Kristina Swartzendruber

Educator

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  • Choose swimming for physical activity

    September 20, 2012 | Swimming isn’t just for kids; swimming is fun for people of all ages and the health benefits are unmatched by almost any other sport or physical activity.

  • Tomatoes provide many health benefits

    September 11, 2012 | Tomatoes are sweet, delicious and a wonderful addition to many entrées; they provide fiber and vitamins A, C, K and potassium.

  • Water benefits your body and wallet

    August 20, 2012 | During the hot, hazy days of summer, make water your beverage of choice. It’s easy to find, inexpensive, calorie-free and good for you!

  • Summertime is fresh fruit and vegetable time

    July 24, 2012 | The months of July and August are a great time to take advantage of fruits and vegetables that are locally grown in Michigan.

  • June is national dairy month

    June 15, 2012 | This is a great time for families to take a closer look at their daily intake of dairy foods that help grow and maintain healthy bones and prevent osteoporosis.

  • Think “whole grain” when eating and shopping

    May 21, 2012 | Whole grains are delicious, nutritious and provide a variety of flavors which adds up to a healthy diet and pure eating enjoyment!

  • Fast food and portion distortion

    April 19, 2012 | Supersizing is tempting. Consider the serving size on the Nutrition Facts Label before you opt to up the size when making selections from a fast food menu.

  • Cooking with school aged kids

    February 21, 2012 | Kids who help in the kitchen can learn valuable skills that will assist them both at home and at school.

  • Pack a healthy lunch with MyPlate

    February 17, 2012 | MyPlate can serve as a guide for lunch ideas that are easy to pack, taste good and provide the proper nutrition that school-aged children need to perform well in school.

  • Breakfast helps children start the day off right

    February 16, 2012 | Research shows that children and adolescents who eat a nutritious breakfast do better academically and have fewer behavioral problems in school.

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