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Holiday times are here! This means a lot more activity and disruption to regular meal and exercise patterns. The good news is that you can remember MyPlate’s most important message to lower calories and eat healthier! Make half your plate fruits and veggies. Here is how to adopt that message...
 
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Eating more fruits and vegetables is a positive step toward better health and weight management. There are 26 letters in the alphabet – if you use one of these tips every two weeks you will have a healthier year! A = Apple – Keep a crisp one in your...
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The following activity ideas are excerpted from the new book, MyPlate for Everyone, which is coming soon from Food and Health Communications!
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This amazing salad was inspired by a trip to Berkeley Bowl, where fresh produce spans the aisle as far as the eye can see. Use it in your Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month celebrations!
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High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets are back in the spotlight, thanks to the Paleo, South Beach and Atkins trends. While protein is a necessary nutrient for the body in order to build lean muscle, synthesize hormones, grow hair and nails, and maintain organs, information about how much protein we really need...