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Food Storage Guide Answers the Question...How long can I store - FN579
This publication provides handling tips and recommendations for storing food in your cupboards, refrigerator or freezer.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Fight BAC! Safe Handling of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables - FN608
Handling fruits and vegetables safely is easy. Although an invisible enemy may be in your kitchen, by practicing the recommendations here you can Fight BAC!
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Keeping Fruits and Vegetables Fresh and Safe from Plant to Palate - FN690
Even though fruits, vegetables and juice are nutritious parts of the diet, you need to take some food safety precautions. For example, contaminated melons, sprouts and raspberries have been linked with foodborne illness outbreaks.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Rate Your Fiber Fitness - FN1458
Fiber isn’t a “miracle food,”but adding fiber-rich foods to your diet can have health benefits. The National Cancer Institute suggests that foods high in fiber may be protective against some cancers, particularly colon cancer. Although the National Cancer Institute recommends getting 20 to 35 grams of fiber per day. Soluble fiber (found in oats, dry edible beans, barley and fruits) helps lower blood cholesterol and may reduce the risk of heart disease. Insoluble fiber (found in wheat bran, whole-wheat products and vegetables) helps prevent ulcers, constipation, hemorrhoids and diverticulosis. High fiber foods usually are low in calories and many are inexpensive, too.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Do You Need a Dietary Supplement? - FN1607
More than half of all Americans take a daily supplement, and Americans spend billions of dollars on these vitamins, minerals, fiber, herbal products and other items. Including one in your daily schedule may be commonplace.
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
Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: Make Your Own Snack Mixes - FN1753
Homemade snack mixes can be an inexpensive and healthful option for children and adults. Each snack mix recipe in this handout contains kid-friendly ingredients. These grab-and-go snacks can be served after school or you can take them along on family vacations on the road.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: 7 Steps to Creating a Casserole - FN1647
"What’s for dinner?” If you sometimes answer the question, “I have no idea!” then check out these creative ideas. This publication includes ways to use ingredients in your cupboard or freezer, or leftovers in your refrigerator. You can make a satisfying and economical meal for your family in seven easy steps.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: 7 Steps to Creating a Soup - FN1648
A steaming bowl of soup is a hearty, healthful meal. You can use food from your pantry, freezer or leftovers from your refrigerator to make a tasty soup in about 30 minutes following these easy steps. Each pot of soup serves about four adults. The nutritional value varies depending on the ingredients you choose.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: 7 Steps to Creating an Omelet- FN1650
Use your creativity and the foods in your pantry, refrigerator or freezer to make a delicious omelet following these easy steps.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
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