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Altering Recipes for Better Health
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Altering Recipes for Better Health

This publication offers suggestions for how people can make changes to their recipes for healthier results. Suggestions include how to reduce fat, calories, sodium, and sugar, and how to increase fiber. Color. 3 pages. ...

Altering Recipes for Better Health (Spanish)
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Altering Recipes for Better Health (Spanish)

Esta publicación ofrece sugerencias para hacer cambios en las recetas a fin de preparar comidas más sanas. Estas incluyen cómo reducir las grasas, las calorí ías, el sodio y el azúcar, y c&#...

Autumn Produce
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Autumn Produce

This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the autumn. It describes how to select, prepare, and store apples, pumpkins, watermelon, and winter squash. It also i...

Botanical dietary supplements
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Botanical dietary supplements

More than 158 million Americans regularly consume dietary supplements to maintain and improve their health. This fact sheet explains what a botanical dietary supplement is, which of them are most popular, their advantage...

Eat Right for Less - FNP Cookbook (English edition)
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Eat Right for Less - FNP Cookbook (English edition)

This 84-page, spiral-bound, 9 x 5.5-inch cookbook includes 60 recipes and 10 menus that are delicious, nutritious, low-cost, and easy to prepare. Most of the ingredients likely are already on your pantry shelves. Nutr...

Eat Right for Less - FNP Cookbook (English, 100/box)
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Eat Right for Less - FNP Cookbook (English, 100/box)

This product is a box of 100 copies of an 84-page, spiral-bound, 9 x 5.5-inch cookbook. The book includes 60 recipes and 10 menus that are delicious, nutritious, low-cost, and easy to prepare. Most of the ingredients lik...

Eat Right for Less - FNP Cookbook (Spanish)
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Eat Right for Less - FNP Cookbook (Spanish)

This 84-page, spiral-bound, 9 x 5.5-inch cookbook in Spanish includes 60 recipes and 10 menus that are delicious, nutritious, low-cost, and easy to prepare. Most of the ingredients likely are already on your pantry shelv...

Eat Right for Less - FNP Cookbook (Spanish, 100/box)
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Eat Right for Less - FNP Cookbook (Spanish, 100/box)

This product is a box of 100 copies of an 84-page, spiral-bound, 9 x 5.5-inch cookbook. The book includes 60 recipes and 10 menus that are delicious, nutritious, low-cost, and easy to prepare. Most of the ingredients lik...

Eat Smart mini-poster (100/pkg)
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Eat Smart mini-poster (100/pkg)

USDA MyPlate Eat Smart Play Hard mini-poster/handout for kids: This two-sided mini poster (8-1/2"x11") shows the Myplate icon on one side and foods in the five food groups on the reverse. Serving ...

Eat Smart mini-poster (25/pkg)
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Eat Smart mini-poster (25/pkg)

USDA MyPlate Eat Smart Play Hard mini-poster/handout for kids: This two-sided mini poster (8-1/2"x11") shows the Myplate icon on one side and foods in the five food groups on the reverse. Serving ...

Eat Smart with MyPlate Presenter's Package
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Eat Smart with MyPlate Presenter's Package

This presenter's package of USDA materials has all you need to help students learn to eat right. It even includes materials to take home and use with parents – enough for 100 participants. New in this package is...

Family Mealtime:  Much more than just a meal!
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Family Mealtime: Much more than just a meal!

Making time for family meals is well worth the effort. Turn off the TV, phones, etc., and start a conversation. Scheduling can be tricky, but think ahead—and get the kids involved in meal planning and preparatio...

Fish4Health (iOS app)
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Fish4Health (iOS app)

This iOS app provides advice for pregnant or nursing women, women that may become pregnant, and young children in regards to healthful seafood consumption. Women can choose to eat commercial fish, which will minimize ...

