In the past, cancer patients were typically told to rest as they went through their treatment and recovery. But not anymore. With a growing body of research finding that exercise can help cancer patients and long-term survivors, a new paper calls for oncology professionals to take action to help all people living with and beyond cancer be as active as is possible.
What are the Dietary Guidelines for Americans?
Every five years, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) come together to release the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines serve as a set of recommendations to help Americans make better choices when it comes to what they feed themselves and their families. By law, these guidelines also serve as the basis of all federal food and nutrition policy programs.
Here’s how we planned Harvest of Hope—a farm-to-table, community-based nutrition education program conducted on a real, working farm. Let it inspire you to create your own nutrition education program based on the local, sustainable plant foods in your own community. Read our other two blogs in our three-part series on farm-to-table nutrition education here and here.