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Pick Up Some Picnic Tips

Enjoying food in the great outdoors is a fun part of summer and makes memories for family and friends. Make picnics healthful and safe with these tips.

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Family Meal

Family Meals Offer Many Benefits

As families close out the summer and gear up for the busy fall, keep this item as a priority on your calendar: making time for family meals.

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Picnic

Potluck Season Reminders

When you know that the food you bring to a potluck was prepared safely, you will feel good about sharing it with others.

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Sugar

Spilling the Sugar Secrets

Today, the term “sugar” seems almost foreign to consumers as food labels are cluttered with alternative scientific aliases for sweet tooth satisfaction.

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What Are Some Healthful Snack Choices for Athletes on the Road?

What Are Some Healthful Snack Choices for Athletes on the Road?

By Victoria Lien, Concordia College Dietetic Student

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Pick a Pumpkin!

Pick a Pumpkin!

By Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., Food and Nutrition Specialist

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Fall into Fitness

Fall into Fitness

By Laura Clark, Student Intern, Concordia College

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Prepare Food Safely for Upcoming Celebrations

Prepare Food Safely for Upcoming Celebrations

Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., NDSU Food and Nutrition Specialist

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Visual Cues Help You Choose Sensible Portions

Visual Cues Help You Choose Sensible Portions

Compiled by Allison Dhuyvetter, Program Assistant

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Making Wise Holiday Drinking Choices

Making Wise Holiday Drinking Choices

Compiled by Allison Dhuyvetter, Program Assistant

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When to Modify Holiday Recipes

When to Modify Holiday Recipes

Try these suggestions the next time you want to make over a recipe.

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Stay Fit This Winter

Stay Fit This Winter

By Allie Dhuyvetter, R.D., Program Assistant – NDSU Extension Service

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DASH to a Healthy Heart

DASH to a Healthy Heart

Written by Tracey Dillon, Dietetic Intern - NDSU Extension Service

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5 Tips to Dining with Your Heart in Mind

5 Tips to Dining with Your Heart in Mind

Written by Michael Blake, Dietetic Intern - NDSU Extension Service

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"Fish on Friday" is Good for Us

"Fish on Friday" is Good for Us

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) report specifically addresses fish and seafood in our diet.

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Exercise Your Heart, Mind and Body

Exercise Your Heart, Mind and Body

Written by Michael Blake, NDSU Extension Service Intern

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Get the Benefits of Green on St. Patrick's Day

Get the Benefits of Green on St. Patrick's Day

Written by Tracey Dillon, Dietitic Intern - NDSU Extension Service

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The Health Benefits of Spirituality

The Health Benefits of Spirituality

Allie Dhuyvetter, Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Keeping Food Safe This Summer

Keeping Food Safe This Summer

Allie Dhuyvetter, R.D., Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Stay Hydrated This Summer

Stay Hydrated This Summer

Allie Dhuyvetter, R.D., Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Safety Reminders: Planning for Family and Faith Community Events

Safety Reminders: Planning for Family and Faith Community Events

Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., Food and Nutrition Specialist

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Gathering Volunteers for Gardening Projects

Gathering Volunteers for Gardening Projects

By Allie Dhuyvetter, RD, Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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What to Harvest in July

What to Harvest in July

By Allie Dhuyvetter, RD, Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Fruits and Veggies Matter This Month

Fruits and Veggies Matter This Month

Allie Dhuyvetter, R.D., Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Fresh From the Farmers Market

Fresh From the Farmers Market

Paige Halsted, Dietetic Intern,* Concordia College

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Work Out with Yard Work

Work Out with Yard Work

Paige Halsted, Dietetic Intern,* Concordia College

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Take Time for Gratitude

Take Time for Gratitude

Allie Dhuyvetter, R.D., L.R.D., Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Eat Better, Eat Together

Eat Better, Eat Together

By Paige Halsted, Dietetic intern

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10 Tips to Sneak Pumpkin into Your Diet

10 Tips to Sneak Pumpkin into Your Diet

Allie Dhuyvetter, R.D., L.R.D., Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Pick a Pumpkin Patch for a Fun Day!

Pick a Pumpkin Patch for a Fun Day!

By Alyssa Carlson, NDSU graduate student

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Fight the Flu

Fight the Flu

By Paige Halsted, Dietetic intern

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Try These Tips to Slim Down Thanksgiving Dinner

Try These Tips to Slim Down Thanksgiving Dinner

Allie Benson, R.D., Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Alyssa Carlson, Graduate Research Assistant, NDSU

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All About Diabetic Foot Care

All About Diabetic Foot Care

Bev Gravdahl, B.S.N., R.N., F.C.N., FCA Project Coordinator

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Spend Time with Your Family This Season

Spend Time with Your Family This Season

Allie Benson, R.D., L.R.D., Program Assistant and Stacy Wang, R.D., L.R.D, Extension Associate

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Holiday Stress

Holiday Stress

Bev Gravdahl, Project Coordinator

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Breastfeeding Benefits Our Community

Breastfeeding Benefits Our Community

Michelle Draxten, MPH, RD, Public Health Nutritionist, Fargo Cass Public Health

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Choose a Diet That Works for You

Choose a Diet That Works for You

Allie Benson, R.D., L.R.D., Program Assistant

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Choosing a Doctor

Choosing a Doctor

Bev Gravdahl, Project Coordinator

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Ring in the New Year with Physical Activity

Ring in the New Year with Physical Activity

Alyssa Carlson, Graduate Research Assistant, NDSU

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Heart Health Starts at the Grocery Store

Heart Health Starts at the Grocery Store

Brenna Stein, Dietetic Intern, NDSU Extension Service

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Try These Healthful Snack Ideas for 2017

