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  • Get on Your Bike

    05/20/2016

    Are you looking for a great form of exercise with a small carbon footprint? Then consider adding biking to your weekly fitness routine. cycling biking exercise fitness Get on Your Bike Get on Your Bike Monique Ryan Are you looking for a great form of exercise with a small carbon footprint? Then cons…

  • Make it Mediterranean

    05/13/2016

    You've probably heard that the Mediterranean diet can make your heart healthier, protect against cancer and even help you live longer. But did you know it's also a great pick for kids? Mediterranean Diet cancer vegetables fruits whole grains beans fish healthy fats Make it Mediterranean Make…

  • Healthy Grilling

    05/12/2016

    Follow these simple steps for a cookout that's tasty and good for you. Home Food Safety, Healthy Grilling, Grilling, BBQ, Barbeque, Cook, Outdoor Cooking, Grilling Safety, Grilling Tips Healthy Grilling Healthy Grilling Karen Ansel Warmer weather means it's time to get out of the kitchen and…

  • Time to Unplug!

    05/18/2016

    What occupies your kids for more than six hours per day? TV, computer and video screens. Ungluing your kids from the TV set and other screens may help prevent and treat weight problems. unplug TV obesity obese overweight computer video games Time to Unplug! Time to Unplug! Jill Weisenberger What occ…

  • Hiking and Camping with Food Safety in Mind

    06/03/2016

    Camping and hiking can be the perfect escape to enjoy the beauty nature has to offer. Enjoy without bringing food poisoning home as a souvenir. Home Food Safety, Food Poisoning, Foodborne Illness, Camping, Hiking, Campgrounds, Campfire, Food Safety, Waterborne Illness, Water Safety, Cooking Hiking a…

  • Understanding Osteoporosis

    05/16/2016

    Sometimes called a "silent disease" with few, if any, noticeable changes to your health to indicate you have it, osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones and increases the risk of fracture. osteoporosis bone health bones health calcium nutrition prevention osteoporosis symptoms Underst…

  • Outdoor Dining

    05/19/2016

    As summer temperatures rise, so do the risks of food poisoning. Keep outdoor dining safe by following a few easy steps. Home Food Safety, Outdoor Dining, Food Poisoning, Outdoor Food Safety, Summer Food Safety, Foodborne Illness, Picnics, Picnic Safety Outdoor Dining Outdoor Dining Eleese Cunningham…

  • Hypertension: Understanding a Silent Killer

    05/17/2016

    Hypertension has been called a silent threat because the condition itself has no symptoms. However, the effect on your body can be life-threatening over time. Hypertension: Understanding a Silent Killer high blood pressure hypertension hyper tension Hypertension: Understanding a Silent Killer Hypert…

  • Keep Memorial Day Cookouts Safe from Food Poisoning with Tips from the Home Food Safety Program

    05/17/2016

    As you plan a cookout or pack up the picnic basket, keep your food safe with tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods’ Home Food Safety program. home food safety food poisoning Memorial Day cookouts outdoor dining barbecue Keep Memorial Day Cookouts Safe from Food Poisoning…

  • What a Healthy Weight Loss Plan Really Looks Like

    05/24/2016

    Though following very low calorie diets may result in rapid weight loss in the short term, slow and steady wins the weight loss race. The most successful weight loss plans combine diet, exercise and behavioral therapy. What a Healthy Weight Loss Plan Really Looks Like What a Healthy Weight Loss Plan…

  • My Child Doesn't Eat the Lunch I Pack! What Do I Do?

    05/25/2016

    You've packed your child a lunchbox worthy of sharing on social media, so why are the contents untouched at the end of the day? Work with your kids to see if some simple sleuthing can help you determine the cause of lunchtime leftovers. lunchbox lunch box uneaten My Child Doesn't Eat the Lun…

  • Get to Know Your Spice Rack

    04/19/2016

    When it comes to lightening up recipes, it is important to understand how to keep flavor when reducing fat, sugar or sodium. One way is through the addition of spices and herbs. spice rack spices herbs seasoning Get to Know Your Spice Rack Get to Know Your Spice Rack Sharon Salomon There are many de…

  • Fire Up the Barbecue

    05/27/2016

    As the weather gets warmer, people spend more time outside and one of the most celebrated outdoor activities is the good old American barbecue. barbecue outdoor activities summer outdoor eating Fire Up the Barbecue Fire Up the Barbecue Wendy Marcason As the weather gets warmer and people spend more …

  • Should You Wash All Food?

    04/15/2016

    When it comes to food, the rules of washing are not always clear. Home Food Safety, Salmonella, Food Poisoning, Washing Produce, Foodborne Illness, Organic Produce Should You Wash All Food? Should You Wash All Food? Wendy Marcason Should you wash raw chicken? What about avocados? Washing is one of t…

  • Produce from Purchase to Plate - Steps to Reduce Food Waste

    04/20/2016

    Food waste is a serious concern. About 20 percent of vegetables and 15 percent of fruits are wasted each year. But by being more conscientious consumers, we can save money and fight hunger. Home Food Safety, Produce, Food Waste, Produce Waste, Fruit, Vegetables Produce from Purchase to Plate - Steps…

  • Most Common Foodborne Pathogens

    05/26/2016

    You hear about food poisoning outbreaks all the time, but what are the major culprits? Learn more about these pathogens and how to avoid them. Home Food Safety, Food Poisoning, Foodborne Illness, Pathogens, Foodborne Pathogens, Salmonella, E. Coli, Listeria Most Common Foodborne Pathogens Most Commo…

  • Keeping Breast Milk Safe

    05/04/2016

    Breast-feeding has major benefits for mother and baby, but only if it is kept safe and pure. Home Food Safety, Breast Milk, Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding Safety, Breast-Feeding, Food Poisoning, Foodborne Illness Keeping Breast Milk Safe Keeping Breast Milk Safe Karen Ansel Breast-feeding has big bene…

  • How to Safely Navigate the Farmers Market

    04/29/2016

    Follow these guidelines to reduce the risk of bringing home a case of food poisoning from the farmers market. Home Food Safety, Farmers Market, Food Poisoning, Foodborne Illness, Farmers Market Safety, Farmers Market Tips, Reusable Bags How to Safely Navigate the Farmers Market How to Safely Navigat…