Enjoy National Nutrition Month!

Every five years, our friends over at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services bring together a committee of top nutrition and health experts to review new research findings about food and health.

The result is a state-of-the-science Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) to help us eat right for wellness, to help us reach a healthy weight, and to help prevent disease.

Maggie Moon, MS, RD

Maggie Moon, MS, RD

The most recent set of guidelines were just released, and they’re full of exciting new findings we’ll all be hearing a lot more about in the upcoming months.

March happens to be National Nutrition Month, so each week I’ll feature news you can use from the new Dietary Guidelines along with smart ways to go from expert recommendations to everyday healthy habits.

For a sneak peak at what’s to come, here are some of the more surprising and new recommendations in the 2010 edition….

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Introducing MyFD!

Introducing MyFD — a brand-new area at FreshDirect.com that’s dedicated to you!

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At MyFD, you’ll see your favorite products, shopping lists and profile information at a glance.

We’d love for you to give us your thoughts in our weekly Quick Poll and connect with us at Facebook and Twitter.

Each week, we’ll serve up a selection of handy food facts, practical nutrition advice, new food trends and delicious recipes.

You’ll savor the season with timely usage information, read profiles of local chefs, farmers, fishermen and producers and find lots of easy ideas to help you feed your family right!

All this and more is in store. (Just wait ’til you see what we have up our sleeves!) Make sure you don’t miss a thing — add us to your blog reader now.

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