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All Eyes on Potatoes

All Eyes on Potatoes

Most people like potatoes because they are fairly inexpensive and can be used in many ways on your menu. Have you made potato soup, garlic mashed potatoes, oven-roasted potatoes or baked fries?

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Let's Harvest Apples for Good Health

Let's Harvest Apples for Good Health

Apples often are used as the symbol for health for good reason. Eating more apples as part of an overall healthful diet may help lower our risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer and even asthma, according to some studies.

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How Much Should My Kids Get for an After School Snack?

How Much Should My Kids Get for an After School Snack?

My kids are always ready for a snack after school. How big of a snack do they need?

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Encourage Kids to Become Good Veggie Eaters

Encourage Kids to Become Good Veggie Eaters

We have lots of great fresh vegetables available, but my kids usually avoid them. Do you have any tips?

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Enjoy Some Garden Fresh Veggies!

Enjoy Some Garden Fresh Veggies!

Have you tried any vegetables from a garden or farmers market this month? Invite kids or grandkids to help you select, harvest and/or prepare them. Try these interesting ways to enjoy early season lettuce, radishes and green beans.

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May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month

May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month

Did you know that bones can become so weak that a sneeze can lead to a break? Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become brittle. It can occur in men and women.

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Which vegetables are good for our eyes?

Which vegetables are good for our eyes?

I heard that we can grow gardens that are "good for our eyes." I know that carrots are eye-healthy. What other vegetables are good for our eyes?

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Enjoy Fruits and Vegetables in Season

Enjoy Fruits and Vegetables in Season

Check out the delicious fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season in the spring. "In season" means they are at their best quality and price.

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Canned Food "Can" Save Time and Money

Canned Food "Can" Save Time and Money

When you are deciding what to make for dinner or another meal, do you open your cupboards and check what's there?

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