Print out this free Guide to the My Plate Icon, and post it on your fridge for the whole family to see.
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By now, I know you’re all at the edge of your seats, wanting the answer to The Big Question: What kind of sugar should I eat?
There’s plenty of confusion, hype, and crazy anecdotes surrounding sugar these days. Heck, it seems the type of sugar you eat even reflects on the kind of person you are (or perhaps more accurately, the type of persona you want to project).
A friend recently emailed me for advice on how to determine which foods are more healthful than others. Great question! Here’s where I start the process…
Nutrition Action Healthletter, published by the non-profit Center for Science in the Public Interest, is a highly readable, incredibly informative monthly newsletter will help you stay up to date on the latest in nutrition.
Every so often I like to geek out in Microsoft Visio and put together a one-page guide that I think might be useful, complete with lots of squiggly arrows. In a similar style to my Smoothie Flowchart, but perhaps with a bit more substance, I’m pleased to offer the Eating Rules Guide to the Nutrition Facts Panel!
Erin Coates, RD, LD, writes about the importance of staying healthy through the foods we eat at The Healthy Apron, sharing delicious recipes along with diet and fitness information. I’ve asked her to write about Natural and Artificial Flavors, those ubiquitous and vaguely-defined ingredients that seem to be in almost every processed food.
For the first two people who comment on this post and request it, I’ll do a FREE nutritional analysis of everything you eat for three consecutive days.