Archive for March, 2008

Mar 26 2008

Vegging Out: Eat More Vegetables

With today’s focus on eating less, it can be refreshing to be encouraged to eat more of a food group. Vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals and have many other plant properties that help prevent disease. They are very low in calories with an average of about 25 calories per one-half cup to one […]

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Mar 07 2008

Happy National Nutrition Month

I am helping coordinate a program called 31 Days of Nutrition in honor of National Nutrition Month for our local dietetic association (Western North Carolina Dietetic Association). Together, we are trying to teach a class 31 days to area elementary schools on nutrition and local foods. Appalachian Sustainable Agricultural Project (ASAP) www.asapconnections.org is partnering with […]

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