Food and Health, MyPlate

What a year it has been! 2015 was chock-full of new nutrition policy, scientific research, and health information. Want to take a quick look at some of the highlights?
 

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

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

Fruits and vegetables are nutrition powerhouses, yet most people don't eat nearly enough of them each day! Let's take a look at the science behind MyPlate's recommendation to "fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables at each meal."
Kids

I wish all new parents could read Karen Le Billon’s French Kids Eat Everything!
Food and Health, MyPlate

2011 was a banner year for nutrition education. Here's our summary of the highlights, as reported in our Communicating Food for Health newsletter. Basically, the Dietary Guidelines were updated, MyPlate replaced MyPyramid as the USDA's new food guide, supplement news kept piling high, sodium news supported earlier assessments, and...
Food and Health

Some interesting stats for those wanting to know what I do to maintain ideal weight after the age of 40: Age: 45 BMI: 20 (5'7", 130 pounds) Number of hours watching TV per week: 0 Number of hours exercising per week: 16-20 Meals eaten out per week: 1-2 Yesterday's...