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New dietary guidelines ignore advice to lower limits on sugar and alcohol
On Tuesday, the federal government released the new dietary guidelines. A committee of 20 doctors and academics recommended the limits for sugar and alcohol be cut, but they were not. The new guidelines center around the tagline “Make every bite count.” They recommend that children under age 2 not eat…
How healthy are plant-based burgers?
Fast food restaurants and grocery stores are selling plant-based burgers. These products have become a substitute for meat. But a nutrition professor from Pennsylvania says that some of the new products are high in sodium, saturated fat, and calories. The professor recommends legumes like lentils, beans, and nuts as superior…
Superfood or superhype?
What do almonds, avocados, blueberries, broccoli, kale, and pomegranates have in common? They have all been called “superfoods.” These are foods that have lots of nutrients or are believed to prevent disease. But is any food really “super”? The term “superfood” first came into use around World War I. The…
Infographic: Kid’s Healthy Eating Plate
You Are What You Eat!
Maximize your dollar down every aisle of your favorite food store. Check out our Shop Simple with MyPlate tool for… https://t.co/4tBkDoHxTe(about 10 hours ago)
Get kids engaged with a “salad bar” at home. Set out small bowls of veggies for kids to create their own masterpiec… https://t.co/B3NCp5GirJ(about 12 hours ago)
Chop extra. When chopping up veggies for a meal, chop more than you need. Take the extra and freeze them for later.… https://t.co/iqTUEhyRCX(about 1 day ago)
Quick weekend kid’s activity: name 3 foods from each of the 5 food groups. Have older kids print or cut out food pi… https://t.co/zX8fNwWcYu(about 5 days ago)
Food Fun: 12 Easy Recipes Kids Can Make by Themselves
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