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  • Jump Into Foods and Fitness with youth

    Published on July 25, 2018

    Looking for some fun, hands-on activities to do with third through fifth graders on the topic of nutrition, fitness and food safety? Then the Jump Into Foods and Fitness (JIFF) curriculum is for you!

  • Condiments often offer us taste at the expense of calories.

    Hidden calories: How to spot and avoid them

    Published on July 22, 2018

    Calories add up fast! Just 100 extra calories a day can add 10 pounds a year! Follow these steps to decrease the calories you may not realize you are adding to your diet.

  • Tomatoes provide many health benefits

    Published on July 17, 2018

    Tomatoes are not only sweet, delicious and a wonderful addition to many entrees, they are a great source of fiber, potassium and vitamins A, C and K.

  • Food portion tips for better chronic disease self-management

    Published on July 16, 2018

    Experts recommend that people with diabetes or those trying to lose weight measure their portions so they know how much food they’re eating. Measuring cups and spoons aren’t always available. Here are some ways to estimate your portions.

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