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Can We Eat Flowers?

Can We Eat Flowers?

Summer weather calls for planting and growing a variety of flowers in gardens and landscapes. Did you know some flowers are edible? By knowing and understanding what flowers are edible, we can plant them in our own gardens to add beautiful colors to our yards and incorporate the flowers into food dishes.

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Am I at Risk for Dehydration?

Am I at Risk for Dehydration?

As we move outdoors to do spring and summer activities when the weather warms, dehydration can become an issue.

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Nutrition and the Athlete

Nutrition and the Athlete

Softball and other sports activities will begin for children and adults soon. Without the proper fuel and hydration, you will not be able to maintain a high level of performance throughout an entire game.

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Let’s Get Physical! How to Stay Active in the Midwest in Any Season

Let’s Get Physical! How to Stay Active in the Midwest in Any Season

Did you struggle to stay active during the cold winter months? If you don’t have access to a gym membership or workout equipment at home, your options for physical activity may seem limited.

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What Do I Need to Limit in My Diet?

What Do I Need to Limit in My Diet?

The food and beverages that you consume have a profound impact on your health. Recently, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released to help you make good nutrition decisions.

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Remember These Key Messages During National Nutrition Month

Remember These Key Messages During National Nutrition Month

For many years, March has been a springboard for nutrition messages from nutrition educators throughout the U.S. Consider taking a week-by-week approach in March to improve your diet, and potentially, your health.

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Explore the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to Improve Your Eating Pattern

Explore the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to Improve Your Eating Pattern

Do you find yourself feeling stressed or tired when you have not even made it through half of your day? This is the case for many Americans because they do not follow the dietary guidelines.

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Are You Getting Enough Nutrients in Your Diet?

Are You Getting Enough Nutrients in Your Diet?

Did you know that, on average, about 90% of Americans don’t meet the minimum nutrient requirements?

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Being Healthy Starts by Eating Healthfully: How the Dietary Guidelines for Americans Can Help You Make Every Bite Count

Being Healthy Starts by Eating Healthfully: How the Dietary Guidelines for Americans Can Help You Make Every Bite Count

Some big changes have been put forth in the new Dietary Guidelines to shift the focus to health across the lifespan from infancy to older adulthood. Every five years, new guidelines are released.

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Make Every Bite, Including Snacks, Count

Make Every Bite, Including Snacks, Count

Snack time is an important part of everyone’s day, especially children’s. Incorporate these food breaks into a child’s routine to sustain all the energy they are using. We are advised to “make every bite count” throughout life.

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