Cooking, Prevention

Just because nutrients are present in your food doesn’t mean that your body is actually using them. Some nutrients, antioxidants and phytochemicals are destroyed during cooking or by air or light during storage. Others need the help of your gut bacteria or other nutrients to be activated or to...
 

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

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

Today, I want to talk about sweetening drinks, both hot and cold. There’s so much more to the story than sugar! Here are some of my favorite ways to sweeten drinks…
Food and Health, MyPlate

Psssssst! Wanna see something neat? Here's a brand-new animated graphic that presents MyPlate's messages for fall. It's perfect for your next email blast or presentation intro!
Cooking, Kids

The sweetener series continues this week with a guide to sweetening foods safely and healthfully. I figured it was time to weigh in on the discussion from a chef's perspective, so today's post is all about making delicious drinks and yogurt snacks with fewer added sugars...


Sugary sodas raise your blood sugar and provide extra calories with no nutritional benefit. That’s not healthy for anyone, but if you have diabetes, it’s vital to find other ways to quench your thirst.