Eating Well
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.
The third week of January is Healthy Weight week. Now that the holidays have past, it might be a good time to think about our health. Over the past 20 years the average portions eaten by Americans has changed. Twenty years ago the average cup of coffee was 8 ounces and with milk and sugar it was approximately 45 calories. Today a common cup of Mocha Coffee is commonly 16 ounces and served with steamed whole milk and mocha syrup with an amazing 350 calories! To burn off the extra 305 calories
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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