Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
Any fruit or 100% fruit juice can count toward your daily goal of making at least
half your plate consist of fruits and vegetables.
The following recipes are great options to add to your holiday menu as breakfast, snacks or to the meal. Cranberry-Carrot Muffins Leftover roasted carrots and chunky cranberry relish are the perfect addition to this holiday breakfast treat. A hot cup of coffee or cocoa with these super-moist muffins could easily become a new holiday […]
The holidays are upon us, and staying healthy can sometimes be a challenge. Food is a huge part of American culture, heritage and family traditions, and it can be difficult to push back from the table at many holiday celebrations. For many of us, food represents comfort and the smell of turkey triggers numerous joyous […]
The MyPlate icon also directs individuals to a website – http://www.choosemyplate.gov – which contains resources and tools about more specific information about what and how much to eat.
Farmer’s Markets that support the use of food stamps/WIC: Connecticut – Wholesome Wave (multiple markets) http://wholesomewave.org/ct-programs/ The Food Trust – Philadelphia, PA http://www.thefoodtrust.org/php/programs/farmers.market.program.php New York – NY Farmers Market http://www.snaptomarket.com/locations.php Washington, DC – Fresh Markets http://www.freshfarmmarket.org/index.html Washington – Washington State Farmers Market Association http://www.wafarmersmarkets.com/resources/foodstamps-market.html Wholesome Wave Partners – California, […]
The physical benefits of eating organic are related to the level of toxins found in conventional food that are not found in organic foods.
Fall is a wonderful time of year to get outdoors and observe the changes Mother Nature is treating us to. Cooler temperatures, changing colors and falling leaves provides a beautiful backdrop.
Click the image below to download and print the menu from the Women’s Wellness Session at our 2011 Symposium.
The following meal plans are based on calorie levels and food group recommendations published by the USDA at the http://www.choosemyplate.gov website. Note that the meal plans listed below are written for men who are at a healthy weight and participate in physical activity for 30 – 60 minutes. If you are physically active for less […]
The meal plans (click image below) are based on calorie levels and food group recommendations published by the USDA at the http://www.choosemyplate.gov website. Note that the meal plans listed below are written for adult men who are at a healthy weight and participate in physical activity for 30 – 60 minutes. If you are physically […]
Vitamins help to maintain healthy eyes and skin, acting as antioxidants to protect your cells from damage, and contributing to healthy reproduction & growth, strong bones and normal blood clotting.
10% – 35% of your total calories should come from protein. Sources of high quality protein include lean meat, poultry, fish, cheese, eggs, yogurt, milk, and soy products.
Each gram of carbohydrate provides 4 calories.
The American Heart Association recommends the consumption of fish high in omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week.
Depending on your weight, activity level, and climate, you should drink 8-12 cups of water (a total of 64 to 96 ounces of water) every day.
Get the most nutrition out of your calories.
Find resources and tools to encourage healthy eating and activity behaviors for children, parents, and caregivers.
Recording what you eat increases your awareness of your intake.
If there are 100 calories per serving, the food is considered to be MODERATE in calories.
control portions and caloric intake by purchasing single-serving packages
Can’t get a to a grocery store on a weekly basis, stock up on canned and frozen items and large containers of dry items to reduce the number of trips to the grocery.
If there are 40 calories per serving, the food item is considered to be LOW in calories.
Shopping at farmers markets, roadside stands, and supermarkets rather than convenience stores can also cut costs.
Healthy nutrients can help you build strong muscle.
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