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Eat more citrus fruits! The winter months can be bleak and dreary, but the lively colors and flavors of citrus fruits can brighten any day! The citrus season is a good time to remind ourselves that these edible beauties are nature’s bundles of healthful nutrients. Citrus fruits contain fiber,...
 
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Are you looking for an easy breakfast solution that tastes great, gets you and your family more whole grains, nutrients and fiber with fewer calories than a bagel and tastes great? Would you like it even better if this was a grab and go item? Then it is time...
 
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Does an apple-a-day really keep the doctor away? As more is learned about nutrition, it seems there may be a lot of truth in this old saying. An apple is a good source of fiber, and provides a valuable source of vitamin C, several B vitamins, as well as potassium, iron, magnesium and phosphorous. Here ... Appealing Apples
 
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“But Why Am I Still Gaining Weight?” Alice Henneman, MS, RD, LMNT, Extension Educator for the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County, sees a common dilemma in our busy lives. Meet a modern-type of eater: the just-one-biter. The just-one-biter sounds something like this: “I never eat between...
 
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Vivian Brake, MS, RD, Eat Well and Keep Moving Project,  says that students in the cafeteria seem to eat fruits much better when they are cut up. For instance, orange wedges were more popular than whole oranges. Maryjane Knight, MS, RD, is always adding fruits and vegetables to something....