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Every Bite Counts Towards Healthful Eating Habits!

March 10, 2020
During the month of March, we are celebrating National Nutrition Month! This nutrition education campaign, created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, promotes the importance of making educated food choices and maintaining healthy eating and physical activity habits.

Get the Most with Canned Food

February 18, 2020
Not only is February American Heart Month, but it is also National Canned Food Month! From peaches and corn to beans, tuna, chicken broth, and chickpeas, you will be sure to find many staple foods that are stored in cans. How can you incorporate canned foods into your next meal?

Healthy Baking Alternatives

November 12, 2019
The holiday season is upon us! Baking can be a fun and interactive family activity to celebrate winter festivities. Enjoy this season with a variety of healthy baked goods!

Eating Right with Added Sugar

July 02, 2019
What does the term “Added Sugars” mean? Added sugars are sweeteners and syrups that are added to processed or prepared foods, like frozen foods, cereals, snacks, sweets, and soft drinks.  This differs from natural sugars, which are found naturally in foods, such as fresh fruits and dairy products.  What are some easy ways that you can reduce your added sugar intake?