Nickel and dime your way to health: ChooseMyPlate launches new grocery budgeting resource

In an economy which is struggling to balance itself, we all would like to get more bang for our buck - especially when we're at the grocery store. And on the surface, eating and buying healthy can appear much more expensive. Well, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (ChooseMyPlate.gov) this week announced a new tool in its resource [...]

Whose plate is turning “one” today? Yours!

In case you didn't know, today is a special day: Happy 1st Birthday, ChooseMyPlate.Gov! While I haven't personally been utilizing this great resource, a cursory look at the website today has impressed me. With a clean, user-friendly interface for the Internet surfer, you can learn about all of your basic food groups: Fruit, veggies, grains, [...]