Your body needs more than just healthy foods for proper nourishment. Exercising daily, getting plenty of rest and staying hydrated are all essential behaviors for maintaining a healthy body. National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign ... READ MORE
The colors of the rainbow are beautiful and display in this order: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Our food comes in a multitude of colors, which can be best seen in the produce section of the grocery store reflecting a ... READ MORE
Ever wonder what heroes eat to keep their powers?
Look no further! Let’s dive into what it takes to eat like a superhero and how the food groups increase their power!
The following is based on recommendations for children aged 2-8 years ... READ MORE
Many times, I am asked as a Registered Dietitian, what should I eat to be healthy? How many calories should I have each day? What should I eat if I want to lose weight? My answer to all of this is there is no one size fits all plan, no magic ... READ MORE
As we all sit home and wait for our world to go back to normal, a lot of us are probably eating more than we normally would. When we are idle, or bored as a child would say, we tend to think we are hungry more often than we really are. When ... READ MORE
Making Healthy Choices
If you aren’t sure where to start when you want to begin eating a healthier diet. USDA’s ChooseMyPlate is a reliable resource to get you started. It shares a variety of nutrition, health and wellness information ... READ MORE
Many families and consumers are wondering about how to prepare for meals and wellness during a two-week quarantine. This is a new concept, yet it is very similar to preparing for a hurricane. You may be faced with limited food supplies, social ... READ MORE
Last week’s blog was about MyPlate, and how the main messages of MyPlate can help us live a healthier lifestyle. To continue the conversation on this symbol, next Tuesday, January 30th, there will be a lesson at the Centennial Library in ... READ MORE
As many of us venture to begin our new year’s resolution of healthier eating, instead of looking up which “diet” to start, get to know MyPlate, which is more of a lifestyle of healthy eating than it is a diet. MyPlate was designed in ... READ MORE
The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite meals and foods. As you celebrate, think of little changes you can make to create a healthier meals and active days.
Create MyPlate Makeovers
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