Food and Health, Prevention

The recent updates to the nutrition facts label show off a new, cleaner design that’s meant to make it easier to quickly identify useful information. The updates also reflect the most recent scientific research on the links between food choices and chronic disease so that you can make healthy,...
 

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

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Ask anyone at your next workshop to name a food that’s high in potassium and they’ll likely say, “Bananas”. Why is it that bananas get all the credit for this important nutrient? You’ll be surprised to know that several other foods contain more potassium than bananas. This week we’ll explore why potassium is the next ... New Food Label Spotlight: Potassium on your plate
Food and Health, Prevention

I’m often asked these questions, and I bet you’ve thought about them yourself: Which is better for my heart – margarine or butter? What type of cooking oil should I use for a heart healthy diet? What is the latest guideline on eggs? Why do guidelines on margarine, butter, cooking oil, eggs and other foods ... The Evolution of Heart-Healthy Food Guidelines
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Your client just found out his blood pressure is high and started avoiding table salt, but is still on a steady diet of bacon, canned soup and frozen meals. What’s wrong with this picture? While it’s definitely important for him or her to reduce table salt, there are many...
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With countless aisles of multiple products, it’s no wonder many consumers dread the task of grocery shopping. Gone are the days when you could run in the store, grab a jug of milk and run out in just a few minutes. In addition to the plethora of products, new...