• New Year, New Dietary Guidelines

    Last week, I watched the virtual release of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Here are some highlights for you: There are four over-arching guidelines: Follow a healthy dietary pattern at every life stage. Customize and enjoy nutrient-dense food and beverage choices to reflect personal preferences, cultural traditions, and budgetary considerations. Focus on meeting food […]
  • Class Certificates – Nutrition – Kids – Weight Loss – Wellness


    We often get requests and searches for certificates of completion for various nutrition classes and programs. Here is a selection of free nutrition class certificates in 2 formats: Word and Clipart. Your use of these images means you agree with our license statement at the bottom of the site. Thank you! Word Files: Wellness class […] Tags:
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  • Nutrition Basic Pre and Post Test for Classes


    Basic nutrition pre/post-test A healthy, balanced diet includes these three major nutrients (macronutrients):a. calories, fat, carbohydrateb. carbohydrate, protein, fatc. protein, fiber, fatd. calories, water, fibere. I don’t know Which foods provide more of the essential nutrients that we’re often lacking?a. fruit, vegetables, and protein shakesb. seafood, whole grains, and gluten-free foodsc. fruit, vegetables, whole grains […] Tags:
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  • Let’s Talk Sugar

    The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines doesn’t lower the limit on added sugar intake, but we still have our work cut out for us. Just getting Americans to cut their added sugar intake to less than 10% of daily calories is a challenge. Here are some ways you can incorporate the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans into […]
  • 7 Simple Steps to a Healthier Life

    When it comes to nutrition and health education, it’s best to keep your messages simple. People are more likely to remember and follow recommendations that are straight-forward and basic. Our 7 Simple Steps poster provides a lot of information, but it’s broken down into specific steps that can be taken one at a time. Each […] Tags:
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  • Get Their Attention with Food Photos

    It won’t be long until people start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Ads for weight loss programs will show up in social media feeds. Health and nutrition influencers will tout their magic bullets. When you stick to science-based recommendations, it can be hard to compete. How can you get your clients’ attention away from the […] Tags:
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  • 4 Lessons to Lower Blood Pressure

    Are you looking for ways to teach your clients, students, or employees about high blood pressure? We have a comprehensive PowerPoint program for you: Four Lessons to Lower Blood Pressure. No matter who’s in the audience, they’re bound to learn something new from our lessons: Introduction to High Blood Pressure Make the DASH Cut the […] Tags:
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  • What’s Simple But Not Easy?

    Eat when you’re hungry, stop when you’re full. It sounds simple enough. But it’s not that easy. To know when you’re hungry or full, you need to pay attention. You need to be mindful. Unfortunately, the world is against mindfulness. But we have some great materials to help you teach it: Mindful Eating PowerPoint focuses on […]