An old saying goes, “You should never look down on someone unless you are helping them up.”
Students learn good nutrition skills at home, but their time in school plays an important role in fortifying those skills into lifelong healthy habits.
The Georgia Department of Public Health is promoting National Nutrition Month in March as a great time to check your eating habits, especially if you are a person over age 65.
Thanksgiving Day is almost here and many Georgians are planning to prepare their favorite comfort foods cooked exclusively for holiday celebrations. Resisting appetizing holiday dishes can be challenging, but health experts from the Georgia Department
Just in time for Thanksgiving, 75 employees with the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) are utilizing daily physical movement, mindful eating behaviors and controlled portion sizes to prevent weight gain and encourage weight maintenance.
The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) announced last week that free meals are available throughout the state for eligible children age 18 and under (and some eligible adults) as a part of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
Hundreds of West Georgia residents celebrated a personal health victory at this year’s Mayfest.
The system that keeps our nation’s food safe and healthy is complex. From deciphering food labels and weighing healthy meal options to cooking food safely and preventing foodborne illness, people must make a lot of choices to eat well.
“If it tastes good, it can’t be healthy.” So goes the old adage, which usually accompanies the choice between chowing down on a 1,000-calorie burger or eating a small garden salad.
Food is everywhere on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram, but how much of it is fruits and vegetables versus pies and potato chips?