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Do You Know How to "Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle"?

Do You Know How to "Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle"?

March is National Nutrition Month, and that's a great time to take steps to develop a healthful eating plan as we move toward spring.

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Tips to Help Children Eat More Veggies

Tips to Help Children Eat More Veggies

My preschool and elementary-age children love fruit, but I have a hard time getting them to eat their vegetables. Do you have any tips?

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Homemade Salad in a Jar

Homemade Salad in a Jar

I would like to have salads more often for lunch, but the prepared ones are kind of expensive. They do not have my favorite ingredients, either. Do you have any ideas for me?

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Here's to Good Health in the New Year

Here's to Good Health in the New Year

Many people set goals for the New Year. Maybe you want to lose weight or get your finances in order. Making lifestyle changes can be challenging. Be sure to focus on simple steps so you have better chances for success.

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Have a Healthy Holiday!

Have a Healthy Holiday!

Spending time with family and friends and enjoying special food is part of most holiday celebrations. However, you may leave the gathering thinking you ate too much. If you are planning any holiday gatherings, try these tips to keep your holidays festive and also focused on good health.

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Healthy Snacking Made Easy

Healthy Snacking Made Easy

Having healthy snacks available does not take a lot of time. It just requires a bit of planning for nutritious food options when you’re on the go.

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Snacking on Popcorn

Snacking on Popcorn

My grandchildren come over after school sports practice, and they love popcorn. Is popcorn a healthy snack?

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Fuel Your Empty Tank With Breakfast

Fuel Your Empty Tank With Breakfast

Do you ever skip breakfast? People have lots of reasons. Maybe they hit the "snooze" button once too many times on their alarm clocks and they didn't have time to grab something. Maybe someone ate the last of the cereal and left the empty box in the cupboard. Maybe they just weren't feeling hungry. Others might be trying to cut some calories out of their diet to lose weight. Some might think that breakfast is only important for kids.

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Canned, Fresh or Frozen: What Kinds of Fruits and Vegetables Do You Choose?

Canned, Fresh or Frozen: What Kinds of Fruits and Vegetables Do You Choose?

During the summer months, we can enjoy delicious, colorful fresh fruits and vegetables from a garden, farmers market or grocery store. When fruits and vegetables are “in season,” they are at their best quality and flavor. On average, kids and adults need 2½ to 3 cups of fruits and vegetables daily.

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Colors and Health Benefits

Colors and Health Benefits

I have heard that fruits and vegetables have different health benefits depending on the color. Is that true?

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