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Reading Nutrition Facts Labels

Knowing how to read a nutrition facts label is a simple, but very important skill. Here are a few tips on how to properly read a nutrition label: Look at serving sizes The information that is on the nutritional label is based off a single serving. Pay attention to the
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Let’s Build A Healthy Meal

Each meal is a building block in your healthy eating style. Make sure to include all the food groups throughout the day. Make fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and protein foods part of your daily meals and snacks. Also, limit added sugars, saturated fat, and sodium. Use the tips below to
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National Nutrition Month 2022: Plan your meals each week!

Follow these tips to help you know how to make a plan to eat a balanced diet. Choose healthful recipes to make during the week Keep MyPlate Recommendations in mind – choose meals that fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables, choose whole grains for at least half your
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National Nutrition Month 2022: Consult a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Anyone can call themselves a nutritionist, but only RDN’s have met the comprehensive standards established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. RDN’s have a bachelor’s degree, are taught a specially designed nutrition curriculum, pass a national registration examination, and complete an extensive supervised internship. About half of all RDN’s
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National Nutrition Month 2022: Eat a variety of nutritious foods every day!

March is National Nutrition Month®️, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics wants to help give everyone the tools to make informed food choices and develop healthful eating and physical activity habits for life. This year’s theme is to Celebrate a World of Flavors, and this week’s message is to:
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Johnnie says thank you for helping her provide meals for her grandchildren

Many of our East Texas seniors are facing hunger today. They make tough decisions on whether to pay for needed medications, utility bills or purchase food. In addition, many are also now caring for other family members. We met Johnnie at an East Texas Food Bank partner agency recently as
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