Monthly Archives: May 2012

Raisins and Blood Pressure?

Those shriveled grapes otherwise known as raisins don’t usually get much attention from nutritionists giving dietary advice to patients with high blood pressure.  But that might change one day.  A recent study of 46, mildly hypertensive adults reported that eating … Continue reading

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Great Apps for Teaching

Great apps for teaching health and physical education available through http://www.SparkPE.org.  Check them out!      

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Easy, Healthy Party Favors

Summer’s just around the corner, and with it comes so many fun occasions to celebrate with food and, of course, party favors.  Looking for healthy alternatives to the usual goody bags of candy and junk food?  Here are two ideas … Continue reading

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“Eat a Rainbow” Pinwheel

Need a fun, end-of-the-school year project that’s perfect for a nutrition lesson?  How about a pinwheel?  They’re popular, super fast to make and a great way to remind everyone to eat a rainbow of foods each day. Supplies (makes 1 … Continue reading

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