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...
 

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

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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, barley, and spelt take 40-60 minutes ... Fast Cooking Whole Grains
Food and Health, Prevention

Only 1 in 20 Americans consumes enough fiber...
Kids, MyPlate

Here's a quick quiz to help evaluate your skills in the grocery store.


As the new Nutrition Facts label starts hitting the shelves, I can't help but notice that people still make the same 3 mistakes as they evaluate a food...