Food Aid & the Farm Bill
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Food Aid & the Farm Bill

Six-page publication describing the U.S. international food assistance programs authorized in the trade title of farm bills and discussing their implications for the 2007 Farm Bill....

Food Storage Guide
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Food Storage Guide

How long can you store food before its quality deteriorates or it is no longer safe to eat? This publication provides handling tips and recommendations for storing food in your cupboards, refrigerator, or freezer. 15 pag...

Four Nutrients of Concern for All Americans
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Four Nutrients of Concern for All Americans

Dairy, fruit, vegetables, and whole grains contain nutrients that can help decrease the risk of heart disease, cancer, and other diet-related diseases. A Purdue University undergraduate and an assistant professor in t...

Fresh Vegetable Storage and Cleaning Guide
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Fresh Vegetable Storage and Cleaning Guide

This one-page handout provides information about storing and cleaning fresh vegetables to minimize the risk of foodborne illness when eating fresh produce. This publication is a companion to ...

Have a Healthy Baby curriculum (English)
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Have a Healthy Baby curriculum (English)

This is a digital product (PDF format) that will be available for immediate download upon purchase. The Have a Healthy Baby program is a nutrition education program that Extension educators and ot...

Have a Healthy Baby curriculum (Spanish)
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Have a Healthy Baby curriculum (Spanish)

This is a digital product (PDF format) that will be available for immediate download upon purchase. The Have a Healthy Baby (Tenga un Bebé Sano) program is a nutrition education program that ...

Healthy Exercises for Every Body
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Healthy Exercises for Every Body

This 17-page publication explains and illustrates a number of cardiorespiratory, flexibility, and resistance exercises. It also discusses who should get a doctor's advice before beginning an exercise program, lists exerc...

Healthy Exercises for Every Body (Spanish)
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Healthy Exercises for Every Body (Spanish)

Esta publicación de 17 páginas explica e ilustra una serie de ejercicios cardiorrespiratorios, de flexibilidad y de resistencia. También advierte quiénes deben pedir consejo médico antes de comen...

Ingredient Substitutions
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Ingredient Substitutions

Have you ever been all set to prepare a food and suddenly discovered you were missing a certain ingredient? This publication provides appropriate substitutes that may be used to make a product that is similar to the orig...

Ingredient Substitutions (Spanish)
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Ingredient Substitutions (Spanish)

¿Alguna vez le ha ocurrido que estaba lista para preparar una comida y de pronto descubre que le falta un ingrediente? Esta publicación le propone sustitutos para muchos ingredientes que le permitirán obt...

Making Your Food Dollars Work (FNP manual)
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Making Your Food Dollars Work (FNP manual)

The Indiana Family Nutrition Program Making Your Food Dollars Work curriculum is designed to help low-income adults spend their food dollars wisely. The curriculum consists of four lessons that are most suited for one-on...

Models and Theories to Support Health Behavior Intervention and Program Planning
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Models and Theories to Support Health Behavior Intervention and Program Planning

This publication discusses three models or theories related to health behavior change that can help program planners design effective health promotion programs: socioecological, transtheoretical, and health belief.

MyPlate at Home handout (100/pkg)
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MyPlate at Home handout (100/pkg)

NEW! MyPlate at Home brochure for parents: This great take-home from USDA Team Nutrition is for families. Folded to 8 1/2" x 11", this provides parents information on healthy ...

MyPlate poster: Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables (25/pkg)
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MyPlate poster: Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables (25/pkg)

This colorful, 36 x 24 inch poster (folded to 8 x 9 inches) comes in packets of 25. It suggests ways to work more fruits and vegetables into your diet, and gives example menus....

MyPlate poster: Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables (5/pkg)
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MyPlate poster: Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables (5/pkg)

This colorful, 36 x 24 inch poster (folded to 8 x 9 inches) comes in packets of 5. It suggests ways to work more fruits and vegetables into your diet, and gives example menus....

