• 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 […]
  • 2019 Catalog and Handout Is Here


    The 2019 Nutrition Education Catalog is here! It features over 50 new products along with a great winter salad recipe and handout. All of our current customers who have purchased items from us will receive one and you can download one here. Some of our new products include:   Related PostsBe Carb Smart Teach the […] Tags:
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  • Easy Health Fair and Nutrition Presentation Theme Chooser Introduced By Nutrition Education Store


    Nutrition Education Store has launched a “Theme Chooser” in the online store navigation. The theme chooser allows customers to view health fair and nutrition education materials by theme.  The theme chooser makes it easy to choose the perfect theme by topic and then have an entire display or presentation that matches with exciting, professionally designed […] Tags:
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  • Let’s Get People Moving!

    Exercise is so important to health, yet most Americans lead sedentary lives and only 20% of adults and adolescents meet the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Here are some ways you can promote physical activity to your clients, students, or employees: All ages benefit. From preschoolers to octagenarians, movement makes a difference. Tailor your message […] Tags:
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  • Got a Sweet Tooth?

    From berries to watermelon to peaches, some of our favorite fruits are now in season. It’s the perfect time to turn that sweet tooth into a fruit tooth!  Help your clients or students learn to reach for fruit — not candy and rich desserts — when they get that craving for something sweet. They’ll be rewarded with a […] Tags:
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  • Happy Birthday, MyPlate!

    MyPlate turns 10 in June. Celebrate with these 10 tips for teaching with MyPlate, using materials from NutritionEducationStore.com and MyPlate.gov: One look says it all. MyPlate is so successful because one glance tells you what you need to know about healthy eating. Get the MyPlate graphic in 22 languages here. Use the App. With the […] Tags:
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  • Summer of Salad

    Never underestimate the power of a simple cooking demo! I recently had the opportunity to watch a virtual cooking demo by my friend and colleague Lisa Andrews, MEd, RD (you can view it here). She prepared a simple fruit salad with a lime juice dressing and a quinoa salad with fresh baby spinach and chickpeas. The […]
  • Let’s Talk About Sleep!

    Nutrition and wellness educators talk a lot about eating right and staying active, but we can’t forget about the importance of sleep. Inadequate sleep is linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes, elevated blood sugar, high blood pressure, heart disease, mental distress, and even early death. Here are some ways to incorporate some sleep education into […] Tags:
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