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Exploring MyPlate: Go Lean with Protein - FN724
Protein is important to have in your diet because it plays a part in the health and maintenance of the body. Choosing protein foods that are lean and low in cholesterol will give you the needed nutrients without the extra fat.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate: Know Your Fats - FN725
Not all fats are the same. To help us sort out information about nutrition, the food icon at www.ChooseMyPlate.gov can help us choose a healthy eating plan that’s personalized for our age, sex and activity level.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate: Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole Grains - FN726
The food icon at www.ChooseMyPlate.gov recommends that at least half of the grain foods in your diet bewhole grains.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring MyPlate: Vary Your Veggies - FN727
Vegetables are a nutritional bargain. Most vegetables are naturally low in calories and fat and naturally have no cholesterol. Eating vegetables rich in potassium, such as sweet potatoes, white beans and tomato products, might help decrease bone loss.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Gardening With Children - FN1372
This publication summarizes the benefits of gardening with children and provide information about basic garden preparation, tools and resources for parents/adults.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
Sports Supplements: Play the Game Right - FN1399
An athlete usually needs to increase his/her energy intake compared with the energy used. Athletes also require more water, protein, vitamins and minerals (especially iron and calcium). Before you stock up on these expensive helpers, remember that just eating more nutritious food usually is cheaper and easier.
Located in Landing Pages / Health and Fitness
Face the Facts About Sports Nutrition - FN1401
Increased physical activity increases some of your food needs. Your body requires more energy and water. Food that is eaten before and between events can affect your ability to perform at your best level.
Located in Landing Pages / Health and Fitness
Eat Smart. Play Hard. Get Your Iron! - FN1436
Your body needs iron to move oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. Iron is an important part of hemoglobin, which is the part of your red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the rest of the body.
Located in Landing Pages / Health and Fitness
Questions & Answers About School Lunchroom Strategies to Promote Health - FN1784
Research has shown that certain strategies can be implemented in the cafeteria setting that may help students make more nutritious food choices.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Exploring North Dakota's Foodways: Germans from Russia - FN1940
These recipes are part of the rich heritage of Germans from Russia. The recipes have been modified to create healthier options for salads, rolls, soups, main dishes and desserts.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
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