Kids, MyPlate

A scientific report from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is now available! Come see the highlights, the changes, and how you can affect how the next official edition is shaped...
 

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

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
Prevention

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 were recently released and recommendations regarding added sugar intake have been included for the first time. Here's what you need to know...
Food and Health, Prevention

The reason the original paper was retracted was due to statistical anomalies, the failure to appropriately randomize subjects in some of the 11 study centers, and other concerns.


For years, partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), also known as trans fats, have been allowed to lurk in the American food industry despite health concerns that they raise the risk of heart disease and stroke. Luckily, healthier alternatives are in the works. Food manufacturers started working on other oil options...
Food and Health, Kids

The Smarter Lunch Room Scorecard has 60 no cost or minimal cost action plans that can be used in lunch rooms to increase participation, increase healthful food consumption, and reduce food waste...