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Field to Fork Summer Squash! - FN1837
Field to Fork is a program to provide information about growing, transporting, processing and preserving specialty-crop fruits and vegetables safely.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Questions & Answers About Prediabetes/Diabetes and Your Health - FN1765
Nearly 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition, an estimated 86 million U.S. adults have prediabetes. Prediabetes affects 35 percent of adults age 20 and older and half of Americans age 65.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
How Can I Prevent Diabetes? - FN1766
Receiving any diagnosis can be overwhelming and scary. This handout will help give you a better understanding of prediabetes and answer some of your basic questions about prediabetes.
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
Got Calcium? - FN587
This publication highlights the importance of calcium in your diet. It includes daily calcium recommendations, the amount of calcium in common foods, and suggestions for increasing calcium in your diet.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Finding the Truth II: Are Popular Nutrition and Health Information Sources Reliable? - FN600
We’re all bombarded with information about nutrition and health. This publication will explore a few popular nutrition information sources and ways to determine if information is reliable.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Can We Talk About Folic Acid - FN704
What is It? OK, so you’ll think about taking folic acid, but what is it exactly? Folic acid is a human-made form of the B vitamin folate, and is necessary for making new, healthy cells in the body. Everyone Needs It Recent studies have shown that folic acid may reduce the risk of cardiac disease and certain types of cancers. Some studies suggest it also might help lower the risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.
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Quick Facts for Men: Keep Yourself Tuned Up with Good Nutrition - FN1428
Your body and your vehicle have one very important thing in common: They both need to be maintained. This publication will show you the best way to keep your body running smoothly.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Safe and Healthy Eating During Pregnancy - FN657
During pregnancy, women are more vulnerable to food-borne illness because of hormone changes that lower immunity. Fortunately, most cases of food-borne illness can be prevented by following the guidelines provided in this publication.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Safe Food for Babies and Children: Heating Solid Food Safely - FN715
Whether warming bottles or solid foods, it is ALWAYS important to use safe heating practices to keep your baby happy and healthy. Although you may be an expert at feeding your little one, remember that babysitters and family members may not know how to heat bottles and food correctly. Leaving complete instructions in a handy location, such as on the refrigerator door, may help you and the caregiver feel comfortable and relaxed come feeding time.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
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