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The latest romaine lettuce scare has left many of us wondering, “what’s going on with the greens”? This is the second Thanksgiving that many of us left salad off the menu. It’s a legitimate concern. E-coli is a serious food-borne illness and we need to heed the advice of...
 
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We published a wreath like this over 10 years ago and it has thousands of visits. Our long-time reader Barbara Rice, MS, RD, asked us to send her the link and I thought I should update it. Here is the photo or our new wreath. This delicious recipe was...


Portion Control and A Healthy Plate Makes A Difference Demonstrate portion control by showing two plates with identical holiday foods. The plate with smaller portions of higher calorie foods and larger portions of lower calorie foods often saves 550 calories over the one which is visa versa. The Holiday Survival Challenge Have a contest to ... Holiday Education: Survival Challenge, Portion Control, Practice Parties and More Activity Ideas for Holidays
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As Thanksgiving approaches, we are inundated with recipes for how to dress and season a turkey, the main dish and delicious centerpiece for our holiday tables. But what if you have a vegetarian coming to dinner?
Food and Health, Prevention

The new year is fast approaching! What goals are you setting?