Prevention

The US has been more or less a “hands on” society. We test drive cars before we purchase them, shake hands when we meet someone new, and pick up and handle fruit in the grocery store. But COVID-19 has changed everything, from how we meet friends to how we...
 
Prevention

Across America restaurants and retail businesses are beginning to reopen or expand operations.  While we want to support these businesses, many people are leery of going out again.  You can make choices to protect yourself by making good decisions on which restaurants or businesses to visit right now...
 

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

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

Plant-based burgers are having a moment. These new-fangled vegetarian patties are gaining fans among meat lovers. Vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike find plant-based meat alternatives - the type designed to mimic the taste and texture of meat - in fast food restaurants, other restaurants and mainstream supermarkets. According to research by the International Food Information Council ... In Search of a Better Burger


You’ve likely heard the sad statistic that up to 40% of US food goes straight to the landfill. Meanwhile, 1 in 8 Americans go hungry every day, yet even the wealthy don’t meet their daily fruit and vegetable needs. Fortunately, programs such as IDP (Imperfectly Delicious Produce), exist and...
Food and Health

Do you ever find yourself standing in line at a coffee shop or restaurant with a large display board that lists all the available foods and beverages along with their calorie content, trying to decide if you really want the large size fries with 490 calories or whether the...