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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...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

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