No tricking you here! Enjoy this holiday while still practicing healthy eating habits. Learn about snacks, menus and sweet treats that will keep you and your family on track! Click This Link to Watch the Webinar: http://go.osu.edu/HealthyHalloween
Make Your Fall Tailgate or Harvest Party Healthier!
Fall is a wonderful time for football or soccer tailgates, bonfires, harvest parties, and those last family picnics. The problem with these wonderful gatherings is they are often accompanied with high fat, sodium, sugar, and calorie – and low nutrient dense foods. With a little planning you can still have fun at your next gathering, […]
Healthy Snacking- The MyPlate Way!
Americans consume about a quarter of their daily calories through snacking – but for many of us, snacks come in the form of foods that are high in calories, fat, sodium, and sugar, but not in nutrients. This webinar will explore how marketing influences snacking and how a simple snack makeover using MyPlate can help […]
Lifestyle Factors to Reduce Risk for Chronic Diesease
There are several lifestyle factors that individuals can incorporate into their daily life in order to minimize the risk for developing chronic diseases .Eating a healthy diet, exercising on a regular basis, and avoiding smoking can lower the risk for developing cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and some cancers. The American Heart Association’s Strategic Impact […]
Listen to your mom.. Eat your fruits and veggies!
While many of us know the importance of eating fruits and vegetables, few of us actually consume the daily recommendation. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 76% of adults do not meet fruit recommendations of 1.5-2 cups per day. Additionally, 87% do not meet vegetable recommendations of 2-3 cups […]
Blackberries in Season!
Summer arrives and our dinner tables move outside; gardens and markets overflow with abundance; and baskets filled with zucchini, cucumbers, and summer squash appear at the workplace or on neighborhood porches with a sign that reads, Enjoy. One such treasure of the summer season is blackberries. Soon they will appear in farm markets and at […]