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Cathy Fitzgerald, MS, RD, and the MFit nutrition staff at the University of Michigan Health System would like to share some activity ideas that they have done with small groups of up to 30 people. Choosing Healthier Snacks This activity focuses on making healthier choices when there aren't really...
 
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Take Them With You Dina Chaimovitch, with the Toronto Public Health's Invite Us Along Campaign, did a short presentation that focused on how easy it is to “take them along.” She demonstrated a dip recipe and provided little clear cups with dip on the bottom and strips of celery,...
 
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A walk down the aisles of a grocery store can tell you a lot about the way Americans eat. There’s been a boom in snack foods, whose sales are three times what they were 10 years ago. And it’s no wonder. With our on-the-go lifestyles and easy access to tasty food, Americans snack more than ... Snack Smart
 
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Snack and entertain in style with fruits and vegetables! Here are some healthy indulgences from Victoria Shanta Retelny, RD and Food and Health Communications: -  Avocado-based dips with baked chips -  Colorful and crunchy veggie and fruit kabobs -  Healthful nuts like pistachios – in the shell they are a...
 
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To consume 100 calories of celery, you would have to eat over 1 pound or 21 ounces to be exact. But if you chose potato chips, you would get a measly 12 chips or about 3/4 ounce chips for the same 100calories. While the 100 calorie packs of high-calorie...