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Pinching Sodium Jacqueline Marcus, MS, RD, LD, FADA, Nutrition Consultant in Northfield, Illinois, compares common products. Americans consume, on the average, about 5000 milligrams of sodium each day, twice what is recommended. Processed foods and restaurant meals are major sources. Attaining a low sodium diet is easiest by cutting...
 
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Kathryn Kolasa, PhD, RD, LDN, Professor, Family Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina comments on the DASH diet. Kathryn serves as Society for Nutrition Education representative on the National High Blood Pressure Education Program Coordinating Committee.Media reports these days are filled with advice about adding or restricting a...
 

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

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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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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Great Grains Jacqueline Marcus, MS, RD, LD, FADA, Nutrition Consultant in Northfield, Illinois tells her clients and supermarket tour attendees about grains and how to enjoy them in new ways. She points out great, easy ways to incorporate more of these in our diets everyday. Don’t fall prey to the nutrition myth that grain foods ... Great Grains
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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...