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You know it’s time to start planning for the holidays when holiday decorations are up in the malls before you’ve bought the Halloween candy. As the holiday madness of crowded stores, traffic, party planning, and marathon baking sets in, think about the many gifts you and your family can...
 
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month, as well as the beginning of the holiday season. Here are ideas for quick and simple, low-sugar snacks for people counting carbs, watching their weight or wanting fun and wholesome snacks. These are so simple that kids can make many of them with minimum...
 

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

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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In September 1998, the American Heart Association released a report which claims very low fat diets (<15%) may pose serious health risks for some people, and that such diets are not recommended for the general population. The report claims that clinical trials haven’t shown such diets are advantageous and safe. What do studies say? All ... Percent of Fat Not Good Focus
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13 Tips For Smooth Cooking Demos #1 First of all, if you are using a lavaliere microphone, INSIST on fresh batteries. There is nothing worse than losing power and having to wait on replacements during your demo. This happened to me on the second day after 6 hours of talking the day before. I guess ... 13 Tips for Smoother Cooking Demos
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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...