NUTRITION GUIDELINES

Vitamins and Minerals American Children Are Missing  

Research shows that many kids in the U.S. aren’t getting enough of some essential nutrients. Here’s how you can add them back into your family’s diet.

Would Warning Labels Work on Soda? 

Could putting warning labels on sodas solve America’s childhood obesity problem?

Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day? 

Skipping breakfast might not be a problem after all.

The Latest Craze: Plant Based Milk 

Many new beverage choices bring many new decisions about diet and getting the nutrients you need.

What Do “Healthy” and “Natural” Mean? 

Eating less added sugar is the new emphasis of the FDA’s effort to redefine very misused terms.

How to Stock an Enviable Pantry 

Whether preparing for winter, a natural disaster, or simply trying to avoid constant trips to the store, there are some things no pantry should be without.

Are You Eating the Right Amount of Meat? 

Everything in moderation — you’ve heard that before.

Adding Turmeric to Your Food Could Protect Your Health 

This spice is receiving increasing attention as a promising natural medicine to address everything from arthritis to Alzheimer’s.

Buying the Healthiest Olive Oil 

Extra-virgin varieties have up to 10 times higher levels of helpful substances.

What Does a `Best By’ or ‘Sell By’ Date Really Mean?  

Ninety percent of Americans needlessly throw out food based on `sell by’ dates and safety concerns.

Why Don’t Americans Eat More Fruits and Vegetables? 

Perception, price, availability, and convenience all play a role.

Processed Foods Take Another Hit 

Added phosphates can hurt your heart and bones.

Cooking at Home Is Good for Your Health 

You can save money and bond the family, too.