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What is the optimal or ideal body weight? It depends on how you define it. The optimal body weight for an Olympic weight lifter, Sumo wrestler, or professional football lineman is well above a body mass index (BMI) of 30, at least in terms of athletic success. However, in...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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This works great with field trips where the students may not have any experience, such as a farm or farmer’s market. The students will write down predictions they have about what they will see or perhaps what is for sale at the market. During the field trips they will takes notes of what they actually ... Educator Idea File: Fortune Teller


Sing these fun songs to get everyone excited about using more fruits and vegetables. Or use them in a voice message. (To the tune of “Everything’s Coming up Roses”) By Anne R. Goodman, MS, RD You’ll be swell You’ll be great Heap those veggies up high on your plate Eat your beans And leafy greens ... Songs and Jingles for Fruits and Veggies
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10 Ways to Test Kitchen Efficiency: Place a check mark next to each statement that is true in your kitchen... _____ Do you clean your refrigerator on a weekly basis? It’s best to do before a grocery run so you can plan to use what you have while making...
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  Here are 10 easy ways to lower calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium from baking recipes: Use applesauce in place of half or more of the fat in baked goods like muffins and quick breads. Use tub margarine in place of butter or stick margarine. Eliminate salt. Substitute...