MyPlate: Let's Eat for the Health of It (Bulk 100/pkg)
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MyPlate: Let's Eat for the Health of It (Bulk 100/pkg)

The 1st consumer brochure for the new ChooseMyPlate nutritional program from the USDA.

It is an attention grabbing , full color, four page, 8.5" x 11" brochure on heavy stock for handouts to all ages.

Informati...

No Bones About It educational site license
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No Bones About It educational site license

This site license allows a nonprofit educational institution to provide multiple-user access to games contained on the No BONES About It CD (no limit to the number of students; no time limit on use). The games m...

No Bones About It package
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No Bones About It package

No BONES About It is six lessons on DVD and CD designed to inspire early teens to become lifelong consumers of calcium-rich foods. Personnel at eight universities created the lessons, which meet national acad...

Nutrition Facts: Reading Labels Makes Sense
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Nutrition Facts: Reading Labels Makes Sense

Serving sizes, vitamins, minerals, percentages, cups, and grams: how do you make sense of it all?

Nutrition Facts: Reading Labels Makes Sense teaches you how to read and understand nutrition labels with a system that ...

Raw Milk FAQs
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Raw Milk FAQs

This publication provides an overview of laws and proposed legislation applying to the sale and use of unpasteurized, or "raw," milk, and answers to 18 common questions about pasteurized and unpasteurized milk....

Rethinking Lactose Intolerance
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Rethinking Lactose Intolerance

Dairy foods are by far the best source of calcium in the American diet, but 25 percent of the U.S. population has difficulty digesting the lactose found in these foods. This publication discusses the nutritional importan...

Small Steps to Health
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Small Steps to Health

This is a digital product (PDF format) that will be available for immediate download upon purchase.

This curriculum includes ten lessons that are designed to help low-income adults improve their...

Small Steps to Health (Spanish version)
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Small Steps to Health (Spanish version)

This is a digital product (PDF format) that will be available for immediate download upon purchase.

This curriculum includes ten lessons that are designed to help low-income adults improve their...

Spring Produce
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Spring Produce

This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the spring. It describes how to select, prepare, and store broccoli, spinach, and strawberries. It also includes reci...

Start Walking for Exercise
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Start Walking for Exercise

Participation in regular physical activity, such as walking, decreases the risk of many chronic diseases and can improve overall health. This publication provides information on getting started with walking for exercise,...

Start Walking for Exercise (Spanish)
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Start Walking for Exercise (Spanish)

Hacer alguna actividad física, tal como caminar, reduce el riesgo de muchas enfermedades crónicas y puede mejorar la salud en general. Esta publicación ofrece información sobre cómo empezar un pr...

Summer Produce
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Summer Produce

This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the summer. It describes how to select, prepare, and store cantaloupe, carrots, grapes, and tomatoes. It also include...

Thirsty? Sip on This!
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Thirsty? Sip on This!

This 2-page publication explains beverage basics so you can make smart choices when satisfying your thirst....

Vitamin D: What You Need to Know
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Vitamin D: What You Need to Know

This four-page, color PDF document describes the new vitamin D recommendations that came out in November 2010. Vitamin D is a nutrient required for optimal bone health and essential for overall health. New recommendation...

Walking Off the Midway Munchies
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Walking Off the Midway Munchies

Many people enjoy eating foods at their local fairs, but those foods often consist of large portions with lots of sugar and fat. This publication offers tips for enjoying these foods in moderation and planning exercise t...

Washing Fresh Vegetables to Enhance Food Safety
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Washing Fresh Vegetables to Enhance Food Safety

This six-page lesson is designed for use by educators when teaching food safety for fresh produce. Content includes how to choose, store, and clean fresh vegetables in order to minimize the risk of foodborne illness w...

What's on MyPlate?
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What's on MyPlate?

What's on MyPlate?, a video from Purdue University, provides practical, everyday examples of how to follow the United States Department of Agriculture's MyPlate nutritional guidelines.

The preview video below f...