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Nutrition Links 2015 Program Impact
Nutrition Links 2015 Program Impact - Articles Articles
Nutrition Links annual report for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. More
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger - Impacts for 2015
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger - Impacts for 2015 - Articles Articles
In 2015, 147 multi-week class series were offered in 27 counties, serving 2,952 participants. More
Dining with Diabetes 2015 Annual Report
Dining with Diabetes 2015 Annual Report - Articles Articles
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes. It was the 7th leading cause of death in Pennsylvania in 2014. More
Rhubarb Love it for its Taste; Eat it for Your Health
Rhubarb Love it for its Taste; Eat it for Your Health - Articles Articles
Rhubarb is a rich source of nutrients providing 45% of the Daily Value for Vitamin K in a serving size of 1 cup. More
Harvesting and Preserving Herbs and Spices for Use in Cooking
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Harvesting and Preserving Herbs and Spices for Use in Cooking

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Kathy Kelley, Ph.D.

Instead of relying on herbs and spices purchased from the grocery store, gardeners can grow, harvest, and preserve their own. More
Planning for Group Meals
Healthy Food Options for Group Meetings - Articles Articles
Penn State Extension supports and promotes positive employee health behaviors. More
Author-Family_dinner- Family of four has dinner together. New USDA report examines the anti-poverty effects of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Photo: Thinkstock on flikr.com CC BY 2.0
Family Meals Have Positive Effects on Youth - Articles Articles
Busy family schedules have made eating dinner together challenging. However, sharing meals together has so many benefits. More
The Water We Drink
The Water We Drink - Articles Articles

The Water We Drink

Jennifer R Fetter

Written for youth in grades 6-12, this tool introduces public and private water systems and includes an activity on how to read a water quality test report. More
Water is the healthiest thirst quencher, with zero calories
Creating Health and Nutrition - Rethink Your Drink - Articles Articles
This fact sheet in the Creating Health and Nutrition series explains the importance of making smart beverage choices to stay hydrated and healthy. More
Balance, Breathing and Flexibility
Balance, Breathing and Flexibility - Articles Articles
This article discusses the importance of balance exercises, proper breathing, and flexibility as they relate to a weight training program. More
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Creating Health and Nutrition Leader Guide - Articles Articles

Creating Health and Nutrition Leader Guide

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

The goal of the StrongWomen program is to improve the health and well-being of middle-aged women (and men) through good nutrition and physical activity. More
Ins and Outs of Weight Training
Ins and Outs of Weight Training - Articles Articles
This fact sheet in the Creating Health and Nutrition series explains what weight and strength training are, what your muscles are doing while you train, and the health benefits training provides. More
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Maintaining Balance and Preventing Falls - Articles Articles

Maintaining Balance and Preventing Falls

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES

Fall-related injuries can be serious enough to result in hospitalization and even premature death. People who fall often face major declines in mobility and independence. More
Learning to Like Vegetables
Learning to Like Vegetables - Articles Articles
Want your children or spouse to eat more vegetables? Try expanding your own vegetables selections! More
Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils and Trans Fatty Acids Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils and Trans Fatty Acids - Articles
This fact sheet, part of a series on food ingredients and additives, explains the benefits and side effects of hydrogenated vegetable oils and trans fatty acids. More
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