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Real life examples of food packages often give great learning lessons to focus on the numbers that really matter - the back of the box or can rather than marketing hype. Saturated fat, sodium and calorie density are what is really important for the big picture of a healthful...
 
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In the market for a treat? Take a look at the size of what you are ordering! We were recently surprised to find out that a Starbucks Cararmel Brownie contains almost 600 calories per serving! Most baked goods sold in coffee stores are HUGE. And that means the calories...
 

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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Follow our three steps to select the best foods for you and your family. Note how comparing labels for milk below can have a big impact on the amount of saturated fat you consume – especially if you multiply by the number of days in a year. The first step covers calorie awareness. How does ... The Quick Guide to Food Labels