Current Trends and Resources

Stay up to date with the latest information about nutrition! Take a look at the following links to gain helpful tips and resources that you can use to build a healthier diet and start down a path of health and wellness today.

Healthy Eating on the Run
People are looking for fast, easy and good-tasting foods to fit a busy lifestyle. Whether it's carry-out, food court, office cafeteria or sit-down restaurant, there are smart choices everywhere. Here are 30 tips to help you eat healthy when eating out.

Nutrient Rich Foods
What to eat or what not to eat? Choosing nutrient-rich foods that provide the most nutrients per calorie is a positive and realistic way to think about eating and focuses on enjoying food instead of avoiding it.

Plant Power
Adding plant sterols to your diet is one of several simple changes you can make to help manage your cholesterol level. Read about the research linking consumption of plant sterols with lower LDL cholesterol levels.

Smart Snacking
Try one of these 25 easy, tasty and healthy snacks for kids, all nutrient-rich and delicious!

Sugars in the American Diet
Frustrated by confusing food labels? Browse this list of common terms and definitions to help you recognize alternative names for sugar, along with statistics about the major sources of added sugars in the American diet.

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