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People use the terms yams and sweet potatoes interchangeably, but they are different vegetables. While they are both starchy “tubers”, yams are not as sweet as sweet potatoes and have rougher skin and flesh. The orange sweet potatoes make a delicious side dish and are good sources of fiber,...
 
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Cabbage is one of the least expensive, most versatile vegetables around. With so many varieties to choose from, you’ll have multiple ways to enjoy this cancer-fighting hero. Since cabbage is often harvested in late summer/fall, it’s a great time of year to try a few new dishes. Here are...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Are you one of the lucky gardeners whose cherry tomato plants magically reappear each season without you doing a darned thing? Cherry tomatoes are easy to grow and harvest this time of year, as long as you snag them before the squirrels do. This next series on Food and Health Communications will highlight a dozen ... Cheery, cherry tomatoes!
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The optimal path to great health in preventing obesity, cancer, and cardiovascular disease is truly plant-based...
Food and Health, Kids

The face of school snacks is changing. With the new USDA regulations, healthful foods are replacing cookies and candy as the snacks available to kids. But how will this impact your school event? Let’s take a look...