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We’ve all heard about the joys of antioxidants, but today we want to discuss what they do and where to actually find them. There are many different types of antioxidants, but they all appear to play a similar role: protecting your cells from free radicals, which would otherwise  damage...
 
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We have been researching products that are useful to help teach the importance of portion control. We came across a whole new selection of foods in a Walgreens - the “movie size” package, which includes chips, candies and beverages. Apparently, you must need to have a larger portion while...
 
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Shauna Schultz, RD, Public Health Nutritionist, sent a game idea she uses that is quite popular. It teaches clients that high-sugar beverages are not satiating but add extra calories, which can add up too fast and are not compensated for later! It also allows them to make visual comparisons and it surprises them with stats ... Sugar Visuals
 
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Debbie Walls, RD, LD, CDE, makes a variety of positive display boards. We are happy to share the themes and their content here: • Go for the Whole Grain. Display food labels and packages for items that are whole grains and for those that are not. Items that are...
 
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Cathy Fitzgerald, MS, RD, and the MFit nutrition staff at the University of Michigan Health System would like to share some activity ideas that they have done with small groups of up to 30 people. “Moo-ve” to Lowfat Milk Several WIC Projects in Wisconsin are initiating a campaign to...