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Summer is here! For many folks, kids are out of school and the community pool is open. The sun is up and it’s time to get outside. You may be planning a cook-out with friends or family. It is time for the thrill of the grill! If you’re planning...
 

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Cooking, MyPlate

Today we're going to talk about delicious ways to balance your plate like MyPlate, especially when it comes to getting enough dark green vegetables. Dark green vegetables include tasty greens like collards, chard, spinach, mustard, kale, spring greens, and pea shoots. A cup of these vegetables contains a scant 50 calories and anywhere from 4% to ... Grilled Chicken and Chard
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Jill Eisenberg, MS, RD, CDN, provides the nutrition education for National Nutrition Month at her children’s K-5 elementary school. This year’s theme is “Eat a Rainbow” to focus on the importance of eating more fruits and vegetables. Jill decorated the halls with colorful fruit and vegetable balloons and posters. She provided the teachers with various ... Elementary School Nutrition Presentations
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Louise Levy, MPH, came up with the idea of using the top 20 list of antioxidant foods. She welcomes this list for her nutrition education classes to divert attention from all the low-carb fad diets that are being portrayed in the media. Barbara Rice, MS, RD, at Johnson Space...
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 While the value of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables (F&V) is hard to overstate, implementation of the recent “eat- the-rainbow” movement can be oversimplified.1 Basing your F&V diet on the selection of different colors can provide nutriment variety, but not if color is the sole criterion. One...