nutrition fact sheets

Make a Meal with Soy Foods!

April 28, 2020
April is National Soy Foods Month! Soybeans are an extremely versatile legume and can be prepared many different ways. Celebrate this month and every month, by including soy foods into your family meals!

How Much Water Should You Drink?

January 15, 2020
How can you make every sip count? Water plays a crucial role in keeping our bodies healthy. Learn more information and creative tips to further promote hydration throughout the day here!

Learn More about the Hottest Topics in Nutrition!

January 08, 2020
Have you ever wanted to learn more about hot topics in nutrition, but didn’t know where to look for a reliable research-based resource? The CNS has the answer for you with our Nutrition Fact Sheets! Be sure check out the latest additions to our website, like Gluten, the Paleo Diet, Water, Caffeine, and Energy Drinks.

Healthy Eating with Vegetarian Meals

August 19, 2019
A vegetarian diet consists of various plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and nuts. No matter your choice of vegetarian lifestyle, it’s important to consume a variety of plant-based foods to meet your daily nutritional needs. Learn more about how to make a meat-free diet a healthy dietary choice right for you.

What is Vitamin D?

July 10, 2019
Have you ever read a Nutrition Facts Label and wondered why vitamin D is one of the nutrients listed? Vitamin D is a nutrient of concern, meaning most Americans don’t consume enough. Low intake of Vitamin D can be associated with health concerns, such as osteoporosis. 

Eating Right with Added Sugar

July 02, 2019
What does the term “Added Sugars” mean? Added sugars are sweeteners and syrups that are added to processed or prepared foods, like frozen foods, cereals, snacks, sweets, and soft drinks.  This differs from natural sugars, which are found naturally in foods, such as fresh fruits and dairy products.  What are some easy ways that you can reduce your added sugar intake?