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Dessert for Breakfast?!

Cereal is quick, easy, and kids usually love it. There are cereals that are good AND good for you – you just need to know what to look for on the food label.

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Rethink Your Drink

The best thing you can do for your health and weight is to DRINK WATER! You may believe that drinking juice is healthy, but that is not the case. Juice has many calories due to a large amount of sugar. We’ve got some tips to help you drink more water.

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Cooking with Kids

Getting children involved in grocery shopping and cooking may pique their interest in foods. Children tend to be more receptive in consuming healthier foods when they are involved with hands-on preparation. Get them started today!

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Frozen Food Month

It is okay to serve frozen meals once in awhile. However, it is important to look at the nutrition facts label and understand what criteria to look for in each frozen meal. We’ve got the right tips to help you make smarter choices.

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Put Your Best Fork Forward

March is national Nutrition Month! We’re kicking off this month with some weekly nutrition tips and free printables.

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Fun Apps to Teach Kids About Nutrition

Have you tried to teach your kids about healthy eating? Nowadays, more than ever, kids are involved with technology—creating the perfect opportunity to teach them the benefits of healthy eating through a variety of apps. Kids can learn about different food groups, the relationship between calories and exercise, and so much more! Check out these apps and find the right one for your child…

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. Throughout this month, Americans are reminded to make heart healthy choices that will make a difference in the fight against heart disease. As you may already be aware, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. But there’s some good news—the possibility of developing heart disease can be significantly reduced by making healthy lifestyle changes. We’ve got some heart healthy lifestyle changes you can make TODAY!

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Introducing New Foods to Children

Are you having a hard time getting your child to try new foods? It’s important to continuously introduce new foods into your child’s diet in order to increase access to the variety of nutrients their bodies need to grow. Our tips will have your family eating a variety of heart healthy foods in no time flat!

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Healthy Birthday Treats for Kids

Are you sending your child to school with cupcakes for their birthday? We’ve got some ideas for healthier birthday treats that all the kids will love!

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January is National Oatmeal Month

Whole grains are an important parts of the major five food groups. They contain a high content of dietary fiber, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, and other minerals. Oats are a great way to get in more whole grains in your diet!

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