Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives Recipe Nutrition Goals

 Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives (HKHL) is annual conference that bridges nutrition science, health care, and the culinary arts. A collaboration between the Harvard Chan School’s Department of Nutrition and The Culinary Institute of America, the conference was created to teach medical professionals about nutrition and self-care, so that they will be better prepared to teach patients … Continue reading “Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives Recipe Nutrition Goals”

Nutrition Education Materials

Download these nutrition education materials based on research from the Harvard School of Public Health.   The Healthy Eating Pyramid A guide to choosing a healthy diet that’s based on the latest science, from the Dept. of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Learn more about the Healthy Eating Pyramid: How to follow the … Continue reading “Nutrition Education Materials”

Caesar Salad

This modified Caesar salad recipe uses canned white beans in place of eggs and some of the oil used in a traditional Caesar salad dressing. The beans contribute protein and fiber to the salad. Draining and rinsing canned beans reduces the sodium content by 40 percent. This recipe uses a few sodium-rich ingredients (e.g., anchovies … Continue reading “Caesar Salad”

Staying Active

Although many people view exercise as a way to lose weight, it plays a key role in the wellbeing of the body beyond weight loss. Research strongly supports its benefits across a range of physical and mental health conditions for people of all ages. However, busy lifestyles and an environment that encourages being sedentary for … Continue reading “Staying Active”


Jump to: –What is diabetes? –Types and risk factors: ––Type 1 diabetes ––Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA) ––Gestational diabetes ––Prediabetes ––Type 2 diabetes –Type 2 diabetes (and prediabetes) can be prevented Definition and Overview Our cells depend on a single simple sugar, glucose, for most of their energy needs. The body has intricate mechanisms … Continue reading “Diabetes”


Healthy eating is as delicious as it is nutritious—a feast for the senses as well as good for the body. The Healthy Eating Plate is an excellent guide for creating healthy, balanced meals, and cooking is a great way to experiment with new flavors. We offer recipes for cooking at home — whether for yourself, … Continue reading “Recipes”