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Whoever said that healthy is boring or not tasty?
 
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If you look at the graph below you will see that a higher fiber diet was found to help lower the risk for overweight and obesity in women in a recent study. Sounds fair enough - but most people only eat about half of the fiber they should. Here...
 

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.
 
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How do I find whole-grain foods? Look for a whole-grain claim on packages, which states, “Diets rich in whole-grain foods and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers.” This whole-grain health claim can be included on a food package if ... Yummy Ways to More Whole Grains
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Vegetables: _____ avocado _____ bell peppers _____ broccoli _____ cabbage _____ carrots _____ cauliflower _____ celery _____ corn _____ cucumbers _____ eggplant _____ garlic _____ herbs _____ kale, collards _____ lettuce, dark green _____ mushrooms _____ onions _____ potatoes _____ spinach _____ squash _____ sweet potatoes _____ tofu _____ tomatoes _____ zucchini Fruits: _____ apples ... Healthful Shopping List
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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans have been published. You can view them online at www.health.gov. The graph shown above is a good overview for what changes most adults need to make to go from where they are now to being compliant with the new guidelines. The bars above the...