Partially hydrogenated oils, which are a major dietary source of trans fat, may soon become unapproved food additives.
Over the past decade, many companies have reduced the amount of trans fat in their products, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that further reducing trans fat could prevent thousands of deaths and heart attacks each year.
Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better is a national program to encourage black women ages 18 and older to control their weight through healthy eating and regular physical activity. Divided into six steps, the guide helps people tailor programs to local needs. New resources include
tip sheets on addressing barriers to physical activity and healthy eating
advice on planning an informational meeting
tips on using tools such as Facebook and websites to get the word out
JOIN OUR FREE WEBINAR June 6 to learn how others have used Sisters Together materials in their communities and how you can too. For more information and to register, visit http://ow.ly/kN6Xt.
“…young people who habitually eat breakfast have a higher-quality diet, eat fewer unhealthy snacks, and have better body weight management compared with those who skip breakfast. Additionally, breakfast consumers also exhibit better glucose control throughout the day compared with those who skip the morning meal.”