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If you eat 100 fewer calories and exercise 100 calories more each day, you could create a deficit of 200 calories per day. This would amount to a loss of 1 pound every 18 days or about 20 pounds per year. Here’s how: Pay attention to WHAT you eat...
 
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In the market for a treat? Take a look at the size of what you are ordering! We were recently surprised to find out that a Starbucks Cararmel Brownie contains almost 600 calories per serving! Most baked goods sold in coffee stores are HUGE. And that means the calories...
 

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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Follow our three steps to select the best foods for you and your family. Note how comparing labels for milk below can have a big impact on the amount of saturated fat you consume – especially if you multiply by the number of days in a year. The first step covers calorie awareness. How does ... The Quick Guide to Food Labels
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1. Think first – “Do I really like this?” “Is this on my list of favorites?” 2. Taste next – Ask yourself, “Is it as good as I thought it would be?” If not, don’t eat it! 3. Eat a small meal before attending special events and parties. 4. Remember your exercise. Special event schedules ... Holiday Party Survival Tips
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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...