EatRight Articles

Put Your Best Fork Forward

Carol Bradley, PhD, RDN, LD, BCBA

During National Nutrition Month®, Put Your Best Fork Forward by creating an eating style that includes a variety of your favorite, healthful foods. Accor...

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Food Safety for the Microwave

by Carol Bradley, PhD, RDN, LD, BCBA

The microwave ranks near the top of the list of cooking appliances that people can’t live without. Making good use of your microwave can save on energ...

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Eating Right on the Go!

by Carol Bradley, PhD, RDN, LD, BCBA These days, we tend to pack so much into each and every minute. Being so busy can affect our food choices and our waistlines, but we can be healthy at the s...

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Go Green in 2017

by Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Most people don’t get enough fruits and vegetables in their day, which is bad because vitamins and minerals (provided in fruits and vegetables) run metabo...

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3 Keys to a Healthy Holiday

Angela Lemond, RDN, CSP, LD

The holidays are such a great time to catch-up with extended family and friends. But too many parties, cocktails and mindless eating can cause weight gain tha...

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The Power of Fiber

By Lori S. Kiker MS, RDN, LD, CSO

Fiber is only found in plant foods such as fruits, vegetables, beans, and whole grains. The fibers of a plant form the supporting structure of its leaves...

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Are You Nutrition Literate?

Do you know which foods go in what food groups? Did you know there are food groups? Do you know how to read food labels? The last time you went to the doctor did they tell you to eat healthy? Wh...

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Family Meals Make a Difference

How many meals each week does your family eat together?  Research has shown that children who eat with their families tend to eat healthier, and when families eat together regularly, children of...

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“Kids Eat Right” in the Garden!

Karen Martin, MA,RDN,LD,FAND

Let them eat…dirt?  Summer pics of my grandkids are rarely clean and posed but are action shots exploring the outdoors and particularly growing their o...

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Think Outside the Bag with MyPlate!

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Back-to-school or back-to-work doesn’t have to mean back to boring, brown bag lunches. By using USDA’s MyPlate, you can create lots of different lunch option...

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