Food and Health, MyPlate

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...
 

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

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Prevention, Kids

Remember the Nutrients of Concern series we ran about the Dietary Guidelines for Americans? It turns out that -- in addition to calcium, dietary fiber, potassium, and vitamin D, which are of concern for almost all Americans -- there are additional nutrients of concern for specific groups. Let's tackle them today!
Food and Health, Prevention

It's time to talk about vitamin B12: what it does, what foods contain it, and who might not be getting enough of it...
Prevention, Kids

The CDC, AHA, and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans all recommend that "Children and adolescents should do 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day." Most of that activity should be aerobic exercise, with some muscle-strengthening and bone-strengthening work thrown in too. But why be active every...
Food and Health, Prevention

Did you know that July is Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month? We're celebrating with a comprehensive post about the symptoms, complications, testing, and treatment options for hemochromatosis...