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Vote for Whole Grain Cereal [INFOGRAPHIC]

This week’s candidate packs a whole lot of punch. Whole grain cereal is a great way to start your morning because it helps you get your recommended daily 48g of whole grains. With a variety of options in the market, there are so many ways to spoon your way to good health.

Making Sense of Added Sugars Labeling [INFOGRAPHIC]

In May 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that by July 2018, the Nutrition Facts label will display added sugars information in grams per serving and percent Daily Value. The decision to declare added sugars on the revised label is based, in part, on recommendations from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). The DGA and FDA recognize that added sugars can be a part of a healthy eating pattern.

Everything You Need to Know About Antibiotic Resistance

Here is a collection of resources that can help you better understand antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. 

Q&A: Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Food Supply

The health of animals is very important to the farmers and ranchers who raise them, as well as the veterinarians who work with them. Despite this, animals may still become sick and require treatment, just like people. Read on to learn more about antibiotic use in the food supply.

FDA Antibiotic Regulation Through the Decades

For more than 50 years, veterinarians and producers have administered antibiotics to food animals, primarily poultry, swine, and cattle, mostly to fight or prevent animal diseases. The FDA has provided a tightly regulated framework on how antibiotics can be used in the food supply.

Pesticide 101 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you read or heard about pesticides lately? Are you interested in learning more? Here is a fast way to learn more about what pesticides are and how they are used safely for food production. 

Canola Oil: Vote for Healthy Unsaturated Fats [INFOGRAPHIC]

Use canola oil in dressings, sauces, and almost any recipe, and you’re casting your vote for tons of health benefits like heart health, lower cholesterol and immunity.

Pasta: Vote for Enriched Energy [INFOGRAPHIC]

This election season, vote for pasta, a versatile and delicious base for any meal.

Healthy Eating for Two [INFOGRAPHIC]

You may have a lot of questions when it comes to healthy eating during pregnancy. How many calories do I need? Are there certain foods I need to eat? Our "Eating for Two" infographic covers all of the basics of healthy eating to support a growing baby.

For more information, check out our post Healthy Eating During Pregnancy.

Improving Public Understanding of Antibiotic Resistance

The term "antibiotic resistance" can sound confusing and, thus, scary.  Antibiotic resistance is the refusal of the host to accept the treatment of antibiotics. This happens when a germ or bacteria no longer responds to a drug used for treatment. 

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