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A tight budget doesn’t have to equal shortchanged nutrition. While items such as exotic produce, fresh fish and specialty whole-grain breads may need to be limited, there are still plenty of low-cost healthful foods to choose from. Connie Evers, MS, RD, nutrition consultant, writer and the author of How...
 

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

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

Did you know that MyPlate has tons of resources for pregnant and breastfeeding moms? To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), we took a closer look at just what MyPlate has to offer for pregnant and breastfeeding moms...
Kids

Here is part three of our series, "Children, Activity, and Diet." We feel that most parents make misguided choices for kids' meals. This opinion is based on several years of observations of what kids eat for lunch, parties, going out to eat, etc. Most parents are busy because they are parents! It is hard to ... Children, Activity, Diet
Food and Health, Prevention

Here's the next installment of the questions and answers series. What do you know about fat?
Food and Health, MyPlate

We're all familiar with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans' advice to reduce the amount of added sugars in our eating patterns. Today I want to talk about why that recommendation exists...