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As we head into flu season with COVID19 surging in many areas, we’re all concerned with ways to avoid getting sick. Staying home, maintaining social distance, regular handwashing, and wearing masks are our best ways to protect ourselves until the majority of the population is vaccinated. Eating a nutritious...
 
Food and Health, Kids

The recently released Scientific Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee marks the first time that added sugars are addressed for infants and toddlers younger than 2 years old. The recommendation is simple: no added sugars from any source.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Cooking, Kids

A healthy diet with optimum amounts of vitamins, minerals, fiber, healthy types of fats and proteins is crucial for infants and toddlers younger than age 2 to support growth and development...


I usually think of dried cranberries and raisins as interchangeable in recipes. The other day, I was talking with some folks about adding dried cranberries instead of raisins to a broccoli salad. We were trying to liven up the color, flavor, and nutrition. Someone commented that “we shouldn’t add cranberries because they have so much ... Cranberries, Raisins, and Added Sugars
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In addition to being hard on us physically, red meat intake is also hard on the environment. This year, the Scientific Report of the 2020 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee explores the environmental impact of red meat consumption along with its effects on health. Check it out! Environmental Impact...