National Nutrition Month 2014

The theme for this year’s National Nutrition Month is “Enjoy the taste of eating right!” Consumer research confirms that taste tops nutrition as the main reason why one food is purchased over another. This year’s key messages for NNM will focus on how to combine taste and nutrition to create healthy meals that follow the Dietary Guidelines recommendations.

What does this year’s slogan mean to you and your family? Is taste really the overall factor when it comes to deciding what to eat? Share your thoughts!

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Eating Right When Money Is Tight!

When you’re on a budget and you’re looking for healthy foods, here are some suggestions that won’t hurt your wallet!

  • Produce: variety of in-season selections
  • Bakery: whole grain bread loaf
  • Canned Food: canned (or dry) beans
  • Grain: brown rice or quinoa
  • Cereal: whole rolled oats
  • Dairy: large container low-fat Greek yogurt
  • Proteins: a dozen eggs
  • Freezer: frozen veggies of choice
  • Bulk Bins: various nuts

You can enjoy the taste of eating right … even when money’s tight!


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