Tagged: diet

Seven Out of 10 Americans Fall Short on Super Nutrient Vitamin D in Their Diets 0

Seven Out of 10 Americans Fall Short on Super Nutrient Vitamin D in Their Diets

Milk is the Single Greatest Source of Vitamin D in Our Diets – Providing More of this Essential Nutrient than Any Other Food Well-known for its role in keeping bones strong, vitamin D is...

Eating More Tomatoes Can Improve Diet, Reduce Disease Risk 0

Eating More Tomatoes Can Improve Diet, Reduce Disease Risk

As the American Dietetic Association kicks off National Nutrition Month, ConAgra Foods reminds people to “Eat Right with Color” by enjoying Hunt’s tomatoes as part of a healthful, nutrient-rich diet. Tomatoes are America’s favorite...

2010 Dietary Guidelines Encourages Americans to Eat More Low-Fat and Fat-Free Dairy Foods 0

2010 Dietary Guidelines Encourages Americans to Eat More Low-Fat and Fat-Free Dairy Foods

Latest nutrition guidance highlights dairy’s key role in a nutrient-rich diet The nation’s obesity numbers continue to climb, yet surprisingly many Americans are falling short on key nutrients that could put their health at...

Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Soy Makes the Cut 0

Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Soy Makes the Cut

For the first time ever, soyfoods are being brought front and center in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services’ (HHS) 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendations. The Dietary...

New Dietary Guidelines Recommend Filling Half Your Plate with Fruits and Vegetables 0

New Dietary Guidelines Recommend Filling Half Your Plate with Fruits and Vegetables

Guidelines Also Suggest Limiting Sodium, Added Sugar, Solid Fats Less sodium, added sugar, and solid fat, and fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables; the government’s recommendations about what we should eat have...

2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans 0

2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

On January 31, 2011, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will release the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Shalene McNeill, PhD, RD, Executive Director of Human...

2011 to Be the Year of the Diet 0

2011 to Be the Year of the Diet

Although devoid of any startling recommendations, the updated USDA dietary guidelines in conjunction with technological advancements and First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” program positions 2011 as the year of the diet, according to...

Nutrition: Olive Oil Strongly Favored in Survey of Dietitians 0

Nutrition: Olive Oil Strongly Favored in Survey of Dietitians

A newly released survey of dietitians, which examines their current perspectives regarding various dietary fats and oils, reveals a strong preference for olive oil as the food oil of choice even for individuals on...