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Safe Food for Babies and Children: Warming Bottles Safely (FN716 Revised)

For the first year of a baby's life, breast milk or infant formula should be used to provide the nutrition necessary to promote growth and general health. Pre-mixed infant formula and expressed breast milk do not need to be heated prior to feeding. However, many babies prefer warm bottles because of the similarity to warm milk fed from the breast.

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Questions & Answers About Sodium and Its Impact on Our Health (FN1686)

Excessive sodium in our diet can increase our blood pressure, especially in salt-sensitive individuals. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Heart disease and stroke are the first and fourth leading causes of death in the U.S., making cardiovascular disease responsible for one of every three deaths in the country.

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Spillin' the Beans: Dry Edible Bean and Snap Bean Recipes, Nutrition Information and Tips (FN1646)

Beans are one of the most commonly eaten foods around the world because of their versatility, nutritional value and cost effectiveness.

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Smoked Bacon Sweet Potato Soup

Smoked Bacon Sweet Potato Soup

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.

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Healthwise For Women: Skin Cancer (FN1906)

According to one study, self-checks of skin may decrease mortality from melanoma by 63 percent because doctors do not routinely check for skin abnormalities.

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Healthwise For Women: Colon Cancer (FN1905)

According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third most common cause of cancer deaths for men and women in the U.S. One in 24 women and one in 22 men will develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime.

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Jellies, Jams and Spreads (FN172 Revised)

Sweet spreads are foods with many textures, flavors and colors. They are thickened or jellied to varying degrees. The traditional jellies and jams are preserved primarily by sugar.

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Fight BAC! Keep Food Safe This Holiday Season: Let’s Talk Turkey (FN1443 Revised)

Turkey anyone? Who can resist the smell of turkey roasting in the oven, growing ever more golden brown almost by the minute, its gravy-making juices crackling and sizzling in the bottom of the roaster pan.

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