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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
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
Nourish Your Immune System - FN1773
Our immune system functions throughout our body. It is composed of specialized cells that prevent or limit infection in our bodies. Immune cells recognize substances that enter our bodies and attempt to remove them if the substance appears to be harmful to us. Consuming a healthful diet is one of the best strategies for having a healthy immune system. Research has shown some nutrients, including protein, and certain vitamins and minerals, have specific roles in immune health. If we lack any of these nutrients, our ability to fight infection can decrease.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Safe Food for Babies and Children: Making Homemade Baby Food for Babies 6 Months and Older (FN1848)
This handout provides general guidance for making pureed foods at home, which can be a money-saving option or a personal preference. Making your own baby food has several advantages. You will expose your baby to more flavors, which could allow for a more adventurous eater. You also can limit sugar and salt to provide good nutrition for your baby.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Using More Pulse Foods In Your Diet - FN1714
Pulse foods are rich sources of protein, fiber, vitamins such as folate, and minerals such as iron and potassium. They are low in fat and sodium, and are naturally gluten- and cholesterol-free. Researchers have reported that regular consumption of pulses may reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and certain types of cancer. The purpose of this publication is to show how to use more pulse foods in your diet and provide tested recipes and two weeks of sample menus at the 1,800- and 2,100-calorie levels.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Nourish Your Mind and Body With Accurate Health Information: How to Sort Fact From Fiction - FN1697
We’re all bombarded with information about nutrition and/or health in magazines and newspapers, and on TV and online through social media, blogs and YouTube videos. Also, family and friends might share information with us. With all this information, how do we separate fact from fiction? What are the clues to reliable health information in today’s fast-paced world? This publication will help you sort through the vast amount of nutrition and health-related information that is available.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: Tips and Recipes for Preparing Goose - FN1734
Using game birds in your menus adds variety to your diet. Consider these tips as you expand your menu options to include game birds such as goose.
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
Know Your Prescription and Nonprescription Medications - FN1720
Many people take prescription or nonprescription medications on a regular basis. Do you know how to properly store and dispose of medications? Do our medications interact with any foods? Know the questions to discuss with hour healthcare provider.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
From Garden to Table: Leafy Greens! - H1754
Learn how to successfully grow leafy greens such as lettuce, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, and more. After harvesting your bountiful greens, prepare them using one of these delicious recipes.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
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