Monthly Archives: January 2011

Nutrient-Dense Foods

Everyone loves a good bargain, something that gives more product for the same price.  But how about finding a bargain nutrient-wise?  According to a United States Department of Agriculture survey, 74% of Americans need to improve their diets and don’t … Continue reading

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Healthy Savings

Could eating 100 fewer calories each day save America $58 billion dollars a year?  It just might, according to a recent analysis attempting to quantify the potential medical cost savings that might result if Americans consumed fewer calories and cut … Continue reading

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Chocolate Trail Bars

In honor of National Oatmeal Month (January), try fixing these yummy granola bars as a quick breakfast.  Dark chocolate provides antioxidants, and nut or seed butter makes them a great source of protein and heart-healthy fats. Chocolate Trail Bars Makes … Continue reading

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A Year of Food Fun

Looking to try new and interesting healthy foods in 2011?  Considering making at least one recipe each month starring an unfamiliar ingredient, flavor or cooking technique, and invite friends, family and co-workers to join you for a special meal.  Feature … Continue reading

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From Dietary Guidelines to Behavior Change

Last fall, nutrition experts and food scientists from across the country met to discuss ways to translate the Dietary Guidelines into real behavior change for the American public.  Their findings were summarized and recently published (1).  Three key areas to … Continue reading

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Welcome, and thanks for stopping by! This is a blog for anyone who has ever wondered where to find inexpensive, reliable and fun resources for learning about nutrition for sports, fitness and good health.  It’s for educators who want active … Continue reading

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