Eating Well
With the holiday season upon us, many consumers will be preparing food for family and friends. When you go to the grocery store and select food, how well do you really know your food labels? Are you a food label reader? Do you know the answers to these questions? (Answers are at the end of the article.)
The Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP) is partnering with Health by Design to present a series of workshops this spring and summer designed to help seven Indiana communities become healthier-as well as more walkable, bikeable and accessible for people of all ages and abilities. White County is one of the recipients of the Active Living Workshop.
A snack is defined as a small amount of food eaten between meals (Merriam-Webster.com). Snacking can be an important part of a healthy diet. The key is to plan and choose snacks full of nutrients our bodies need, instead of snacks full of extra calories, sugar and fat. Snacks can prevent you from overeating at meals. Incorporating snacks into your daily diet can provide nutrients that otherwise would be missing from your day. An example would be having carrot sticks and cottage cheese
Since children have small stomachs they need every bite of their lunch to be nutritious. Following are 6 tips to make it easier to get healthy food from the store to your child's tummy.
Sometimes mornings are very hectic and planning ahead for breakfast can help make them less so! Here are some ideas for some healthy breakfasts that are relatively quick.

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