• 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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  • Fight Information Overload

    Your students, employees, and clients are bombarded with information everywhere they go. Sadly, many of the nutrition and health education messages we teach get tuned out or lost in information overload. One way to get your information tuned in, not out, is to use short, to-the-point messages that will catch and keep people’s attention. We […] Tags:
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  • Lighten Things Up with Humor


    Nutrition is a serious topic, but sometimes a little humor can help you get your point across. The Nutrition Education Store has lots of fun posters that convey important information in a lighthearted way. One example is the See-Food Diet/Don’t Get Hooked poster. The subject of this poster is a beautiful fish (made up of fruits […] Tags:
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  • 3 Steps to More Whole Grains

    September is Whole Grains Month. The typical American diet is high in refined grains, but most people don’t eat enough whole grains. Here’s a 3-step approach to eating more whole grains that you can share with your classes, patients, or clients: Simple Swaps:  Whole wheat bread for white bread; brown rice for white rice; bran […] Tags:
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  • (Mis)information & the American Diet

    Consumers are constantly bombarded with (mis)information about food and nutrition. Many of your clients, employees, or students probably feel frustrated about the conflicting nutrition messages they get from news reports, blogs, ads, food packages, and social media – not to mention what they hear from friends and family members. What can you do? Knowledge is […] Tags:
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  • Let the Games Begin!

    The Tokyo Olympic games begin later this month. Why not bring the Olympic spirit to your workplace, classes, or individual counseling sessions? The five Olympic Rings fit nicely with MyPlate’s five food groups. Here are some ways to turn your nutrition education into the MyPlate Olympics: Discuss MyPlate and the five food groups, one for […] Tags:
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