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Ever wonder why the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are updated every five years? Scientists have to fit the pieces together to figure out how something works. Every time they get a new puzzle piece, scientists do their best to figure out what the big picture is. They ask questions and do experiments to get information and make new recommendations based on new information.
Have you ever wanted tips on how to shop for more healthful foods while sticking to a budget? Look no further! Here are 11 ways to have a smarter shopping trip.
It can be frustrating to get your children to eat nutritious foods. Kids tend to prefer sweet and salty foods over options like vegetables. Some kids might even refuse to try new foods. Don’t give up! It’s important to help your child develop healthy habits at a young age, as these habits can follow them in adulthood. Here are 5 fun and easy ways to help your child expand their taste buds!
Packing a nutritious snack ahead of time can help you avoid resorting to fast food when you're on the go. Here are a few snack ideas that taste great and will give you the energy you need to make the most of your day.
Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic creates a campaign to celebrate making smart food choices and getting physically active. The theme for 2017 is "Put Your Best Fork Forward" to remind us that each bite counts.
What is sodium? How much salt is too much salt? What's the difference between table salt and sea salt? All your salty questions answered!
With only a month into New Year’s resolutions, Valentine’s Day can be a tough time to eat smart. Here are a few tips to keep the sugar down but keep all the sweetness of the holiday
Luckily Georgia is (mostly) free from winter’s ice and snowstorms, but December through March does get fairly cold. The grey skies and wind chill might make you want to cuddle up indoors. Fight the urge and make sure you’re still getting the physical activity your body needs.
It’s the beginning of another year. This is the time when people make promises to be a better version of themselves than they were the year before. For a lot of people, these promises involve losing weight, eating more fruits and vegetables, or fitting more exercise into their schedule. Here’s how to set yourself up to be the best version of yourself this year.