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Asparagus has been consumed as a vegetable for over two thousand years. It originated in the countries of the eastern Mediterranean region and remnants of wild asparagus have been found in northern and southern Africa. Archeologists have discovered asparagus seeds in ancient pyramids. In the Middle Ages, healers believed...
 
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The final exam in nutrition consisted of a single question, “If you were stranded on a deserted island, with only one food, what should that food be and why?” The answer was the potato. Its vitamin C would prevent scurvy, the first deficiency disease likely to set in. It...
 

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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Kick off a meal with a bowl of soup and score a touchdown of your own this winter! Have a real soup-er bowl when you serve this delicious soup. Just add a salad and it becomes a great meal after the big game. Easy Black Bean Soup 1 large onion, chopped 1 Tbsp olive oil ... Soup-er Bowl
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You can make teas that are savory instead of sweet. It seems that many people are fatigued by sweets. Many medications such as chemotherapy agents used to treat cancer alter taste sensations and make sweet foods and beverages unappealing. For these reasons, or just for a change of pace, savory teas are a taste treat. ... Try Savory Tea
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The word “organic” may be used to sell shampoo, but the real organic experience is not for your hair. It is in the mouthwatering rainbow of organic produce, fresh herbs and organic convenience foods now found everywhere from roadside stands to farmer’s markets and from mail order catalogs to...