• 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 […]
  • Grains: Set the Story Straight

    Between low carb diets and the gluten-free craze, grains get a bad rap. Set things straight by teaching the truth about whole grains. Whether you want to do a deep-dive webinar series, short Facebook or YouTube Live sessions, or a bulletin board display, we have the materials you need in our Whole Grain theme, including: […] Tags:
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  • What’s Your Word for 2021?

    This is the time of year when I usually start thinking about what word or phrase will be my theme for the next year. (I wrote about this concept last January – read it here.) The idea is that instead of New Year’s resolutions, you choose a word or phrase that will be your theme for the […] Tags:
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  • Holiday Survival Tips & COVID-19

    Eating healthfully during the holidays is always a challenge. This year the pandemic is making it even harder. Help your clients get through the holiday eating season with our Holiday Survival Tips PowerPoint show. The presentation addresses the reality of holiday weight gain and helps audience members make a plan to avoid it. Here are three […] Tags:
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  • Take Steps to Keep Moving During the Pandemic

    Many people have changed their exercise routine due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some are streaming their favorite aerobics class instead of attending in-person. Others are purchasing home fitness equipment. But even if we find ways to keep up our gym routine when the gym is closed, what about how much we’re moving in general? Think […] Tags:
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  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]