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Here are some great ways to include more fruit and vegetables in your diet. These are designed for people on the go. • Fresh or dried fruit for between meal snacks. • Drink 100% juices between meals. Try to lessen or eliminate your intake of soda. • Make up...
 
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    With summer produce at it’s peak, now is the perfect time to make all those eating changes that you’ve been promising yourself you would make. Fruits and vegetables are brimming with lots of fiber, nutrients and disease-fighting phytochemicals. Here is a handy chart for enjoying them.  By:...
 

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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1. Once known as the love apple, I am a great source of lycopene. Because of my lycopene I can help prevent prostate cancer and help lower risk of stomach and lung cancer too. Botanically I am a fruit, but legally I am a vegetable. Name that Vegetable: ___________ 2. I can protect your sight. ... Name That Vegetable…
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Week 1: Build a Better Breakfast-Add Fiber! Day 1: Starting today, drink eight cups of water daily. You need to drink plenty of fluids when you add fiber to your diet. Begin your morning with a cup of refreshing ice water or hot herb tea when you wake up. Day 2: Choose a high-fiber cereal ... Three Weeks to a High-Fiber Diet
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What if the New Year brought something that promises to help you lose weight, prevent cancer, keep your heart healthy and your bowels running smoothly? You’d probably be eager to buy the book or pop the pill. But you won’t find a best-seller on the subject. It’s not as...