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Healthy School Lunches

Posted on Monday, August 26, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Healthy School Lunches for Your Kids As the new school year gets underway, are you wondering how you can help your child navigate the school cafeteria in a healthy way? In most areas, school lunches have improved significantly over the years, both in terms of both taste and nutrition, but some still exceed recommendations for fat. What can you do? Use school lunches as a . . . more »

From the Food Pyramid to MyPlate: A Change on the Dietary Guideline

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Are you familiar with the look of this food pyramid? Does the congested image of sectioned layers piled with various food groups and information overwhelm you? If so, here’s some good news! Nineteen years after the Food Pyramid icon was first introduced, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has finally decided to replace the Food Pyramid dietary guideline with MyPlate. The concept of MyPlate . . . more »

From the Food Pyramid to MyPlate: A Change on the Dietary Guideline

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Are you familiar with the look of this food pyramid? Does the congested image of sectioned layers piled with various food groups and information overwhelm you? If so, here’s some good news! Nineteen years after the Food Pyramid icon was first introduced, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has finally decided to replace the Food Pyramid dietary guideline with MyPlate. The concept of MyPlate . . . more »

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