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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities. They are jointly issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services and updated every 5 years. Among the proposed changes are a recommended daily folic acid...
 
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Shauna Schultz, RD, conducts a fun walking contest to get employees moving. Shauna and her colleagues choose a fun yet far place for employees of each of their clinics to walk to, such as New York, Mexico, etc. The number of miles will be converted to steps so the...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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Viva Las Veggies – By Elovia Peddle, RD: Nutrition Services is taking the theme “Viva Las Veggies” and doing activities throughout the month with the theme, “Don’t Gamble with Your Health, Eat Right!” They are having a farmers market at the end of the month featuring fresh veggies for sale. They are doing a veggie ... Presentation Ideas: Nutrition Month
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Eating more fruits and vegetables is a positive step toward better health and weight management. There are 26 letters in the alphabet – if you use one of these tips every two weeks you will have a healthier year! A = Apple – Keep a crisp one in your refrigerator – it will be ready ... Celebrate March as National Nutrition Month?
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We asked James Kenney, PhD, RD, LD, FACN, about farm-raised salmon and toxins. Here is his reply, “We really don’t have any good data about the risk from the dioxin levels in farmed fish. It certainly makes sense to eat wild caught rather than farmed salmon just in case...