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Carolyn Richel, Cornell Cooperative Extension, writes, “The most successful holiday class we’ve ever done is called ‘Gifts from the Kitchen.’ It involves filling mason jars with layers of dry ingredients to enable gift receivers to make cakes, brownies, cookies, soups, etc. by adding the soft or liquid ingredients.” Carolyn...
 
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The Tightrope Balance Pamela J. Speich, Ukrop’s Registered Dietitian, helps clients visualize someone walking on a tight rope, trying to balance sodium on one side and three other minerals on the other (postassium, magnesium and calcium). She explains that while a diet high in sodium is the main culprit...
 

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Here are 4 fun games that will teach participants about good nutrition, food safety, and MyPlate! Processed Food Run Game: How what’s in food affects your body Purpose: To make students aware of the damage processed food has on your body Materials: • 4 strands of 100-feet sturdy rope • 9 orange plastic cones • ... Four Outstanding Games for Nutrition, Food Safety and MyPlate
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What are educator’s doing to promote consumption of fruits and veggies? According our recent online survey to over 500 food and nutrition professionals, the two most preferred messages to encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables are: 1) include them for every meal and snack and 2) get a variety of colors. In the same survey, ... Best Ideas Fruit and Veggie Promotion
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Activity 1 - Meet the Plate Bring samples of a wide variety of foods and arrange them on a table in your classroom. Outline the five basic MyPlate groups, then ask students to organize the samples into MyPlate’s categories. While participants are rearranging the foods, discuss a few of...