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For healthy snacks, think “outside the bag” -- that is, out with foods that are sold as snacks in all those cute packages and bags. Snacks that are high in refined carbohydrates, such as pretzels, crackers, cookies and chips, all of which are often high in sodium and fat...
 
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What is delicious, nutritious, convenient, inexpensive, and comes in two colors? Split peas! Split peas are dried yellow or green field peas that have been split along a natural seam to allow for quicker cooking. They are ready when you are – once purchased, they can be kept on...
 
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Building Creative Lessons using MyPlate as a Teaching Tool ?Take a Fresh Look at Nutrition? was a previous slogan for nutrition awareness month. It is designed to communicate the flexibility of nutrition recommendations, dietary guidelines and the MyPlate (formerly the Pyramid) as the framework for daily food choices. We asked Communicating Food for Health subscriber, ... MyPlate Presentation – Reasons for Food Groups
 
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Fun Phytochemical Presentation Ideas Educational activities to familiarize clients with foods that contain both lignans and lignins can be fun, AND delicious. They can put a new twist on the ?eat more fiber and consume less fat? message. Evidence that phytoestrogens, found in a variety of plants, may provide...
 
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