Food and Health, MyPlate

Nutrition Month is finally here! We have been waiting to celebrate for a long time now, but we've also been wondering about where to begin. After we put our heads together, we decided we'd like to start with making a healthful and balanced plate. This lesson can help revitalize...
 

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

With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
 
Cooking

When people hear of a Mediterranean diet, visions of endless baskets of bread and olive oil or pizza may come to mind. And while these foods are certainly eaten by various populations living near the Mediterranean, the Mediterranean diet really focuses more on whole grains. Whole grains are those that have not undergone much processing ... Mediterranean Diet staples- whole grains
Food and Health

Despite the popularity of cutting carbs like bread, cereal, and pasta, science continues to support eating whole grains for best health.
Food and Health, Prevention

Good news for fruit and veggie lovers! Healthy eating habits may defy aging by maintaining the health and youth of cells. Scientists note that the best indicator of biological aging is cellular aging (examining cellular DNA) versus measuring age in years. Telomeres are the ends of chromosomes that indicate...
Cooking

Here is a handy chart for fast cooking whole grains. Our criteria for "fast cooking" is 20 minutes or less. One more way to serve whole grains fast is to keep cooked whole grains in your freezer. Cook and Freeze: Some grains like steel cut oats, brown rice, farro,...