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The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans call for adequate nutrients without consuming too many calories. For most people, this means you have to concentrate on eating more nutrient-dense foods and fewer calorie-dense foods. Our chart above illustrates the calorie difference between these two types of foods. How do I...
 
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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans have been published. You can view them online at www.health.gov. The graph shown above is a good overview for what changes most adults need to make to go from where they are now to being compliant with the new guidelines. The bars above the...
 

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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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans advises that you should get a variety of vegetables from the 5 subgroups: legumes, dark green, orange, starchy and others. Vegetables and legumes are the best choices if you want to lower your weight and improve your health. These are high in fiber and nutrients and low in fat and ... Variety is the Spice of Health