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Here is one trick we are using at home: Kitchen VIPP V = VARIETY! Each night when I prepare dinner, I serve a “buffet” in the kitchen. It usually consists of a healthy vegetarian entree like beans and rice, lentils and rice, or pasta along with a big salad,...
 
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Louise Levy, MPH, came up with the idea of using the top 20 list of antioxidant foods. She welcomes this list for her nutrition education classes to divert attention from all the low-carb fad diets that are being portrayed in the media. Barbara Rice, MS, RD, at Johnson Space...
 

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Susan Jaffe of Head Start, Sacramento, CA, has 2 quick and fun presentations: 1) For kids: Bring in different colors of apples (red, yellow, and green) for children to look at and taste. Talk about the different colors, textures, and tastes as the children try each type of apple. 2) For adults: Recently, a student ... Quick Fruit and Vegetable Fun for Adults or Kids
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Rainbow Make a rainbow on the bulletin board and include all the colors listed below or make a color of the week or the month. Hold a contest to see who can come up with the best recipe for each color. “There’s Magic in the Rainbow” (not just at the end of the rainbow). It’s ... Produce A to Z
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Cut holes in small boxes big enough for a hand to go through. Place different fruits or vegetables that would be challenging for your audience in your boxes. The students must reach in the box and guess what secret fruit or vegetable is inside just by feeling it. This...