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From Elovia Peddle - We just did a talk today for seniors that included a discussion on hypertension and sodium. The talk was created and presented by one of our second year diet tech students, Jennifer Bucell, from Cuyahoga Community College. The object of this game is to have...
 
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2nd Grade Shopping Activity: Every year Othello Community Hospital is the host of 2nd Graders during National Hospital Week. They get to see things of interest in several departments throughout the hospital and end with Kay Hougan-Jones, CDM, CFPP, Director of Dietary.Here is her report: I ask them who...
 
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Younger kids who are picky about eating fruits and vegetables may eat more if you give them funny names. This is what researchers from Cornell University found out in a study that was presented to the School Nutrition Association and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The funny names included X-Ray Vision Carrots, Power ... Food News: Funny Names
 
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When presenting a program on healthy snacks for kids, Lisa Graves, MS, RD, Consumer and Family Sciences Educator, Purdue Extension, asks the caregiver or parent to devote a section of a recipe box to each child in the family. “Work with the children to fill recipe cards with healthier...
 
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A new study by Jean Welsh of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the February issue of Pediatrics, found that for 3- and 4-year-olds already on the heavy side, drinking something sweet once or twice a day doubled their risk of becoming seriously overweight a year...