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National Center for Home Food Preservation

National Center for Home Food Preservation | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

The National Center for Home Food Preservation is your source for methods of home food preservation.

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Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is designed to assist limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary for nutritionally sounds diets, and to contribute to their personal development and the improvement of the total family diet and nutritional well-being.

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Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Easy Chicken Pot Pie | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
quick and healthy recipes from Families, Food, and Fitness
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Mississippi State: Quick & Healthy Recipes from Families, Food & Fitness

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U of IL Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day: Banana-Wheat Quick Bread

U of IL Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day: Banana-Wheat Quick Bread | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
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Herbs and Spices

Herbs and Spices | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Holiday dinners often include the traditional turkey and dressing, pumpkin pie, and more. All these foods include a variety of herbs and spices, which make the food taste great! Rhonda Ferree, Horticulture Educator with University of Illinois Extension, says that there are differences between herbs and spices.

 

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How To Get a Preschooler to Eat Healthy Foods - eXtension

How To Get a Preschooler to Eat Healthy Foods - eXtension | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Children who eat nutritious foods are likely to be healthier, have a lower risk of obesity, and be better prepared to learn in school.  However, in today's fast-food society, childhood obesity is on the rise, and too many children are not getting adequate nutrition.

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"Easy"...  parents and caretakers must start eating healthy too.

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City of Chicago Farmers Markets

City of Chicago Farmers Markets | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Chicago's Farmers Markets bring more than 70 vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers to neighborhoods throughout the City of Chicago. Markets are held every day of the week in the city.
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Top 10 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market

Top 10 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Why shop at a farmers market? Watch this video to learn about the benefits of buying fresh, nutritious, delicious and locally grown foods. Hear a Nutrition.gov registered dietitian talk with shoppers and farmers. Then go visit your local farmers market for the freshest food in season!

 

USDA: Nutrition.gov

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Spend Smart. Eat Smart.: A Deeper Look into School Lunch

Spend Smart. Eat Smart.: A Deeper Look into School Lunch | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

A deeper look into school lunch...

 

Iowa Extension

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University of Illinois Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day-Breakfast Oats

University of Illinois Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day-Breakfast Oats | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

University of Illinois Extension: Illinois Nutrition Education Programs

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How Tech Can Help You Keep Better Track of What You Eat

How Tech Can Help You Keep Better Track of What You Eat | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Eating healthy is always a bit tough, and while everyone's definition of "healthy" is slightly different, you can easily track what you're eating and get an idea of where you can improve.

 

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Watch Your Garden Grow

Watch Your Garden Grow | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Learn how to plan, plant and grow healthy, nutritious vegetables.

 

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Identifying Whole Grain Products | The Whole Grains Council

Identifying Whole Grain Products | The Whole Grains Council | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
The Whole Grains Council is a nonprofit consumer advocacy group that helps consumers find whole grain foods and understand their health benefits; helps manufacturers create delicious whole grain products; and helps the media write accurate,...
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Pepsi and Coke to Post Calories of Drinks Sold in Vending Machines

Pepsi and Coke to Post Calories of Drinks Sold in Vending Machines | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
The two big soda companies, often criticized for producing drinks that are too sugary, will post the figures first in San Antonio and Chicago and later nationwide.
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University of Illinois Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day: Carrot Cranberry Salad

University of Illinois Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day: Carrot Cranberry Salad | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
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Kids a Cookin': Recipe of the Week

Kids a Cookin': Recipe of the Week | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it
Welcome to Kids a Cookin' where cooking is fun.
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Perfect Mashed Potatoes. Hand mashed to perfection.

 

K-State Extension

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U of IL Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day: Broccoli and Walnut Salad

U of IL Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day: Broccoli and Walnut Salad | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Wellness Ways from University of Illinois Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Eating Out Smart

Eating Out Smart | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Healthy eating is not easy. It’s even more difficult when you eat out. Many people eat out more than four times per week. If you eat out often, you must choose your food carefully. Just one fast-food meal can exceed a whole day’s fat limit, with 60 or more fat grams, depending on your food choices.

 

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Healthy Portions for Preschoolers

Healthy Portions for Preschoolers | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Recommended daily amounts found in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's MyPlate are the amounts of food from each group that preschoolers need to consume each day to meet their needs. A portion size is how much food your child is served at individual meals and snacks.

 

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Think What You Drink

Think What You Drink | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

What does 65 pounds of sugar have to do with you - This is the amount of sugar consumed if a person drinks only one can of soda a day for one year.

 

UNL Extension

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Have a Healthy Halloween

Have a Healthy Halloween | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

How do you maintain the balance of healthy eating and still end the holiday on a positive note? First of all, remember that Halloween is a special occasion. It’s a great time to relax your standards about candy eating but also a great opportunity to increase your consumption of healthy foods to offset the urges to overindulge on holiday sweets.

 

Fruits & Veggies More Matters

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U of Illinois Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day-Pumpkin Pie Party Mix

U of Illinois Extension Healthy Recipe of the Day-Pumpkin Pie Party Mix | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

University of Illinois Extension: Illinois Nutrition Education Programs

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Healthy Recipe of the Day-Baked Pork Chops and Apples

Healthy Recipe of the Day-Baked Pork Chops and Apples | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

University of Illinois Extension:Illinois Nutrition Education Programs

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