Nutrition — Selection Tips for Nutrition, Taste, and Safety

January Health Focus: Week 4

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The foods you choose to eat and how those foods were farmed or raised affect your health and environment.

 

Why Eat Organic?

Cancer Risk and Pesticides on Produce

 

To be certified as “organic,” food crops must be produced under strict planting and USDA harvesting guidelines, and synthetic (man-made) chemical pesticides and fertilizers may not be used.

 

Selection Tips for Produce: Organic and Conventional

USDA Guidelines for Organic Meat and Dairy

Selection Tips for Poultry and Eggs

Guide to Selecting Fish

 

Gift giving opportunities occur throughout the year. Think about creative ways to give the gift of health to your families, friends, coworkers, and loved ones.

 

Give of Gift of Healthy Eating for Any Occasion

 

Try out some of these tips when selecting organic and sustainable food!

 

Crab, Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

Ginger-Grilled Sirloin Salad with Watercress

Swordfish Stir-Fry

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