Try These Healthful Snack Ideas for 2017

Allie Benson, R.D., L.R.D., Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Are Canned Foods Healthy

Are Canned Foods Healthy

Alyssa Carlson, Graduate Student, NDSU

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Make Family Meals a Tradition

Make Family Meals a Tradition

Brenna Stein, Dietetic Intern

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All Welcome at Heart-n-Soul Community Cafe

All Welcome at Heart-n-Soul Community Cafe

Stephanie Zimmerman, Dietetic Intern, Fargo Cass Public Health

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Eat for Your Eyes

Eat for Your Eyes

Megan Boe, Dietetic Intern –NDSU Extension Service

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Garden Your Way to a Happy, Healthy Life

Garden Your Way to a Happy, Healthy Life

Brenna Stein, Dietetic Intern –NDSU Extension Service

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Gardening Provides Benefits for the Entire Family

Gardening Provides Benefits for the Entire Family

Alyssa Carlson, Graduate Research Assistant, NDSU

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Enjoy Fruits and Vegetables in Season

Enjoy Fruits and Vegetables in Season

Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., Food and Nutrition Specialist –NDSU Extension Service

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May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

Allison Benson, RD, LRD, Program Assistant

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Try Some Super Kale

Try Some Super Kale

Anna Johnson, Concordia College Dietetic Intern

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Enjoy Some Garden-fresh Veggies!

Enjoy Some Garden-fresh Veggies!

Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU

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Be a Pro at Picnic Packing

Be a Pro at Picnic Packing

Sallie Yakowicz, NDSU Extension Program Assistant

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Homegrown Greens Provide More Variety

Homegrown Greens Provide More Variety

Allie Dhuyvetter, R.D., Program Assistant, and Julie Garden-Robinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist

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Help Keep Our Water Clean

Help Keep Our Water Clean

Sallie Yakowicz, Program Assistant – NDSU Extension Service

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It's Zucchini Season!

It's Zucchini Season!

Julie Garden-Robinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist

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Celebrate Spuds this September

Celebrate Spuds this September

Brittany Twiss, Program Assistant

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Plan Better Breakfasts

Plan Better Breakfasts

Allison Benson, R.D., L.R.D., NDSU Extension Service program assistant

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Test Your Food Preservation Knowledge

Test Your Food Preservation Knowledge

Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D. Food and Nutrition Specialist

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Do You Understand Food Labels?

Do You Understand Food Labels?

Allison Benson, RD, LRD, Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Celebrate Health Education this Month!

Celebrate Health Education this Month!

Brittany Twiss, NDSU Dietetics Major and Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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All About Apples!

All About Apples!

Sallie Yakowicz, NDSU Dietetics Major and Program Assistant – NDSU Extension Service

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Lighten Up Your Holiday Menus

Lighten Up Your Holiday Menus

Julie Garden-Robinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

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Learn More About Gluten-free Diets in November

Learn More About Gluten-free Diets in November

Brittany Twiss, Program Assistant – NDSU Extension Service

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Convert Kids From Picky to “Pick Me!” Eaters

Convert Kids From Picky to “Pick Me!” Eaters

Sallie Yakowicz, Program Assistant – NDSU Extension Service

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Add Some Pumpkin and Squash to Your Menu

Add Some Pumpkin and Squash to Your Menu

Julie Garden-Robinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

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Eat, Drink and be Merry Responsibly This Holiday Season

Eat, Drink and be Merry Responsibly This Holiday Season

Brittany Twiss, Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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How Do You Manage Dietary Restrictions at Holiday Meals?

How Do You Manage Dietary Restrictions at Holiday Meals?

Sallie Yakowicz, Program Assistant – NDSU Extension Service

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Enjoy Holiday Tastes Without the Waste!

Enjoy Holiday Tastes Without the Waste!

Julie Garden-Robinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

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8 Tips to Make Cooking at Home a Breeze

8 Tips to Make Cooking at Home a Breeze

Is saving some money on your New Year’s resolution list? How about having more healthful meals? Cooking meals at home can help you meet both of those goals.

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Be Inspired by Slow Cooker Meal Ideas

Be Inspired by Slow Cooker Meal Ideas

Slow cooking is a great option for people with a busy schedule who want a hot meal when they get home for the day.

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Save Money with Family Mealtimes

Save Money with Family Mealtimes

Making your own convenience foods will save you a lot of money on your food budget.

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New Study Underlines Benefits of Family Mealtimes

New Study Underlines Benefits of Family Mealtimes

Children who ate meals with their families were more active, drank less pop, had better mental health, were less aggressive and less likely to be delinquent.

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Smart Snacks for a Healthy Heart

Smart Snacks for a Healthy Heart

Sallie Yakowicz, Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Moving Feet = Healthy Heart

Moving Feet = Healthy Heart

Brittany Twiss, Program Assistant, NDSU Extension

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Adding More Nuts to Your Day Could Help Your Heart

Adding More Nuts to Your Day Could Help Your Heart

Allison Benson, R.D., L.R.D., Program Assistant, NDSU Extension

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Try These Swaps During "National Noodle Month"

Try These Swaps During "National Noodle Month"

Sallie Yakowicz, Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Nutrition: Separating Facts from Fiction

Nutrition: Separating Facts from Fiction

Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., Food and Nutrition Specialist

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Focus on Eating Less Salt

Focus on Eating Less Salt

Allison Benson, R.D., L.R.D., Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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Protect Yourself From Illness - Eat Your Antioxidants!

Protect Yourself From Illness - Eat Your Antioxidants!

Brittany Twiss, Program Assistant, NDSU Extension Service

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