Tag Archives: food

Consumers Don’t Pay As Much Attention to Nutrition Fact Labels As They Think

Posted on the BHIC Blog. by Jacqueline Leskovec “Nutrition Facts labels have been used for decades on many food products. Are these labels read in detail by consumers when making purchases? Do people read only certain portions of the labels? … Continue reading

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Information on the New Nutrition Icon

The following was found on the BHIC Blog. ChooseMyPlate.Gov http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ ChooseMyPlate.gov is the home page for the USDA’s MyPlate — the federal government’s nutrition education and guidance. View the video Introducing the New Food Icon: MyPlate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEFmSk08LIE&   There are … Continue reading

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Variety of Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog and comes from a variety of sources. After Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools http://www.sprc.org/library/AfteraSuicideToolkitforSchools.pdf Evidence-based programs for school districts and private school associations designed to address serious childhood and adolescent distress and … Continue reading

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Redigned FDA Web Page

Redesigned FDA Web Page Fosters Food-Safety Awareness Mon, 18 Apr 2011 12:21:00 -0500 FDA Web site helps consumers and food producers get involved.

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Holiday Wellness Tips

The following was shared by our wellness team here at the College.   I wanted to share them with you. “Here are a few reminders regarding how to stay healthy during the cold winter months, provided by the Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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CDC Reports 1 in 6 Get Sick from Foodborne Illnesses Each Year

http://www.cdc.gov/media/pressrel/2010/r101215.html Related Articles Foodborne Illness Affects 1 in 6 Americans (liveshots.blogs.foxnews.com) CDC Reports 1 in 6 Get Sick from Foodborne Illnesses Each Year (nlm.nih.gov)

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Spend Smart, Eat Smart

The following information was posted on the HealthLliteracy listserv. http://www.extension.iastate.edu/foodsavings/ “From the Iowa State University Extension Office, this website provides tips and resources on planning ahead to save money and make healthier choices in eating.     When the money gets tight, … Continue reading

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