What are the USDA Dietary Guidelines?

Are you aware of the USDA Dietary Guidelines? Do you know what they consist of? For starters the guidelines say you should consume less than 10% of calories per day from ADDED sugar, consume less than 10% of calories per day from saturated fats, consume less than 2,300 milligrams per day of sodium and keep Read More

Whole Grains

Whole grains on your plate? Of course! They contain fiber to help fill you up and keep you regular, can help reduce the risk of heart disease and have several vitamins in them. How can you add them or sneak them in to you and your family’s meals? Well, swap out your plain white bread Read More

Understanding the World of Nutrients

The world of nutrients can be confusing but if you remember that “micro” nutrients are vitamins and “macro” nutrients are found in food that is a great start. Micro small vitamins, macro large food, lol. So even if we eat healthy most of the time our body still needs a little assistance getting the nutrients Read More