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What is delicious, nutritious, convenient, inexpensive, and comes in two colors? Split peas! Split peas are dried yellow or green field peas that have been split along a natural seam to allow for quicker cooking. They are ready when you are – once purchased, they can be kept on...
 
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Dill Baked Fish The American Heart Association recommends fish twice per week. This recipe will work with most varieties of fish. 1 1/2 lbs fresh fish fillets 1 tsp dill weed sprinkle of paprika 1 lemon, sliced Preheat oven to 425. Place salmon in a baking dish sprayed with...
 

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

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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• Use canola oil or soybean oil for cooking and baking.These oils are higher in omega-3s than corn, safflower or sunflower oil. Use all refined oils sparingly because they are calorie dense. • Experiment with flaxseeds. Use them in smoothies, pancakes, muffins and cooked cereal. For best results, grind flaxseeds in coffee grinder. • Incorporate ... Ways to Increase Omega 3s
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Certain substances found in foods, such as soluble fiber, phytochemicals, certain fats and fatty acids, may make a very significant contribution to one’s effort to lower blood cholesterol levels. All of these substances are found in plant foods-fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans. A diet that includes ample amounts of these foods is also low in ... Match the Words for Lower Cholesterol
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Help for High Blood Pressure Most Americans will develop essential hypertension in their lifetime and more than half of adult Americans have a blood pressure that is higher than normal. One in four Americans already has hypertension which puts them at increased risk for stroke, heart attack, and kidney...