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10 Tips for Smart Snacking

10 Tips for Smart Snacking

Whether you are a child or an adult, most of us enjoy snacks. Well-chosen snacks can boost your nutrition and keep you energetic at home, work or school.

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Choosing Healthy Snack Bars

Choosing Healthy Snack Bars

We have so many different snack bars to choose from. How do I pick one that is a healthful choice for a snack?

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July is National Picnic Month

July is National Picnic Month

Try this quiz if you are ready to keep your family and friends safe from foodborne illness during hot summer months. "Perishable" means a food will be "go bad" if it is kept out too long at room temperature. We need to keep perishable foods out of the temperature danger zone (40 to 140 F) to keep them safe.

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Stretch Your Food Budget

Stretch Your Food Budget

I have a hard time stretching my food budget to reach the end of the month. How can I afford to eat healthfully on a budget?

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June is Dairy Month

June is Dairy Month

School's out, so daytime milk breaks have ended for kids. Keep dairy on your menu this summer, but not just for kids. We all need calcium and vitamin D to keep our bones strong, and potassium and protein to keep our heart and muscles working properly.

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Trim Costs for Grilling Out This Summer

Trim Costs for Grilling Out This Summer

We like to grill steaks now and then, but we are on a budget. How can we save money on summertime grilling?

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Grow Some Veggies in Pots

Grow Some Veggies in Pots

You still have time to plant some containers of vegetables even if you do not have a garden plot.

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3 Tips to Healthier Spring and Summer Celebrations

3 Tips to Healthier Spring and Summer Celebrations

Celebrations often are exciting and memorable times filled with family, friends, and food.

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Gardening with Children

Gardening with Children

My kids try to avoid vegetables, but I'm working on encouraging them to try some new vegetables. We have a community garden near us. When can we start planning?

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Shape Up For Spring

Shape Up For Spring

During the spring, we may feel like refreshing out home by cleaning and organizing closets. Maybe we should do a diet and physical activity checkup to find out if our lifestyle needs to be refreshed.

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