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Vegetables: _____ avocado _____ bell peppers _____ broccoli _____ cabbage _____ carrots _____ cauliflower _____ celery _____ corn _____ cucumbers _____ eggplant _____ garlic _____ herbs _____ kale, collards _____ lettuce, dark green _____ mushrooms _____ onions _____ potatoes _____ spinach _____ squash _____ sweet potatoes _____ tofu _____...
 
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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans have been published. You can view them online at www.health.gov. The graph shown above is a good overview for what changes most adults need to make to go from where they are now to being compliant with the new guidelines. The bars above 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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September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Do you know what it takes to keep your cholesterol in check? Basically, you should increase your intake of fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains because these contain vegetable protein, soluble fiber and certain plant chemicals that lower cholesterol. Meanwhile, you should decrease your intake of animal products and processed ... Lower-Your-Cholesterol Kitchen
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What’s nice about rice?  It is a hearty grain that is sodium-free, cholesterol-free, fat-free, easy-to-cook and rich in complex carbohydrates. At 100 calories per one-half cup, it is a low calorie source of many nutrients, including protein, B vitamins, and iron. Rice is a unique grain because it contains all eight essential amino acids.  Though ... Celebrating Rice