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As we age, many of us develop problems with our vision. Almost half the people over age 75 have cataracts, which cloud the lens of the eye and blur vision. Cataracts are the leading cause of impaired vision in the elderly. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), in which a ‘blind...
 
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Rice is the staple food for two-thirds of the world’s population. While commonly thought of as an oriental food, rice has been grown in the United States for more than 300 years. For many people, the only rice ever tried was white, precooked (minute) rice. What a shame. As...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Many materials are written for new moms on how to breastfeed. Often the rest of the family feels left out or does not know how to help a breastfeeding mom. Families and spouses have a significant impact on a mother's success with breastfeeding. Here are some tips from breastfeeding veterans on how to support a ... Support a Breastfeeding Mom for World Breastfeeding Awareness Week
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Whether you are concerned about weight control, disease prevention, eating on a budget, or just overall good health, beans are part of the answer. Test your knowledge and learn more by answering the questions below. 1. Beans provide plenty of protein, with the added bonus of being low in: a. fat b. fiber c. carbohydrates ... What do you Know About Beans?
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Did you know that a watermelon is made up of about 92% water? Watermelon can actually be traced back thousands of years to a desert in southern Africa and is now grown in over 96 countries around the world. This delicious fruit is now coming into season in North...