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June is fresh fruit and vegetable month. It is the best time to celebrate fruits and vegetables because grocery stores, farmer’s markets and road-side produce stands are filling up with an abundance of seasonal favorites like tomatoes, melons, strawberries, lettuce and squash. Challenge you and your family to a...
 
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Collard greens and cabbage are two of the best bargains in the grocery store for both nutrition and cost. Ounce for ounce they are both nutritional powerhouses. They are high in nutrients and phytochemicals, plant chemicals that may be beneficial to your health. But they are also low in...
 

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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Americans love dining out. On a typical day, more than 130 million will be foodservice patrons. Sales in 2009 are expected to reach $566 billion at over 945,000 locations.* While home-cooked meals are better for your health and pocketbook, it is clear that many do not have or make that choice. Better restaurant menu labeling ... 3 Steps for Better Dining Out
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1. Large meat entrees pack calories. Look at the calories in these big steaks, offered in many popular steakhouses: – 14 oz New York 819 – 12 oz sirloin 877 – 12 oz prime rib 1,445 Solution: Choose fish or chicken or a small meat appetizer or share large portions with someone. 2. Drinks can ... Avoid 8 Dining Out Danger Zones
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Subscribers are working on: We're offering four-session cooking schools for entire families who are enrolled in the free/reduced lunch programs at local public elementary schools. We are working at gathering standardized care/guidelines for how we educate our diabetic patients and how to help with prevention. Jill Rosas, RD, LD...