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We interviewed health and nutrition professionals about holiday weight gain and found that the three top areas of concern for staying trim during the holiday season are (in order of importance): 1. Maintaining exercise schedule 2. Avoiding too many calories from parties and foods 3. Eating healthfully “on the...
 
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Holiday Fruit Holiday presentations and cooking demos, By Cynthia York- Camden MS, RD, LDN Clinical Nutrition Manager and Owner of RDLink.com Late in September, I was asked to do a presentation and cooking demo on the topic of holiday eating with diabetes for a local healthy living expo. As...
 

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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Carolyn Richel, Cornell Cooperative Extension, writes, “The most successful holiday class we’ve ever done is called ‘Gifts from the Kitchen.’ It involves filling mason jars with layers of dry ingredients to enable gift receivers to make cakes, brownies, cookies, soups, etc. by adding the soft or liquid ingredients.” Carolyn always provides a mini cookbook that ... Holiday Gift Class
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10 Holiday Survival Tips 1. Eat a light, healthy snack such as soup, fruit or cereal before parties. This will help you curb hunger and make better choices. 2. Limit alcohol. Enjoy one alcoholic beverage if you must and then switch to diet soda or soda water with lime afterwards. 3. Bring a low-fat holiday ... Holiday Eating Without the Weight
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Pears, Apples, Oranges If there is one thing you can stock up on this holiday season, it is these fruits. Use them for centerpieces, snacks on the run, desserts, salads, and gifts. You can arrange bowls of fruit quickly to take to parties, leave them out on the counter...