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Eat Heart Smart

It’s fitting that we celebrate American Heart Month at the same time as Valentine’s Day. Both holidays honor the health of your heart – physically and emotionally. One of the goals of the Family Nutrition Program is to improve health and prevent chronic diseases, like heart disease. While some risk factors cannot be changed, like… Read more »

Stretching Your Food Budget

A large part of any household’s budget is spent on food. Many people believe that healthy foods are expensive, but it is possible to eat smart on a budget. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) monitors food prices and calculates how much it costs to eat like MyPlate. SNAP benefits are calculated using this… Read more »

Super Snacks for Game Day

Do you have plans for Sunday evening to watch a certain football championship game? If you’re like most Americans, you’ll be chowing down on party snacks and beverages throughout the evening. Game day parties aren’t known for healthy options, but you can still eat smart and enjoy the big game with these snack ideas.