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• Use canola oil or soybean oil for cooking and baking.These oils are higher in omega-3s than corn, safflower or sunflower oil. Use all refined oils sparingly because they are calorie dense. • Experiment with flaxseeds. Use them in smoothies, pancakes, muffins and cooked cereal. For best results, grind...
 
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Spring brings many opportunities to indulge in alcoholic beverages. Cold beer at a baseball game, champagne at a wedding, or a bottle of wine at a picnic. Most experts agree that alcohol is fine in moderation. But alcoholic beverages add calories to your meal and may replace more nutritious...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Just the Facts: Most children’s menus are filled with choices that are high in calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium. The population of today’s kids is experiencing an increased rate of obesity and even rising blood pressure. Look at the typical choices for popular kid items below: Tips for better kids meals: • Share a ... Kids Menu: Nutrition Disaster
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Help for High Blood Pressure Most Americans will develop essential hypertension in their lifetime and more than half of adult Americans have a blood pressure that is higher than normal. One in four Americans already has hypertension which puts them at increased risk for stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure. It is never too late ... Lower Blood Pressure
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MSG is a safer choice than salt! Back in 1968, a letter to the editor by Dr. Kwok discussed a strange syndrome of numbness around the head, shoulder and arms as well as palpitations and weakness that occurred whenever he ate at a Chinese restaurant. He mentioned that it...