Earth Month

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Maggie Moon, MS, RD

Maggie Moon, MS, RD

Happy Earth Month!

In addition to a month of homage to our shared planet, April also signals the turn of the season from winter to glorious spring — ripe with the promise of fairer weather and fresh foods.

What a perfect time to appreciate “eating green” by eating greens (and reds, blues, oranges, blues, and… you get the idea).

For the planet, eating green could be a great thing, since plant foods don’t typically require copious natural resources to grow.

For your health, eating green is consistent with the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 recommendation to eat a plant-based diet. (More…)