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Recap of the New Dietary Guidelines

Every five years, the U.S. government updates the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines represent the latest research on what a healthy diet should include to meet our nutritional needs. The recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines form the basis for MyPlate, the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, WIC food packages, and other nutrition programs… Continue Reading Recap of the New Dietary Guidelines

 

Eating Smart and Moving More at Farmers Markets this Summer

Guess what is [finally] here? Our Eat Smart, Move More at Farmers Markets campaign! After months of planning, designing campaign materials (billboards, bus signs, magnets, and tote bags), and collaborating with Cooperative Extension Agents and Farmers Market Managers across the state, the campaign is totally up and running. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage… Continue Reading Eating Smart and Moving More at Farmers Markets this Summer

 

Making a Well-Balanced Breakfast For Kids

Starting your day with a nutritious breakfast is essential for children as it supports their growth and development. A well-rounded breakfast comprising fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein can provide the necessary nutrients for both physical and mental health. As suggested by the experts from magnolia LA addiction center avoiding processed foods and excess… Continue Reading Making a Well-Balanced Breakfast For Kids

 

Choosing Healthy Snacks for Kids

Do you struggle with getting your kids to eat healthy foods? It can sometimes be hard to get your children to enjoy healthy snacks; particularly fruits and vegetables. Your children want to be just like you so what your children see you eating can influence their snacking choices. Purchasing fresh, canned, or frozen fruits and… Continue Reading Choosing Healthy Snacks for Kids

 

The Benefits of Breakfast

Making breakfast doesn’t have to be stressful, make it fun! Why does breakfast matter? Gives your child the energy he or she needs to focus and do well in school Provides your child with the important nutrients he or she needs to grow and develop Helps control appetite and makes your child feel fuller throughout… Continue Reading The Benefits of Breakfast