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Phytonutrients | Nutrition.gov

Phytonutrients. Learn more about phytonutrients and how they play a role in your overall health. Vegetables and fruits are rich sources of phytonutrients, including antioxidants.

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Nutrition Programs for Seniors | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) The Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Programs, part of the Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living, provide grants to states to help support nutrition services for older people throughout the country.

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Healthy Eating | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) MyPlate Plan. USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight and physical activity level.

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Food and Nutrition | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Especially for Moms. USDA, Food and Nutrition Service. Find quick and easy recipes kids and other family members will enjoy. Videos, rollover widgets, and fact sheets provide ideas on ways to get your kids to try new foods, eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and low-fat milk and yogurt.

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Proteins | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Interactive Nutrition Facts Label: Protein. HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Read about protein - what it does, where it is found, and how to use the Nutrition Facts Label to monitor the protein in your diet.

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Nutrition.gov | USDA

Posted: (52 years ago) nutrition.gov is a USDA-sponsored website that offers credible information to help you make healthful eating choices.

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Heart Health | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Discover the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan to gain better control of high blood pressure. See a week's worth of sample menus and recipes, which feature plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other foods that are heart healthy and ...

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Printable Materials and Handouts | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Move Your Way Fact Sheets and Posters. HHS, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Print and share these fact sheets and posters to help people learn key recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines. Find materials for adults, older …

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Diabetes | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) What I Need to Know about Carbohydrate Counting and Diabetes. HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Learn about the carbohydrates in the foods you eat. Plus, find a meal planning tool to help you manage type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

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Older Individuals | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Get Fit For Life: Exercise & Physical Activity for Healthy Aging. Learn about the benefits of exercise and physical activity for older adults. Plus, find detailed information on …

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Nutrition by Age | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Adults. Find information on healthy eating for men, women, and individuals with special nutrient needs, including those who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Visit the Basic Nutrition page for more resources and tools for healthy eating habits.

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Food and Nutrition Apps and Blogs | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) USDA. Find USDA food and nutrition blog posts, including recent posts from nutrition.gov and the Food and Nutrition Information Center: Four Easy Ways to Eat Well in the New Year (January 2021) Cook Healthy at Home with nutrition.gov's New Recipe Page (August 2020) How to Save More on Fruits and Vegetables (May 2020) Start Simple with MyPlate App.

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Topics | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Explore reliable resources on food, nutrition, physical activity, and food safety to help you build healthy habits.

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Kids' Corner | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Learn about the five food groups with printable crossword puzzles, mazes, word searches, word scrambles and coloring sheets. Activities include: MyPlate Maze. Fruit and Vegetable Flash Cards. MyPlate Word Blanks: "Cook-off …

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Toddlers | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Find information and strategies on feeding healthy foods and drinks to infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months of age. Resources include: Mealtime Routines and Tips. Fingers, Spoons, Forks, and Cups. Foods and Drinks for 6 to 24 Month Olds. Signs Your Child is Hungry or Full.

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Adults | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Adults. Find information on healthy eating for men, women, and individuals with special nutrient needs, including those who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Visit the Basic Nutrition page for more resources and tools for healthy eating habits.

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Food Shopping and Meal Planning | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) HHS, Food and Drug Administration. We can all play a part in reaching the national food waste reduction goal – to reduce food waste by 50% by the year 2030. Start using these tips today to reduce food waste, save money, and protect the environment.

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Safe Food Preparation | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Food Safety in Your Kitchen. HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Whether you are a home cook, a professional chef, or a recipe writer, there are some easy steps you can take to help keep your food safe all the way from the grocery store to the kitchen table.

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Infants | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Find information and strategies on feeding healthy foods and drinks to infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months of age. Resources include: Mealtime Routines and Tips. Fingers, Spoons, Forks, and Cups. Foods and Drinks for 6 to 24 Month Olds. Signs Your Child is Hungry or Full.

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For Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) The free "Spending Your Calorie Salary - for Teens" PowerPoint is designed to be used with teens and tweens. It is a four part program teaching youth about healthy eating, portion sizes, physical activity, and making healthy food choices.

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Fiber | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Interactive Nutrition Facts Label: Dietary Fiber. HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Read about dietary fiber: what it is, where it is found, and how you can increase the amount of fiber in your diet.

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Teens | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Teens. Learn about healthy eating and food-related issues for teens, tweens, and their parents. Topics include weight, vegetarian eating, and bone health.

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MyPlate Resources | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) MyPlate Plan. USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight and physical activity level.

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Water, Hydration, and Health | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Looking to add more flavor to water? Try these ideas for water infused with herbs, spices, fruits, and vegetables. Water-- Drink Up! U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Check out this handout for information on when you might need more water than usual and how to know if you're drinking enough.

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For Tweens and Teens | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Read the Label Youth Outreach Materials. These materials challenge kids (ages 9 to 13) to look for and use the Nutrition Facts label on food and beverage packages. Materials include fun, easy tips and targeted education to help make label reading a key component through which today’s young people are equipped to achieve a healthy diet.

