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Did you say, “Just A Bite?” Susan Asanovic, MS, RD, Food and Nutrition Consultant, La Table Dans Le Bon Sens, Wilton, Connecticut, tells how she teaches portion control to clients. When is a bagel not a bagel? When it’s a bacon’n egg bagel, weighing in at four and a...
 
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Vivian Brake, MS, RD, Eat Well and Keep Moving Project,  says that students in the cafeteria seem to eat fruits much better when they are cut up. For instance, orange wedges were more popular than whole oranges. Maryjane Knight, MS, RD, is always adding fruits and vegetables to something....
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Creative Ways to Teach the Importance of Calcium (skeletons, Swiss cheese, doilies and tennis rackets) • Jean Bianchetto, RD, Consulting Dietitian in Ambulatory Nutrition at Boston Regional Medical Center, created a poster from foam core and staples empty packages of calcium-rich foods to it. Next to each package is a flip card with a question ... Creative Ways to Teach Bone Health, Calcium, Osteoporosis Awareness
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Susan Whiting, PhD, Professor and Head, Division of Nutrition and Dietetics, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Canada has been studying the role of nutrition in osteoporosis and dietary factors affecting calcium utilization. Her studies have been published in the Journal of the Canadian Dietetic Association, Nutrition Research, Nutrition Reviews, American Journal of ... Calcium Q & A
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Chicago CartSmart Program Grows Chicago grocery stores are being transformed into nutrition classrooms, thanks to the efforts of the American Heart Association’s Chicago affiliate and a handful of talented dietitians. This yearlong community-based project has grown into a successful full-time program to influence how consumers think about food and...