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SuperTracker

January 18th, 2017
My foods. My fitness. My health. Get your personalized nutrition and physical activity plan. Track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. Get tips and support to help you make healthier choices and plan ahead. https://www.supertracker.usda.gov/default.aspx
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Food Fun Facts

January 18th, 2017
The easiest way to eat a healthy meal is to fill up your plate right: Step 1: Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables – The fresher the better! Step 2: Fill a quarter of the plate with a […]
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Fuel Up For Sports

January 18th, 2017
When it comes to excelling on the playing field, what young athletes eat can make a huge difference. A well balanced diet provides children and teens with the energy and nutrients they need to power their workouts and support their […]
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More Reasons For The Crops of Season

January 17th, 2017
Spices and Herbs Are Surprisingly Rich in Antioxidants, on Par With Many Fruits and Vegetables. Nutritionists have long recommended spices and herbs as a way to add flavor without fat, salt or sugar — making it easier to meet today’s […]
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Farm-Fresh Food Coming To School Lunches

January 15th, 2017
This year, when you visit your favorite farmer’s market, you might notice new competition for that organic baby spinach you’ve been craving: your local school district. Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it is improving efforts to […]
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