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Truth be told, I mispronounced quinoa for years as que-noah. This powerhouse of a grain is considered a ‘pseudocereal’ related to spinach and amaranth and deserves more respect. Its correct pronunciation is keen-wah and it’s worth getting to know its health benefits. Quinoa originated in South America in the...
 

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

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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As an educator, I try really hard to “walk the talk.”  Sometimes that’s hard to do. Or sometimes I think I’m doing fairly well while following a recommendation, but it turns out that I'm not doing so well at all
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Oatmeal has been around for years and is often perceived as the breakfast of punishment. Consumers may begrudgingly eat it when they know their cholesterol is high or when it’s just too cold outside for cold cereal. This inexpensive grain has a lot going for it beyond cholesterol reduction. And when doctored up, it can ... We Owe it to Oats
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Despite the popularity of low carb/keto diets, the recently released US Dietary Guidelines continue to support a diet containing a variety of foods, including grains. From farro to quinoa, grains of all kinds have their place on our plates. These next few weeks we’ll be covering the health gains...
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We’re moving into the third month of our Positive Resolutions for 2021 project. With this project, the goal is to achieve one new, positive goal each month this year, adding each new goal onto the goals from past months. That way, at the end of the year, you’ll have...