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Healthy eating costs extra $1.50 a day: Study Finds

Healthy eating costs extra $1.50 a day: Study Finds | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Lean meats, fruits, vegetables, fish were more costly than processed foods, refined grains, study found
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Tips for Every day food safety

Tips for Every day food safety | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Every day food safety : Don’t get food poisoning from your home kitchen.

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Tour of State Legislatures Finds Spotty Interest in Food Safety Issues

Tour of State Legislatures Finds Spotty Interest in Food Safety Issues | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Since 2010, there have been waves of bills involving food and food safety washing through state capitals on subjects such as cottage foods, agricultural security, raw milk, and labeling food products containing genetically modified ingredients. The 2015 legislative sessions underway in 47 of the 50 states are different.

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Should You Sneak Vegetables in Your Child's Foods?

Should You Sneak Vegetables in Your Child's Foods? | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Getting your child to eat vegetables can be a challenging task. If you've ever seen them dig a hole in their pile of cooked carrots or shovel some peas underneath their plate to make it look like they've actually eaten them, you may have considered hiding a few veggies in some of their favorite foods. But is this a good practice?

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Let's Eat for Health, Illinois! Sweet Pumpkin Sandwiches

Let's Eat for Health, Illinois! Sweet Pumpkin Sandwiches | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
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Illinois Nutrition Education Programs January 2015 e-Newsletter

Illinois Nutrition Education Programs January 2015 e-Newsletter | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Topics for January:

Healthy Weight, Feel Great! 5 Tips to Bring in the New Year with a Bang!Snack Attack? Popcorn is a Whole Grain!Cook with Us! Hamburger Skillet DinnerYou Say Potato...Making Changes in Massac County
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5 things to know as the feds revise dietary guidelines

5 things to know as the feds revise dietary guidelines | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

You've heard it before: Eat fewer calories, more fruits and more vegetables. Those recurring themes as well as some new advice about sugar, salt, meat and caffeine could be part of the government's upcoming dietary guidelines for healthy eating.

 

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Illinois Nutrition Education Program September 2014 e-Newsletter*

Illinois Nutrition Education Program September 2014 e-Newsletter* | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

This month's issue is all about making small changes for big rewards.

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How does your club stack up? | Nutrition Know How

How does your club stack up? | Nutrition Know How | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

How does your club sandwich stack up? 

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Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google's new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.
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interesting artical makes me want to eat oranges more then apples

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Nutrition labels getting a makeover

Nutrition labels getting a makeover | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Choosing healthier snacks may soon be easier. The FDA says updating nutrition labels is a priority this year.
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Americans are making healthier food choices, USDA report says

Americans are making healthier food choices, USDA report says | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service examined changes in eating patterns and diet among American adults between 2005 and 2010.

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Don’t Let Bacteria Crash Your Holiday Party

Don’t Let Bacteria Crash Your Holiday Party | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
People dressed for a holiday party don’t picture themselves sick in bed shortly after the festivities, but that’s what could happen if food on party buffets isn’t handled and served safely. Bacteria are party crashers, and the only housewarming gift they bring is foodborne illness. - See more at: http://blogs.usda.gov/2013/12/11/dont-let-bacteria-crash-your-party/#sthash.9bwLGGhc.dpufPeople dressed for a holiday party don’t picture themselves sick in bed shortly after the festivities, but that’s what could happen if food on party buffets isn’t handled and served safely. Bacteria are party crashers, and the only housewarming gift they bring is foodborne illness. - See more at: http://blogs.usda.gov/2013/12/11/dont-let-bacteria-crash-your-party/#sthash.9bwLGGhc.dpuf
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Healthy eating costs extra $1.50 a day: Study Finds

Healthy eating costs extra $1.50 a day: Study Finds | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Lean meats, fruits, vegetables, fish were more costly than processed foods, refined grains, study found
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Best Winter Foods for Kids

Best Winter Foods for Kids | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
When the temperatures drop and the daylight hours are shorter, energy levels can take a big dip, right along with mood. These foods will help your kids stay healthy — and happy — this winter.
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Healthy Recipe of the Day: Orange Asparagus Chicken Stir Fry

Mary Liz Wright, University of Illinois Nutrition and Wellness Educator, demonstrates how to make an Orange Asparagus Chicken Stir Fry.

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Healthy habits can save you money

Healthy habits can save you money | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Research shows that healthy habits can also save money. Gayle Coleman, nutrition education specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, offers tips for increasing your health — and wealth — in 2015.
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Tackle your Super Bowl party with food safety plays

Tackle your Super Bowl party with food safety plays | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Following these food safety rules will keep fans safe and make you the winner!
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Seasonal Produce Guide | SNAP-Ed Connection

Seasonal Produce Guide | SNAP-Ed Connection | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Seasonal Produce Guide: What Fruits and Vegetables are in Season?
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Vegetables hit school lunch trays, but most kids don't bite

Vegetables hit school lunch trays, but most kids don't bite | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Offering young children a healthy school lunch doesn’t mean they’ll eat it. While nearly 7 out of 10 school kids put a vegetable on their...
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Make Some Bachelor Food

Make Some Bachelor Food | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
This blog was created by guest blogger, Tom Power, a dietetic student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Welcome, ladies and gentlemen. Today I shall take you on a wild ride into the world of y...
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Fruits and veggies aplenty will optimize health

Fruits and veggies aplenty will optimize health | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
New research finds the typically recommended five-a-day isn't enough to keep common diseases at bay.
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Michelle Obama Busts a Move With Giant Dancing Vegetables

Michelle Obama Busts a Move With Giant Dancing Vegetables | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

BOWIE, Md. — First lady Michelle Obama wants you to eat your vegetables. She also loves dancing. 

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Obesity rates drop sharply for 2- to 5-year-olds: Study

Obesity rates drop sharply for 2- to 5-year-olds: Study | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
As First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! celebrates its fourth anniversary, CNN looks at the progress made in the fight against childhood obesity.
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Resolve to Fight Foodborne Illness in 2014

Resolve to Fight Foodborne Illness in 2014 | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

As 2013 comes to a close and 2014 draws nearer, many people begin to think about ways in which to make their lives better in the year to come and formulate various resolutions to achieve those goals.

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Food-A-Pedia

Food-A-Pedia | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

USDA: Food-A-Pedia: Look up a food to get quick access to nutrition info for over 8,000 foods

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Cindy Meredith's curator insight, April 3, 2014 8:42 AM

Very cool FREE database to learn about the nutrition content of what you eat... or plan to eat.