Jan 12, 2005
Beer & Brats
Cooking for One or Two
Herbs & Spices
The 2005 edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans was released on January 12, 2005. Published jointly every 5 years by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture, the guidelines provide information and advice for choosing a nutritious diet. Most Americans are encouraged to eat fewer calories, be more active, and make wiser food choices. This document includes charts of food sources of selected nutrients and fiber; calorie requirements; calories/hour expended in common physical activities; and a BMI chart.
View a list of new cookbooks added to OWLSnet library collections over the last two months.
Happy New Year!
Enjoy some New Year's party recipes.
- Fat Free Living Month
Need to shed some of those extra pounds gained over the holidays? Try some of these sites with suggestions and recipes for reducing calories and fat in your diet:
Calorie Control Council
Fatfree: The Low Fat Vegetarian Recipe Archive
New Year's Diet Resolution Recipes
- Bread Machine Baking Month
The Recipe Link site offers a bread machine capacity chart as well as links to over 2,300 bread machine recipes.
- National Hot Tea Month
Explore the World of Tea and read about the history of tea. Try some new tea recipes.
- Oatmeal Month
Oatmeal is a low-fat, sodium-free whole grain that may provide heart health benefits. The Quaker Oats site has a section on how oats help remove cholesterol from your body, nutrition information, and recipes.
- Coffee Gourmet International Month
Try the Koffee Korner site for coffee information and interesting recipes.