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Holiday handouts: Go to our site at www.foodandhealth.com and check out our free holiday handouts.These handouts feature A Light Pumpkin Pie Recipe, Holidays Without the Weight, and a Halloween handout. You may also want to search on past issues of Communicating Food for Health for more holiday presentation ideas, handouts and recipes....
 
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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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1. Lighten ingredients in your desserts. Use Splenda brand sweetener in place of all or part of the sugar. Splenda is a non-nutritive sweetener that measures just like sugar. Splenda works great in pie fillings, puddings, cranberries, etc. Splenda is not recommended for crisp cookies or cakes where sugar is needed for structure. Save 652 ... 6 Easy Ways to Lower Calories on Your Holiday Dessert Table
 
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Instead of -- Portion -- Saturated fat (g) --  -- Use: -- Saturated fat (g) Dairy Butter* -- 1 Tbsp -- 7.5 --  -- Vegetable oil, broth  -- 0.0 Cream -- 2 Tbsp -- 7.0 --  -- Evaporated skim milk, fat-free half & half -- 0.0 Cream cheese -- 2 Tbsp -- 6.5 --  -- Light cream cheese -- 3.5 Eggnog -- 1/2 cup -- 5.5 -- Fat-free eggnog -- 0.0 Half and half -- 2 Tbsp -- 2.0 --  -- Fat-free half ... You are unauthorized to view this page. Login if you are a paid...
 
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If you eat 100 fewer calories and exercise 100 calories more each day, you could create a deficit of 200 calories per day. This would amount to a loss of 1 pound every 18 days or about 20 pounds per year. Here’s how: Pay attention to WHAT you eat...