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Fight Bac! Keep Food Safe This Holiday Season: Let's Talk Turkey - FN1443
You can make sure that the turkey you serve during the holidays produces only compliments. Just remember the four simple steps to food safety: clean, separate, cook, and chill. Then follow the tips in this publication.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Steps to Reducing Sodium in Recipes - FN1688
Let’s practice our food sodium knowledge by modifying a chili recipe.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Finding the Truth I: Reliable Nutrition and Health Information - FN569
It is impossible to keep up with each new study, fad, fraud, cure, exposé, warning or hope that is being promoted or reported by someone. We can, however, build ourselves a box of tools to help us analyze these claims. This publication will give you a head start in making a rational decision about the nutrition and health information you see.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Finding the Truth II: Are Popular Nutrition and Health Information Sources Reliable? - FN600
We’re all bombarded with information about nutrition and health. This publication will explore a few popular nutrition information sources and ways to determine if information is reliable.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Wash Your Hands! - FN1444
No matter the language, hand washing is an important step in the fight against germs. Follow these guidelines for proper hand-washing practices.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate Budgeting Total Calories - FN720
Each person has a daily calorie budget. Calories are units of energy. You spend calories to maintain body functions and provide energy for physical activity. If you take in more calories than you burn, you may “bank” the extra as body fat.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate Find Your Balance Between Food and Physical Activity - FN721
Do you consider yourself to be physically active? You probably are more active than you think. According to the MyPlate recommendations at www.ChooseMyPlate.gov, being physically active is “movement of the body that uses energy.” Calories are units of energy. You use up calories when you are active. The more time and intensity you put into an activity, the more calories you burn.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate Focus on Fruits - FN722
Fruits are a great source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals (“phyto” means plant). The usual sweetness of fruits makes them an enjoyable food.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate Get Your Calcium-rich Foods - FN723
The dairy group is an important part of the new food icon at www.ChooseMyPlate.gov . MyPlate provides individual recommendations based on age, sex and activity level for each group. The online tool can help you with an eating plan personalized for you.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate Go Lean with Protein - FN724
Protein is important to have in your diet because it plays a part in the health and maintenance of the body. Choosing protein foods that are lean and low in cholesterol will give you the needed nutrients without the extra fat.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
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