Cooking

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...
 

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

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

What do you know about this helpful little label? Here's the lowdown about using the Nutrition Facts panel to promote good health...
Food and Health, Prevention

Serving size doesn’t have to be a mystery or an after-thought on the journey to healthy eating. With the right tools, unintended calorie intake will be a pitfall of the past!
Cooking, Prevention

Help your clients reduce the sodium in a bowl of soup by making soup at home. Here are my top 5 favorite soup recipes, which are perfect for cooking demonstrations or speedy handouts. You can also prepare samples at home and then bring them to your next session. The...
Food and Health

One year ago today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) set out a final rule about which foods could and could not use the "gluten-free" label. Now that a year has passed, the law has moved from "voluntary" to "mandatory" and, by today, all foods bearing the label "gluten-free"...