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Spring Clean Your Way to a Safer Kitchen

Spring Clean Your Way to a Safer Kitchen

As the green grass begins to pop up outdoors, we often feel energized to do some projects. After a long winter, tackling a "spring cleaning" of our refrigerators and kitchen cupboards might be a good place to start.

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Starting a Garden

Starting a Garden

Some of my friends are talking about gardening. I would like to try gardening with my kids, but I don't know where to begin. Can you help?

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Stretch Your Fruit and Vegetable Budget

Stretch Your Fruit and Vegetable Budget

Do you and your family members eat enough fruits and veggies for good health? Most people need 1 1/2 to 2 cups of fruits and 2 1/2 to 3 cups of vegetables per day to meet the recommendations. Enjoy the taste of eating right during March, National Nutrition Month. Include a rainbow of fruits and vegetables on your menus. They're rich in vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants that promote good health.

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Understanding Lean Ground Beef Percentages

Understanding Lean Ground Beef Percentages

What do the percentages (such as "90% lean") on ground beef packages mean? How can I use this information?

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

Learn what foods are heart-healthy and tips to add them to your everyday diet.

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Save at the Grocery Store with  Loss Leaders

Save at the Grocery Store with Loss Leaders

I heard that I should shop for the "loss leaders" at the grocery store. What does that mean?

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Explore Foods From Around the World

Explore Foods From Around the World

What do pizza, lasagna, tacos, kabobs and stir-fried vegetables have in common? They are favorite “American foods” that came from other cultures. In fact, many cultures use more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans, compared with the menus we usually have in the U.S. A healthful diet promotes good health! Consider these tips from www.choosemyplate.gov to add variety and flavor to your diet.

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How to Save Money on Fruits and Vegetables

How to Save Money on Fruits and Vegetables

I know I should eat more fruits and vegetables. I like stir-fried vegetables and fruit kabobs, but fresh produce is so expensive where I live. What can I do?

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Nourish Your Body

Nourish Your Body

The NDSU Extension Service is launching a new program, Nourishing Boomers and Beyond, in January.

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Your Holiday Questions Answered!

Your Holiday Questions Answered!

Helpful advice on how to avoid overeating and overspending this holiday season.

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