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It’s lunch hour at the office and your stomach is growling. You’re debating between fast food, vending machine food, or the slightly stale sandwich you brought from home yesterday and left overnight in the refrigerator -none of which is appealing. Where do you turn for a healthy and nourishing...
 
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Quick and Easy Salad Ideas: Baked Potato Salad - The next time you are baking potatoes for dinner, bake a few extra and refrigerate them. Cut them into squares and toss with a large green salad. Chili Bean Salad - The next time you make chili, save a little...
 
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Alice Henneman, MS, RD, LMNT, Extension Educator for the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension, has six adventures that you find right at the end of your fork. Use the MyPlate as your personal road map and set off on a series of fabulous food adventures. Resolve to have at least one new food a week. ... Take A Food Safari
 
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Making Meatless Healthy A healthy diet depends more upon what you DO eat than on what you DON’T eat. A variety of whole grains, vegetables and fruits hould be the base of your diet. So you’ve decided to re­duce the meat in your diet. You’re not alone. A 1997...
 
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Most people agree with mama, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” But who has time to eat breakfast? With today’s busy life-styles, we’re tempted to skimp on breakfast or find excuses to skip it altogether. What a big nutritional mistake. Here are just a few benefits...