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Just in time to help Americans keep their New Year’s resolutions by making healthy food and physical activity choices, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released USDA’s new nutrition SuperTracker. The SuperTracker is a comprehensive, state-of- the-art resource available at ChooseMyPlate.gov designed to assist individuals as they make changes in their...
 
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February is Heart Month and Cancer Prevention Month. With all of the talk about making a better health plan, why not use this month to show everyone they can make their own health plan to prevent both heart disease and cancer? The American Institute for Cancer Research (aicr.org) has...
 
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Total Diet Recall Questionnaire Part I. Food   (circle yes or no) Finish the sentence, I eat: Fruits and vegetables every day                  Yes   No Sweets less than twice a week                    Yes   No Breakfast daily                                  Yes   No Fish at least twice times week                   Yes   No Whole grains at least five times a week          Yes ... You are ... Total Diet Recall Questionnaire
 
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“I usually try to see what food group(s) the client needs help with and wants to work on to achieve their goal. Then I show him, her or the parents where to look for recipe sites to get healthful foods for their meal or snacks. I try to help...
 
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National Nutrition Month® "Food & Fitness: Health for a Lifetime" is the theme for the first National Nutrition Month® (NNM) of the new millennium.  ADA says this should serve as a call to action that challenges Americans to take responsibility for their food, nutrition, and physical activity habits. Here...