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Healthy Holiday Recipes

The following recipes are great options to add to your holiday menu as breakfast, snacks or to the meal.   Cranberry-Carrot Muffins Leftover roasted carrots and chunky cranberry relish are the perfect addition to this holiday breakfast treat. A hot cup of coffee or cocoa with these super-moist muffins could easily become a new holiday […]

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Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and staying healthy can sometimes be a challenge. Food is a huge part of American culture, heritage and family traditions, and it can be difficult to push back from the table at many holiday celebrations. For many of us, food represents comfort and the smell of turkey triggers numerous joyous […]

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Have you heard about MyPlate?

The MyPlate icon also directs individuals to a website – http://www.choosemyplate.gov – which contains resources and tools about more specific information about what and how much to eat.

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Local Farmer’s Markets that accept WIC/Food Stamps

Farmer’s Markets that support the use of food stamps/WIC:   Connecticut – Wholesome Wave (multiple markets) http://wholesomewave.org/ct-programs/   The Food Trust – Philadelphia, PA http://www.thefoodtrust.org/php/programs/farmers.market.program.php   New York – NY Farmers Market http://www.snaptomarket.com/locations.php   Washington, DC – Fresh Markets http://www.freshfarmmarket.org/index.html   Washington – Washington State Farmers Market Association http://www.wafarmersmarkets.com/resources/foodstamps-market.html   Wholesome Wave Partners – California, […]

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Why eat organic foods?

The physical benefits of eating organic are related to the level of toxins found in conventional food that are not found in organic foods.

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Fall Harvest Foods

Fall is a wonderful time of year to get outdoors and observe the changes Mother Nature is treating us to. Cooler temperatures, changing colors and falling leaves provides a beautiful backdrop.

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HFA Symposium – Women’s Session (Food Demo Menu)

Click the image below to download and print the menu from the Women’s Wellness Session at our 2011 Symposium.

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Adolescent Nutritional Plans & Sample Menu

The following meal plans are based on calorie levels and food group recommendations published by the USDA at the http://www.choosemyplate.gov website. Note that the meal plans listed below are written for men who are at a healthy weight and participate in physical activity for 30 – 60 minutes. If you are physically active for less […]

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Adult Nutritional Plans & Sample Menu #1

The meal plans (click image below) are based on calorie levels and food group recommendations published by the USDA at the http://www.choosemyplate.gov website. Note that the meal plans listed below are written for adult men who are at a healthy weight and participate in physical activity for 30 – 60 minutes. If you are physically […]

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Essential Nutrients: Vitamins & Minerals

Vitamins help to maintain healthy eyes and skin, acting as antioxidants to protect your cells from damage, and contributing to healthy reproduction & growth, strong bones and normal blood clotting.

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