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Chef Larry Barrett, Simply Gourmet Caterers
When it comes to school snacks there are healthy choices
Chef Joe Askren
Giving Kids A Taste For Fruits And Vegetables
(NAPSI)--Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that most children should eat more fruits and vegetables, which contain essential nutrients that may help protect against chronic diseases. But how can parents, schools and other caregivers get kids to chow down?
As part of an overall healthy eating pattern, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 recommends eating nutrient-dense foods and beverages such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, lean meats and poultry, eggs, beans, peas, nuts and seeds.
(NAPSI)—Are you looking for ways to improve the healthfulness of your diet? The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 (DGA) recommends eating nutrient-dense foods and beverages such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, lean meats and poultry, eggs, beans, peas, nuts and seeds.
Victory garden poster, World War II (1945).
(NAPSI)—As Americans strive to eat healthier and add more fruits and vegetables to their diets, a recently concluded “market basket” study has a simple message for consumers: think frozen.
(NAPSI)—Myths, false information and folklore have created confusion about things that affect decisions in our daily lives. One thing that is true, however, is that fruits and vegetables are healthful foods. Here are the top five myths about fruits and vegetables and the facts that can help you stay healthy.
Chef Wil Manson, Beachhouse Restaurant
A vegetable is an edible plant or part of a plant. However, the word is not scientific, and its meaning is largely based on culinary and cultural tradition. Therefore the application of the word is somewhat arbitrary and subjective. For example, some people consider mushrooms to be vegetables, while others consider them a separate food category. Some vegetables can be consumed raw, and some may (or must) be cooked in various ways.
Chef Lam Lum, Taste of Asia
If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to take charge of your health, try packing your lunch. By stocking up on key pantry staples and fresh fruits and vegetables, you can have healthful options all week long. (NAPS)
Research reveals frozen fruits and vegetables can be nutritionally equal to—and in some cases better than—their fresh counterparts. (NAPS)
SARASOTA- We think of food banks, and what comes to mind? Canned goods and non-perishables.