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Tips on Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation from the University of Illinois Extension
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June is National Dairy Month

June is National Dairy Month | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

June is National Dairy Month, a great opportunity for Americans to recognize that low-fat and fat-free dairy foods present a unique combination of both nutritional and economic value.

 

National Dairy Council

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Spend Smart. Eat Smart. » Fruitastic Summer Smoothie Blast

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. » Fruitastic Summer Smoothie Blast | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Make a Fruitastic Summer Smoothie Blast.

 

Iowa State Extension

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Chow Line: Don't Let Vacation Go to Waist

Chow Line: Don't Let Vacation Go to Waist | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

We’ll be spending two weeks driving around the Midwest on vacation this summer. I hate the idea of eating a lot of fast food. Do you have some tips for healthy eating while on the road?

 

Ohio State University Extension

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Modifying a Recipe to be Healthier

Just like you substitute when you are out of a certain ingredient, you can make changes in a recipe so it is healthier.

 

Ohio State Extension

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Food Blog: Ode to Breakfast

Food Blog: Ode to Breakfast | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

There are so many benefits to breakfast. The options of what to eat are endless - plus breakfast wakes you up and gets you energized for your day! It makes me sad that most people won’t take the time to fall in love with breakfast.

 

University of California Cooperative Extension

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Tips for Cutting Back on Salt and Sodium

Tips for Cutting Back on Salt and Sodium | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

You’ve probably heard it before–Americans eat too much salt. In fact, many Americans consume twice the amount of sodium that’s recommended as the upper limit for a healthy diet, and almost all that sodium comes from salt.

 

Wisconsin Cooperative Extension

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Nutrition Labeling for Meats Now Mandatory

Nutrition Labeling for Meats Now Mandatory | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Looking at food labels and comparing food labels is smart shopping. Food labels can help a person know the nutritional value of food. But food labels haven't been required for meat...until now that is. As of March 1, 2012, nutrition labeling for meats are mandatory. This is great news for us label readers!

 

University of Illinois Extension

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Kids Eat Right - What Does Enriched or Fortified Mean?

Kids Eat Right - What Does Enriched or Fortified Mean? | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

KidsEatRight - Your source of nutrition information.

 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

 

 

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Harvard serves up its own ‘Plate’

Harvard serves up its own ‘Plate’ | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

The Healthy Eating Plate, a visual guide that provides a blueprint for eating a healthy meal, was unveiled by Harvard nutrition experts.

 

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Consumers to Receive Timely Food Safety Alerts Through State Twitter Feeds

Consumers to Receive Timely Food Safety Alerts Through State Twitter Feeds | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Social media will alert followers to state-specific food recalls or emergency preparation alerts.

 

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

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Food Safety Field Training Kit for Fresh Produce Handlers

Food Safety Field Training Kit for Fresh Produce Handlers | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Flip chart for training harvesters and handlers on personal hygiene and practices that contribute to produce contamination. In English and Spanish.

 

Food Safety (Penn State Extension)

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Welcome to We Wish You Well — Food Safety

Welcome to We Wish You Well — Food Safety | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Keeping our food safe is a national concern. It is estimated that 76 million people had foodborne illness in 1999 — 5,000 people die of foodborne illness in the United States each year. Foodborne illness results in sickness, lost wages, and even death. In this module, you will learn how to keep food safe and to prevent foodborne illness.

 

Oregon State University

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How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label

How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

The following label-building skills are intended to make it easier for you to use nutrition labels to make quick, informed food choices that contribute to a healthy diet.

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Spend Smart. Eat Smart. » The Weight of the Nation

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. » The Weight of the Nation | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Starting May 14, 2012, HBO will be broadcasting a documentary called “The Weight of the Nation.” This is a four part series of movies created by HBO, the Institute of Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Institutes of Health. These four movies look at the effects of overweight and obesity through the eyes of health experts and individuals and families who live with overweight and obesity.

 

Iowa State Extension

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No End to US Obesity Epidemic, Forecast Shows

No End to US Obesity Epidemic, Forecast Shows | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

More bad news about Americans' waistlines: They're only going to get bigger.  Already, about a third of people are obese. By 2030, it is estimated 42 percent of the population will be.

 

MSNBC

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15 Ill with E. Coli in Missouri, Multiple Sources Possible

15 Ill with E. Coli in Missouri, Multiple Sources Possible | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Illnesses in the ongoing E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in central Missouri rose to 15 on Friday, while information on the individual infections suggests they may come from multiple sources.

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Healthy Cooking Recipe Guide

Healthy Cooking Recipe Guide | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Healthy recipes from the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension.

 

Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program

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HOT Project: Healthy Outcomes for Teens

HOT Project: Healthy Outcomes for Teens | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Welcome to our HOT Project Site - a place for teens to learn about food, fitness, and diabetes prevention... have fun!

 

University of Illinois Extension

 

 

 

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Kid Friendly Healthy Snacks

Kid Friendly Healthy Snacks | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

 

University of Illinois Extension

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Pack Food Safety with Your Child's School Lunch

During the rush of a busy morning, packing a safe lunch for your child can be easily forgotten. Children are more likely than healthy adults to be victims of foodborne illness.

 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

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Tips for Fresh Produce Safety

Tips for Fresh Produce Safety | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Tips for fresh produce safety from FoodSafety.gov, your gateway to federal food safety information.

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Ask Karen: Ask a Food Safety Question

Ask Karen: Ask a Food Safety Question | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

Do you have questions about food safety? Ask Karen, FSIS' "virtual representative," and get your answer online.

 

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

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Apply to Become a FoodCorps Service Member

Apply to Become a FoodCorps Service Member | Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Preservation | Scoop.it

FoodCorps service members implement a three ingredient recipe for healthy kids:

TEACH children about food and nutrition, GROW healthy food with kids and communities in school gardens and CHANGE what's for lunch by connecting farms and schools. Deadline March 24.

 

FoodCorps

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