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Children ages 9 to 13 need 1,300 milligrams of calcium a day to keep their bones and teeth strong. Children ages 4 to 8 need 800 milligrams of calcium per day. They also need vitamin D, which helps the body use the calcium. Milk is fortifi ed with vitamin D. Many foods contain calcium. The best sources are milk, yogurt and cheese. Fish, soy products and nuts also are good sources of calcium. Some fruit juices, cereals, breads, snacks and other foods have added calcium.
Increased physical activity increases some of your food needs. Your body requires more energy and water. Food that is eaten before and between events can affect your ability to perform at your best level.
With work, meetings and school activities, families have many distractions that keep them away from the family table. Eating together, however, has many benefi ts. Family meals promote communication skills, cooperation, cooking skills and table manners. Families who eat together also tend to eat more nutritiously. Further, children who help prepare a meal tend to eat the food prepared.
During the 2008-09 growing season, 550,000 acres were planted to winter wheat. That was the second highest acreage planted to winter wheat since 1985. The highest was 650,000 in 2007-08. The 2008-09 winter was unusually cold. Nevertheless, due to good snow cover throughout the winter, winter survival of the winter wheat crop was good; only 50,000 acres that were planted were not harvested. The cool summer and limited disease pressure favored high yield development. Furthermore, rainfall was adequate in western North Dakota, for an above average crop the first time in many seasons. Leaf rust appeared later in the season and caused only minimal damage this year. Generally, scab was not problematic on winter wheat in 2009.
The purpose of this publication is to summarize the socioeconomic effects of the recent evelopment of a wind energy center on nearby communities.