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Fight Bac! Keep Food Safe This Holiday Season: Let's Talk Turkey - FN1443
You can make sure that the turkey you serve during the holidays produces only compliments. Just remember the four simple steps to food safety: clean, separate, cook, and chill. Then follow the tips in this publication.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Steps to Reducing Sodium in Recipes - FN1688
Let’s practice our food sodium knowledge by modifying a chili recipe.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Love Your Heart! - FN1689
The heart is a pump that provides oxygen to each and every cell of the body. Feel your pulse: Each time your heart beats, it is moving blood by expanding and contracting. It is a muscle that is essential to life, which is why treating your heart with care is so important. Keeping your heart strong starts with good choices we make when we are young. Being physically active and eating a healthful diet keeps our heart beating strong.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Fresh-squeezed Facts: A Parent's Guide to Juice - FN1644
A balanced diet includes a variety of foods. Like foods, most beverages can fit into a healthful diet. The problem is, many children consume too much juice, often in place of milk, water, fruits or vegetables. While most 100 percent fruit juices contain vitamin C and some minerals, they often lack the fiber that whole fruit contains.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Food Pantry Wish List - FN1651
Use these ideas to help you choose healthful foods to donate to food pantries.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Questions & Answers About Fats in Our Diet - FN1685
Through the years, certain foods fall in and out of public awareness and favor. This certainly has been true of fats, such as those found in margarine and butter. For example, for a time, margarine was recommended instead of butter for health reasons; more recently, margarine has gotten bad press because it contains trans fat. The sometimes-conflicting messages in the media can create confusion, so this publication discusses the different types of fat and current research-based recommendations for health, and it answers common questions about dietary fats.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Questions and 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.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Steps to Reducing Trans Fat and Saturated Fat in Recipes - FN1687
Let’s practice our heart-healthy fat knowledge by modifying a brownie recipe.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
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