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  • Fun with nutrition

    April 22, 2014 | Zelda Felix-Mottley | Test your nutrition knowledge with this fun crossword puzzle.

  • Make independent steps to improve public health

    April 18, 2014 | Diana Fair | April is a great month to start thinking about public health. With summer around the corner and thoughts of warmer weather, we all would like good health to be able to enjoy outdoor activities.

  • Build good eating habits in your 2- to 5-year-old

    April 18, 2014 | Sarah Sleziak Johnson | The who, what, when, where, why and how of mealtimes.

  • Alternative calcium options instead of milk

    April 17, 2014 | Michelle Gordon-Releford | Calcium is an essential nutrient to the body, however some people’s bodies may reject milk. There are alternative options to receive calcium, other than milk.

  • HOT TOPICEaster candy – worth the calories?

    April 17, 2014 | Diana Alsayed Hassan | Can you fit Easter chocolate and candy into a healthy diet? Yes, you can!

  • Wheat germ

    April 15, 2014 | Diana Alsayed Hassan | We often hear about wheat germ and its many health benefits, but what exactly is it and how can we use it to reap its health benefits?

  • Heart healthy avocados

    April 15, 2014 | Imelda Galdamez | Add color and flavor to your spring BBQ with homemade guacamole.

  • Physical activity as a family

    April 14, 2014 | Sarah Johnson | Take small steps and create goals to increase your family’s physical activity.

  • To eat or not to eat, what’s a carbohydrate anyways?

    April 14, 2014 | Erin Powell | Everyone has heard of “carbs,” but what are they and why are they important?

  • HOT TOPICHealthy options in U.S. ballparks

    April 11, 2014 | Kris Swartzendruber | Traditional ballpark food is known to be high in calories and fat. Healthier options, however, are becoming available throughout the United States.

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