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Tilapia is a good source of protein, niacin, B12, phosphorus, and selenium and can easily fit into our overall weekly food choices...
 

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!
 
Food and Health

The Environmental Working Group analyzes pesticide residue testing data from the USDA and the FDA to develop an annual list of the 12 fruits and vegetables that are most likely to be contaminated with pesticide residues that may be harmful to health. That’s the dirty dozen. They also have a list of the “clean fifteen,” which are the foods that are least likely to be contaminated.
Food and Health

If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy a meaty texture in your meals without actually using meat, check out jackfruit!
Food and Health, Prevention

Buying yogurt in bulk is a good idea: Choose non-fat instead of whole milk yogurt for less saturated fat and more protein, then choose plain instead of sweetened yogurt for less sugar and more calcium. In fact, you can add flavor to your yogurt by topping it with fresh...
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The new food label, designed by the FDA, will show the amount of added sugars on foods. The deadline is being extended from May 2017 to May 2018 by the FDA. But we do not need to wait for the new label to make better shopping decisions. In the...