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.

Potatoes are a popular vegetable. One reason is because everyone loves French fries. Another is because people think potatoes are a fattening carbohydrate to be avoided at all cost. While fad diet ideas and French fries are not going anywhere anytime soon, don't leave out an important culinary treat that is low in calories for ... Potato Messages

Here are some fun and tasty strategies that make it easy to adopt a Mediterranean eating pattern...

In a fruit and vegetable rut with the same old banana for breakfast, apple for lunch, and green beans for dinner? That is not too bad. But consider that you can shake it up a little with the kitchen hacks we share here. Cooking greens will surprise you with...

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.

Choose from over 100 different nutrition posters, health posters, and motivational wellness posters, that will make your walls beautiful and educational.

Jacqueline Marcus, MS, RD, LD, FADA, Nutrition Consultant in Northfield, Illinois, has shared these tips to get more fruits and vegetables in your diet without spending more time preparing food. With only a few minutes to shop, prepare and serve dinner, you can still your daily allotment of 4-4.5 cups of fruits and vegetables a ... Fruits and Veggies in the Fast Lane