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MyPlate Vegetables How many cups of vegetables in this salad? Make a quick salad with 4 cups of lettuce and 2 cups of mixed chopped vegetables. How many cups of vegetables will this serve? The answer is 4. (4 cups of lettuce counts as 2 cups of vegetables plus 2...
 
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We asked readers for their favorite tips for shopping and shopping tours. Ginger Lenzmeier, BS: Make an appointment with the manager to visit the store. Have a list of items you would like to feature on your tour. Compare national brands to store brands for nutrition and price. Ask...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

With these incredible kits and resources, all you have to do is place your order, then sit back and wait for your materials to arrive.
 
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As part of an after-school Food, Fun & Fitness program, Connie Barnett, Family and Consumer Science Educator with Maryland Cooperative Extension, starts each class with a relay race in the school gym. To add to the learning experience, the relay always has something to do with nutrition. Having each team separate laminated cards depicting high-fat, ... Nutrition Relay
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Adele R. Argot, Nutrition Education Advisor, Penn State Cooperative Extension, wondered what she could do to make a class more student involved. She rolled up a piece of paper to look like a microphone, “borrowed” a student in the class and told him a can was his camera and he should “shoot” while she interviewed the ... Presentation Ideas: Fun Interview Icebreaker
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Down: 1. Fiber is found in foods that are made from _____. (Hint: begins with a p and grows in the garden.) 2. Red vegetable that you can use on salads or in pasta sauce. 3. Carrots, broccoli and sweet potatoes are a few of these. You should eat...