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Mistake management can be tricky. Stop mistakes before they start by sidestepping these common health and fitness errors. And if you do make a mistake, do your best to learn from it and get back to your goals right away. Skipping meals: Breakfast jump starts your metabolism. Avoiding lunch or...
 
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Healthful eating is an evolution for your diet -- it's a gradual shift toward making better food choices over time. Here are five simple ways to “evolve your eating” today... for a healthier your tomorrow! Go for better-for-you butter. Instead of traditional dairy butter, swap in nut butters like...
 

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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“Would you like an apple pie with that?” My teeth grit each time I hear it. And, I hear it often because I prefer fountain diet cokes at fast food restaurants instead of bottles or cans, and the cashiers at McDonald’s are required to say that with every order  – or else… McDonald’s isn’t alone. ... Suggestive Selling: Would You Like an Apple Pie with That?
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Make an Artful Display When you’re giving a cooking demonstration, the way you present your ingredients can really make a difference in audience engagement. If you have things haphazardly tossed into bowls and plates, or even just zip lock bags, the instructions won’t be as clear and you won’t look as professional as you could. ... Cooking Demo Ideas from Advisors
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Bagged lettuce certainly makes eating salads and other fresh vegetables more convenient. But there is always that nagging question: “should I wash it before eating?” I’ve visited a couple of the bagged lettuce companies in California and personally feel comfortable eating these products directly from the bag. I don’t...