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Sarah Harding Laidlaw, MS, RD, MPA, Peak Nutrition Consultants, Glade Park, Colorado (peaknut@wic.net) has an excellent way to encourage clients to incorporate specific nutrients such as folate and calcium into their diets. She chooses recipes that are heart healthy, high in the target nutrient and easy to prepare. She...
 
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Nancy Kennedy, MS, RD, Cardiac Rehab Dietitian, has a multimedia program for getting her message across. Helping people become healthier by improving their food intake is our main job as health professionals. Have you ever considered that the information you tell a client has fallen on deaf ears? The...
 

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Apple Tasting Project Here is a fun audience participation activity that involves tasting new varieties of apples: 1. Purchase 4 different varieties of apples, buying two of each type for every 6 or 8 people you will have in the group. If you have access to a farmer’s market or produce stand, check it out ... Apple Tasting Project
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Bake-Off A Great Hit Barb Wyatt, RD, Community Nutritionist, Maricopa County Department of Public Health Services, Tempe, Arizona did a brownie bakeoff for a class on lowfat baking and was surprised at the enthusiasm and feedback she got from class participants. Barb used a brownie mix with the full amount of oil as the “control” ... Presentation Ideas: Bakeoff, Weight No Longer, High Fiber for Kids
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“But Why Am I Still Gaining Weight?” Alice Henneman, MS, RD, LMNT, Extension Educator for the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County, sees a common dilemma in our busy lives. Meet a modern-type of eater: the just-one-biter. The just-one-biter sounds something like this: “I never eat between...