Nutrition News

NEW! Kid’s Healthy Eating Plate

Kid'sHealthyEatingPlate_12.15The Kid’s Healthy Eating Plate is a visual guide to encourage children to eat well and keep moving. It was created by nutrition experts at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, based on the best available science. The Kid’s Healthy Eating Plate is designed to enhance the visual guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate icon and – like the Healthy Eating Plate – its primary focus is diet quality. Continue reading

New Dietary Guidelines remove restriction on total fat and set limit for added sugars but censor conclusions of the scientific advisory committee

produceThe 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines have been released, with updates including limiting added-sugar intake to less than 10 percent of daily calories, and the removal of the restriction on the percentage of calories from total fat. The new guidelines also emphasize healthy eating patterns, with the following  key recommendations: Continue reading