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September 14, 2016

Author: Jean Pittner

Eating enough fruits, vegetables is hard but important

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We have all probably heard at one time or another  to “eat your fruits and vegetables.” Even the USDA Dietary  Guidelines remind us to make half of our plate fruits and vegetables.  Why is this so important?

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August 17, 2016

Author: HEATHER CLEVELAND

Eating local can benefit many

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The good food revolution encourages people to eat local. Choosing local, fresh food offers benefits to our health, the environment and our future.

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July 13, 2016

Author: HEATHER CLEVELAND

Nutritious school meals are important

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Food insecurity is real and exists in Sheboygan County.

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June 1, 2016

Author: HEATHER CLEVELAND

Experiential learning vital to food journey

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That’s the question I often ask people looking to join the Nourish world in some capacity. Frankly, I am asking if you think about food. There is no right answer — only that you have one.

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April 13, 2016

CSA can be great tool for eating well

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Are you one of those people who vows to “eat more fresh veggies this year?”

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March 9, 2016

Author: JEAN PITTNER

Savor the flavor of eating right

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For National Nutrition Month 2016, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging everyone to learn how to “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right” while still following a healthy eating pattern.

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March 2, 2016

Author: TAYLOR HAEFFELE

Mystery meat a thing of the past

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What was once slop on a tray or a vacuumpacked TV dinner has graduated to a choicebased, nutrition-inspired display of colorful fruits, vegetables and whole grains. “School lunch” has a negative stigma, but the reality is school lunches are often fresher and healthier than our typical homemade dinners. Schools have strict nutrition guidelines they must meet, certain varieties of foods they must offer and certain limits they can’t breach. The USDA has made great strides to make rules for meals and even Smart Snacks guidelines for any foods students have access to beyond lunch.

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February 4, 2016

Author: Dena Horvath

Breast is best for baby and mom

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As a nurse working in Women’s Health and the NICU at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, my patients will often hear my co-workers and me refer to breast milk as “liquid gold.” We do this to help mothers understand how important it is and how seriously we take our breast milk and breastfeeding.

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December 23, 2015

Author: Erica Gollhardt

Holiday Nutrition is Important to Seniors

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Most people know eating healthy can lead to long and nutritious lives. However, several factors stand in the way for seniors when it comes to maintaining...

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December 16, 2015

Author: NICOLE CHRISTE

Boost your immunity through good nutrition

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Do not start your holiday season off with the flu. According to a 2015 report by the CDC, a national health organization, “It is estimated that in the United States, each year on average 5 percent to 20 percent of the population gets the flu.”Flu season is here. You can be prepared this year with a stronger immune system. Our immune system is our body’s protection against infection. It works by attacking viruses like the flu.

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