News

Put Your Best Fork Forward: Food Choices for a Healthier Lifestyle

Put Your Best Fork Forward: Food Choices for a Healthier Lifestyle National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and this year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” Melinda Mahoney, Registered Dietitian, shares examples of small changes we can make in our eating habits – one forkful at a time! Begin Transcript Marissa Wertheimer: Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast.

Introducing the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines

 Introducing the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans includes three main chapters highlighting the themes of this edition: Chapter 1: Key Elements of Healthy Eating Patterns Chapter 2: Shifts Needed to Align with Healthy Eating Patterns Chapter 3: Everyone Has a Role in Supporting Healthy Eating Patterns The chapters are built around five Guidelines.