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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

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Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate

MyPlate is the U.S. government's primary food group symbol to help consumers adopt healthy eating habits consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

The guidelines focus on balancing calories with physical activity, and encourage Americans to consume more healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free and low-fat dairy products, and seafood, and to consume less sodium, saturated and trans fats, added sugars, and refined grains.

Learn more about translating the guidelines into your everyday life.

Size-Wise Nutrition for Preschool Age Children

Sizewise for Toddlers (thumb)Very young children need the same variety of nutrient-rich foods as older kids and adults, just in much smaller quantities. As portions have gotten bigger, some parents and caregivers have developed a distorted view of the amount of food toddlers and preschoolers need. Feeding children becomes less frustrating and less complicated when adults know what kids need to grow well and be healthy.

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Choose Whole Grains

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Not only do whole grains provide the vitamins, nutrients and minerals needed to keep your family healthy and strong, but whole grains also contain dietary fiber, which may help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other health complications. Find how to get more in your family's meals.

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Eat Right Nutrition Tips

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Simplify your health with these brief handouts that provide nutrition facts and healthy eating tips and recipes.

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The New Math of Counting Calories

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You can't compare apples to oranges—but what about yogurt to french fries? Find out if what you eat is as important as how much you eat.

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Family Dinners in a Flash

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Families who eat together have a stronger bond, and children have higher self-confidence, vocabulary skills and test scores. With all of these benefits, make time to eat with your family, especially with the following tips.

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Serving Size vs. Portion Size: Is There a Difference?

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Healthy eating includes making healthful food choices, which means knowing what and how much you eat. Are you up-to-date on your serving and portion sizes, and do you know the difference between the two?Serving Size vs. Portion Size: Is There a Difference?

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Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids

Healthy Weight Kids (sm)A healthy weight for kids is about much more than numbers. It is about healthy behaviors, such as enjoying a variety of nutrient-rich foods and a variety of activities for strength, flexibility and aerobic capacity. When it comes to nutrition and fitness, the role of parents is the same no matter the weight of their children.

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