New MyPlate icon helps families plan meals easier

The Federal government’s MyPlate icon was created to help everyday consumers think about eating healthier at dinner time. This icon provides a visual representation of what your dinner plate should look like in the way of protein, vegetables, dairy, fruits and grains.

Portion Distortion in America

Anyone ordering fast food or eating at restaurants has probably noticed that food portions have gotten larger. Some portions are available to “super size”, while others have simply grown in size and…

Family Weight Management that Works

Eating dinner out is associated with an increased risk of weight gain; and adults who frequently eat dinner out are about twice as likely to be obese than those who eat at home.