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EFNEP stands for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.  The logo is in the shape of an apple.  Family Nutrition Program with a picture of an apple, carrot, and coin.

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Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen Surfaces

Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen Surfaces

The grass is growing and flower bulbs are beginning to bloom. Everything looks refreshed outdoors. When spring rolls around, many people freshen their homes with some spring cleaning. Kitchens are a good place to begin.

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Tips On Serving A Large Crowd

Tips On Serving A Large Crowd

I'm having a graduation party for my daughter, and I'm planning to serve tacos, fresh fruits and veggies with creamy dips, and cupcakes. I will have a buffet line from 4 to 9 p.m. I'm not used to serving a large crowd. Do you have any tips?

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Are Food Costs Taking a Bite Out of Your Budget?

Are Food Costs Taking a Bite Out of Your Budget?

You may have noticed that grocery prices are on the rise. You might be tempted to bypass the "healthy foods" and fill your cart with the least-expensive foods you can find.

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Eat a Rainbow of Fruits and Vegetables During March, National Nutrition Month

Eat a Rainbow of Fruits and Vegetables During March, National Nutrition Month

Fruits and vegetables provide a wide range of essential vitamins, minerals and fiber. They are naturally low in calories. Eating more fruits and vegetables can help with weight management and can help reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease.

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How To Get In Your Daily Recommendation Of Fruits And Vegetables

How To Get In Your Daily Recommendation Of Fruits And Vegetables

I went to a nutrition class and found out I should try to eat at least 4½ cups of fruits and vegetables a day. I usually only have a glass of fruit juice and some carrot sticks with my sandwich at lunch and corn for dinner. I have about 2 cups of fruits and vegetables per day. I could use some ideas!

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Shake The Salt Habit During February, American Heart Month

Shake The Salt Habit During February, American Heart Month

These days, many of us get more salt than we need, and that’s not good for our hearts. Salt is made up of sodium and chloride. Diets with too much sodium can increase your risk of getting high blood pressure.

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How To Cut Back On Sodium

How To Cut Back On Sodium

I just found out I have high blood pressure. My doctor said I need to cut back on my sodium. Do you have any ideas?

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Difference Between Sea Salt and Table Salt

Difference Between Sea Salt and Table Salt

I have heard that sea salt and kosher salt contain less sodium then table salt. Is that true?

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Switching Up Your Packed Lunches

Switching Up Your Packed Lunches

I have been packing sandwiches for lunch, by my lunches get boring after awhile. What can I do?

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Can You Spot A Grocery Store Bargain?

Can You Spot A Grocery Store Bargain?

You can save money if you know what to look for at the grocery store. Consider these tips and remember to stick with your shopping list, too.

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