Information on nutrition, diet and health, including healthy recipes, exercise, balancing fast food with smart choices, food safety, and getting enough nutrients and vitamins.
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Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You program information for face-to-face and online classes.
The Dining With Diabetes program helps people with type 2 diabetes identify and understand important information about managing and preventing this disease.
Should we wash our food? The answer depends on the type of food. Some foods are recommended to be washed, others are not.
Peanuts have nutrition, heart health, and environmental benefits
Here are some abbreviations to remember when you are reading recipes
We may look at buying vegetables and fruits for our families to eat but they can seem too expensive.
Bulgur is not a food found frequently on shopping lists. However, it is a whole grain. Most Americans consume enough grains, but only a few are whole grains.
Recently the media has reported on the best diets for 2018. The USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) DASH Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) ranked at the top of the list!
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Pennsylvania Nutrition Education TRACKS is a community-based nutrition education program for individuals/families who receive/eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
Creamy soups and casseroles are delicious but often made with high fat ingredients. Find out how make adjustments to keep the taste and texture appealing.
Ginger root has an ancient history of medicinal use and diverse culinary traditions.
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Saturated fats raise the “bad cholesterol” (LDL, or low-density lipoprotein), which may lead to atherosclerosis (heart attacks and strokes).
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Grains that can be sprouted include any viable seed, such as alfalfa, clover, corn, whole-grain wheat, barley, rye, millet, rice, and oats.
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Diet, exercise, sleep, and mental acuity are the most prominent lifestyle factors influencing the heart and brain.