submitted by Kristi Holsinger At least every five years, a group of scientists and experts in nutrition, medicine, and public health (the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee) make recommendations that are typically accepted by the USDA and form the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines are the foundation for federal nutrition efforts (i.e., education initiatives, food assistance programs, school lunch programs, etc.). [...]
submitted by Michelle B.
My favorite podcast, “Pop Culture Happy Hour” ends their show with each member saying what made them happy the previous week. The rule is that it must be something anyone could enjoy if they chose (i.e., books, movies, twitter feeds, albums).
So, here’s what’s making the Brightwell family happy recently:
Michelle: Caleb and I are reading The Hunger Games trilogy this summer, which are such thought-provoking books. I don’t know if they’re making me happy, but I am enjoying our discussions. However, Betty Rae’s Ice Cream in Waldo and Headrush Roasters Coffee and Tea in Briarcliff Village are definitely making me happy.
Elizabeth (age 16): I recommend Nancy Ajram. She’s a Lebanese singer whose music I was recently introduced to by an Israeli friend of mine.