Food and Health

I know you’ve heard it: "Grains make you fat and cause chronic disease!" "Grains have toxic anti-nutrients!" "Grains have nothing good to offer!" In an era of low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diets, grains are more maligned than ever. Should you go against the grain or not? Here’s the scoop...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
Food and Health, Kids

Nutrition Month can be fun for the whole family! Don't leave kids out of the loop -- these lessons are important for them too. To help with that idea, and to finish off our week of bonus Nutrition Month posts, today we bring you a wonderful handout that offers a perfect way to introduce important information about nutrition.
Food and Health, MyPlate

Remember the Flavor Exploration series from 2014? In that collection, we took an in-depth look at amazing flavor powerhouses, examining their nutrient content, impact on health, history, and culinary uses. Now it's time to do the same thing with MyPlate's subgroups, starting with vegetables.
Food and Health

Foods made from soybeans, including tofu, tempeh, edamame, soy milk, and soy nuts, contain several important nutrients: protein (the only plant food that contains all 8 essential amino acids humans need for health), fiber, iron, calcium, zinc, and B vitamins. Soy foods are also important for what they don’t...
Food and Health, Prevention

Today we're going to take a closer look at which foods are associated with an increased risk of dementia, and which foods may help prevent risk of developing dementia...