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Medical professionals in a #cooking class at the annual “Healthy Kitchens/Healthy Lives” conference in California.

from SheKnows

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Michelle Obama recently introduced MyPlate as a replacement for the Food Pyramid. Though a helpful representation of food proportions, MyPlate is scant on portion control and food group information, e

The bottom line: rampant obesity and chronic disease tell us that Americans can use all the models for healthy eating we can get. Whether it's Oldways' Pyramids and Plates of Expression, Harvard School of Public Health's Healthy Eating Plate, USDA's MyPlate, or some other effort, we're all on the same team, working to change the way people eat for the better.


The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

from MNN - Mother Nature Network

Mindful eating: 5 easy tips to get started

Mindful eating: 5 easy tips to get started A healthy attitude toward food isn't just about what you eat, but how you eat it.