded wheat • Oatmeal • Whole-grain cereals low in sugar • Whole-grain toast Whole grain foods are ... MyPlate Makes A Great Breakfast