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Ways to save money in 2009: Plan meals around what you have on hand and what is a good price in the store. A good goal is to keep ingredients on hand for at least 5 meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Planned leftovers help save time and money....
 
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10 Ways to Go Green: 1. Hearts - romaine hearts are economical and easy to “cut to order” during the week. We find they last longer than bagged lettuce. 2. Apples - use green for des- serts, snacks and salads. 3. Pears - in season now 4. Broccoli, broccoli...
 

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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High flavonoid intakes in the diet have been associated with lower incidence of heart disease, a decreased risk of stroke, lower incidence of cancer, and lower cholesterol levels. Flavonoids have been the most widely studied group of phytochemicals because of their anti-cancer activity. The USDA?defines flavonoids as a large group of non-nutrient chemicals in plants ... Food News: Flavonoids
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Shopping Survey Results We recently interviewed food and nutrition professionals in an online survey. We asked them, “What is your biggest concern for consumers in the store?” and here are the answers rated by importance: 1. Ability to read and understand Nutrition Facts Panel 2. Concept of calorie-density 3. Saturated fat and trans fat 4. ... Shopping Survey: Biggest Concern For Consumers in the Store?
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Consumers who pay attention to health announcements would have a reason to be confused when it comes to the topic of sprouts. The FDA has advised, “Because of reports of increasing numbers of illnesses associated with consumption of raw sprouts, the Food and Drug Administration is advising all persons...