Nutrition Facts

* The USDA has invented a way to enjoy the flavor of fresh pomegranates, even when the fruit is out of season.

* Backyard chefs may think they know best when it comes to grilling but unless key food safety practices are followed, friends and family may wish to think twice before taking a bite.

* A new grape variety, developed by the USDA Agricultural Research Service, blends a Concord with a Thompson for a tasty seedless treat called "Thomcord".

* Looking for an interactive after-school program to help kids 11-13 become aware of--and think critically about--how media can affect their nutrition and physical activity choices?

* Your food and physical activity choices each day affect your health—how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future.

These tips and ideas are a starting point. You will find a wealth of suggestions here that can help you get started toward a healthy diet. Choose a change that you can make today, and move toward a healthier you.

Tips to help you:

  • Make half your grains whole
  • Vary your veggies
  • Focus on fruit
  • Get your calcium rich foods
  • Go lean with protein
  • Find your balance between food and physical activity

Marathon Fitness

2907 12th Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37212

(615) 566-6036


Monday – Friday
Opens at 5 a.m.

By appointment only