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Digestive Disorders | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Digestive Diseases. HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Find information about gas, heartburn, indigestion and more: Gas in the Digestive Tract. Acid Reflux (GER & GERD) in Adults.

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Coronavirus Pandemic and Food | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Coronavirus Pandemic and Food. Use these resources to plan meals on a budget, cook at home safely, and find food assistance during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. These resources are being shared for information purposes only.

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Safe Food Storage | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Safe Food Storage. Follow these tips for safely storing food in the freezer, refrigerator, and pantry to prevent foodborne germs from growing and keep it fresh for longer.

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Food Assistance Programs | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) works to end hunger and obesity through the administration of 15 federal nutrition assistance programs including WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and school meals. To learn how to get assistance from one of these programs, see the How to Get Food Help. (link is external) brochure.

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Weight Management for Youth | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Helping Your Child Who is Overweight. HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Weight-control Information Network. Find tips and resources for parents to help children develop a healthy body image and learn healthy eating and physical activity habits. Also available in Spanish.

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Exercise Examples and Videos | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Follow along to sample workout videos for older adults, including these and more: Exercise Warm Up for Older Adults (5 minutes) 20-minute Sample Workout for Older Adults. 6 Flexibility Exercises for Older Adults (20 minutes) 60-minute Sample Workout for Older Adults. 4 Flexibility and Cool Down Exercises for Older Adults (10 minutes)

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Summer Squash Kabobs | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Steps. In a medium bowl, whisk together garlic, herbs, lemon, salt, black pepper, red wine vinegar and olive oil to create a marinade. Place onions, yellow squash, green squash and tomatoes in a 1 gallon freezer bag. Pour marinade in bag and shake until all vegetables are coated. Let sit for at least 1 hour.

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Meal Prep and Cooking Tips | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Use these videos and tips to learn basic kitchen skills for cooking healthy foods. Topics include: Herbs and Seasonings. (link is external) Knife Skills. (link is external) Roasting. (link …

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Osteoporosis | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Osteoporosis in Men. HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center. Osteoporosis is a concern for men as well as women. Find out more. Also in PDF |161 KB.

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Strategies for Success | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Obesity Education Initiative. Find reduced-calorie daily menus for American, ethnic, and vegetarian meals to help make it easier for you to eat right and lose weight.

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Breakfast Smoothie | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) 1 medium banana (sliced) 1 cup frozen fruit (such as blueberries) 2 tablespoons peanut butter (or sunflower seed butter) 1 handful spinach (loose leaves) Steps. Wash hands with soap and water. Gently rub produce under cool running water. Add ingredients to blender. Blend until smooth and serve.

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Salt and Sodium | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Top 10 Sources of Sodium. HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. More than 40% of the sodium we eat each day comes from only 10 types of food. Many people are surprised to learn which foods are on the …

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mash bananas with a fork until mostly smooth. Add oats, cinnamon, vanilla and raisins. Mix well. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto lightly sprayed or oiled baking sheet. Flatten with the back of a spoon or bottom of a drinking glass. Bake 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool before serving.

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Turkey Meatloaf | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Steps. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Bake in loaf pan for 25 minutes (to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F). Cut into five slices and serve.

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Food Distribution Programs | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) USDA, Food and Nutrition Service. Learn how Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) provides commodity foods to low-income households on Indian reservations, and to Native American families residing in designated areas near reservations. See also: FDPIR Fact Sheet. Eligibility Requirements and How to Apply. Foods Available List.

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Crunchy Chickpea Snacks | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Wash hands with soap and water. Drain and rinse canned chickpeas. Spread onto plate or cutting board. Pat dry with a clean towel. Add to small bowl. Add vegetable oil, salt, cumin, and black pepper to bowl with chickpeas. Mix until oil and spices are evenly distributed.

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Peanut Butter Balls | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Steps. Mix peanut butter, honey and dry milk in a bowl. Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in cereal. Chill until form for 30 minutes or longer.

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Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Steps. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix sugars, oil, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla thoroughly. In a separate bowl, stir dry ingredients together. Blend dry ingredients into wet mixture. Stir in raisins and carrots. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased baking …

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Pumpkin Pancakes | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Steps. Wash hands with soap and water. In a large bowl combine flours, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice using a wire whisk. In another bowl combine pumpkin, milk, oil and eggs. Mix until smooth. Stir pumpkin mixture into the dry ingredients, mixing until moistened. Spoon the batter onto a slightly greased, preheated skillet.

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WIC - Women, Infants, and Children | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program aims to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.

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Baked Acorn Squash with Apples | Nutrition.gov

Posted: (52 years ago) Steps. Cut squash in halves and scoop out seeds. Place squash in a baking dish with hollow side up; fill centers with apple. Pour a little water into the dish. Cover and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes, or until partly done. Sprinkle with salt, sugar, and nutmeg and dot with fat.

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