USDA’s new Choose My Plate icon replaces MyPyramid and gives guidance on how to eat healthy. Many tips are available on eating choices, physical activity, shopping on a budget, and sample menus and recipes.
Find practical tips on eating for good health, stretching the food dollar & more! Quarterly newsletters provide information for families to eat better for less.
Fruits & Veggies–MORE MATTERS is a health initiative focused on helping Americans increase fruit & vegetable consumption for better health. The program is spearheaded by Produce for Better Health Foundation, (PBH), a nonprofit organization that has partnered for Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to help spread the word about health benefits of adding MORE fruits & veggies to your diet.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Recipe Finder, provides a unique resource to find standardized recipes, quantity recipes, USDA recipes and recipes from industry and more. You may even discover new ways to use commodity foods. Recipes are available by using different search criteria. Visit the website for some great new recipes!
Visit this website to keep food safe from bacteria. Learn the newest updates on what you can do to fight harmful bac (bacteria)! Safe Food handling techniques are available as well as tips on cross contamination of food and keeping hands and surfaces clean!
Lisa Messer, Nutrition Education Coordinator
Green County UW-Extension
Work Cell – 608-426-4479
Alternate – 608-328-9518