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When we are all in school, a grade of 93 was an A or a pretty good score. However, if you use the score of 93% fat for meat or poultry, that does not equal an A for a heart healthy nutrition score. This is because 93% fat is...
 
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Section 1 - Calorie and Portion Awareness • Serving size - How big is this serving for the number of calories it contains? Remember, MyPlate advises that people avoid oversized portions. • Servings per container - Is that big chocolate bar really 3 servings? Make sure you know how...
 

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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Your next visit to the grocery store might surprise you. After years of having only voluntary Nutrition Facts labels for raw meats, those tags have now become mandatory. This means that all ground poultry and meat must sport an informative sticker that discusses its nutrient content. This rule also applies to the 40 most popular ... Nutrition Facts for Meat
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If you have any interest in the restaurant business or food industry in general, now is a great time to hone your recipe analysis skills and start marketing your services. President Obama signed the health care reform legislation into law on March 23, 2010. In Section 4205 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of ... Recipe Analysis
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How much added sugar? For every 4 grams of sugar on a food label there is 1 teaspoon of sugar in the food (fruit is one exception and is okay because it is natural sugar accompanied with fiber and other nutrients) Some tea and soda beverages contain 5 teaspoons...