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A Little Reward Might Get Kids to Eat Veggies

According to a report published through Reuters Health Information, written by  Amy Norton and seen in MedlinePlus –  ” If your preschooler turns her nose up at vegetables, giving her a small reward for taking even a taste might help, … Continue reading

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Websites of Note

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. National Healthy Start Website http://nationalhealthystart.org/ The mission of NHSA is to be our nation’s voice in providing leadership and advocacy for health equity services and interventions that improve birth outcomes and family … Continue reading

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Workplace Wellness Funding

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog, with the original message appearing as [Press Release: http://1.usa.gov/kaV6KP%5D Prevention Institute email: http://www.preventioninstitute.org/ http://bit.ly/jEUyJ5 $10 Million in Affordable Care Act funds to help create workplace health programs Comprehensive Health Programs to Address Physical … Continue reading

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Information on the New Nutrition Icon

The following was found on the BHIC Blog. ChooseMyPlate.Gov http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ ChooseMyPlate.gov is the home page for the USDA’s MyPlate — the federal government’s nutrition education and guidance. View the video Introducing the New Food Icon: MyPlate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEFmSk08LIE&   There are … Continue reading

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Magnus MacFarlane-Barro – Nourishing with Love

Magnus MacFarlane-Barro Saving Bosnia Refugees – CNN Heroes Learn how 412,000 children are fed, world-wide, every day!    This is an amazing story to pass along on Friday.    Enjoy your weekend, everyone.

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Good Nutrition and Wellness Resources

…as seen on the BHIC Blog…   “Eating Healthy. Growing Strong. http://goo.gl/tZgsC The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Academy of Pediatrics have joined with the best-selling children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle to help … Continue reading

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Dieteary Guidelines Updated

http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/DGAs2010-PolicyDocument.htm Agriculture Secretary TomVilsack and Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius today announced the release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the federal government’s evidence-based nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce the risk … Continue reading

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Health on a Budget: Three Strategies for Money-Saving, Cancer-Fighting Meals

The following link points to an article, published by the American Institute for Cancer Research in their AICR e-news for January, 2011.    It is a good reminder of combining good nutrition with cost-savings. http://www.aicr.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=20142&news_iv_ctrl=2303 Related Articles Stocking Your Kitchen for … Continue reading

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National Minority Health Month, April 2011

http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlid=182 Get Ready for National Minority Health Month, April 2011 The theme: Bring It or Buy It – Make Lunch Healthy, Green and Good! In Schools, even Food Can Teach Us a Lesson EN ESPAÑOL: ¡Un almuerzo sabroso y sano … Continue reading

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Spend Smart, Eat Smart

The following information was posted on the HealthLliteracy listserv. http://www.extension.iastate.edu/foodsavings/ “From the Iowa State University Extension Office, this website provides tips and resources on planning ahead to save money and make healthier choices in eating.     When the money gets tight, … Continue reading

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