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Healthier ways to flavor your meals

Salt, butter and sugar are three ingredients that are commonly used to make foods taste good. However, too much of these ingredients can have a negative impact on your health. You can make your food taste good without salt, butter and sugar! Try these healthier ways to flavor your food. Original Source: http://blog.healthadvocate.com/2017/08/healthier-ways-to-flavor-your-meals/

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Non-food rewards

How are students rewarded at your school? Celebrating success with a pizza party or handing out candy for good behavior may be tempting, but it can undermine healthy eating messages and lead to unhealthy eating habits that can continue into adulthood. We should never use food, healthy or unhealthy, to reward kids for accomplishments or […]

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Refrigerate – The Basics

Original Source: https://www.eatright.org/homefoodsafety/four-steps/refrigerate/refrigerate—the-basics When stored properly, foods remain safe and retain their quality, nutrients and flavor or longer. Be sure to store foods in the right container, at the right temperature and for the right length of time. Proper food storage will reduce your risk of food poisoning and also stretch your wallet since your food […]

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What is anaphylactic shock?

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=262e8d3e-c773-4d31-949f-07466c882445#.WphREB3wbRZ Anaphylactic shock goes far beyond a normal allergic reaction. If you’re at risk, talk to your doctor. And if you’ve ever experienced it, carry emergency treatment at all times. Anaphylactic shock (or anaphylaxis) is a dramatic, life-threatening allergic reaction that can involve the skin, lungs, digestive tract and heart.

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Students feed school with greenhouse-grown produce, herbs

Students feed school with greenhouse-grown produce, herbs

original source:http://www.wpsdlocal6.com/story/28997278/students-feed-school-with-greenhouse-grown-produce-herbs by: Amanda Roberts and Austin Vance MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY -Schools face a common battle: making sure they offer kids healthy meals they will actually eat. And the guidelines they follow are strict, from food preparation to balancing fruits and vegetables to monitoring salt levels, but one local school found an innovative way to […]

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Tips for Eating Healthy When Out

Tips for Eating Healthy When Out

original source: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/eating-foods-away-home As a beverage choice, ask for water or order fat-free or low-fat milk, unsweetened tea, or other drinks without added sugars. Ask for whole-wheat bread for sandwiches. In a restaurant, start your meal with a salad packed with veggies, to help control hunger and feel satisfied sooner. Ask for salad dressing to be […]

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