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Less salt, more spices! Here are ways to get creative and get kids to eat healthier:

Reducing Sodium, Boosting Health for our Nation’s Schoolchildren

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School’s out! Celebrate w/ a tasty summer snack like Celery with Apricot Blue Cheese Spread:

Celery with Apricot Blue Cheese Spread

Celery with Apricot Blue Cheese Spread

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Learn how to make a cool and healthy dip to eat with your favorite vegetables:

Healthy Snack #3: Cucumber Yogurt Dip

Healthy Snack #3: Cucumber Yogurt Dip

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Sending a child to camp? Don’t let lyme disease ruin the fun. Prevent tick bites!

Pinned from

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Looking for a nutritious and delicious snack this summer? Check out this smoothie recipe:

Healthy Snack #4: Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

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Explore #recipes by nutrition focus, cuisine, cooking equipment & more at #WhatsCooking:

What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl

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Learn about the new changes to the nutrition label:

Learn about the new changes to the nutrition label: #kidschoiceprogram #nutritionlabel #nutrition #healthyeating

Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label

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Learn about the new changes to the nutrition label:

Learn about the new changes to the nutrition label: #kidschoiceprogram #nutritionlabel #nutrition #healthyeating

Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label

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Some adults have low carb diets, but should kids follow the same habit? Learn here:

Carbohydrates, Sugar, and Your Child

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Healthy bones need calcium and vitamin D. Are you and your kids getting enough?

Dairy products such as milk, cheese, and yogurt could cut down annoying PMS symptoms by a whopping 48% !

“Got Milk?” is indeed some heady advice to adhere to one way or the other. Get your daily calcium by chugging milk, eating yogurt, or taking a calcium pill. It’ll keep your bones strong. Remember that your bone density declines after the age of 30. You need at least 200 milligrams daily (FDA), which you should combine with magnesium, or it simply won’t be absorbed.

Dairy products are an excellent source of calcium but rarely provide enough for bone maintenance in adults. Yogurt and cheeses are more easily digested for most people after the age of fifty.

It's not just an essential nutrient for a month. Dairy products are an excellent source of calcium but rarely provide enough for bone maintenance in adults. #Dairy #NationalDairyMonth #July #Health

Top 5 benefits of Calcium: 1. Aids in Blood Pressure control 2. Decreases your risk of Type 2 Diabetes 3. Important for healthy teeth, bones & nails 4. Aids in fight chronic disease, cancer. Including cardiovascular disease 5. Increases metabolism – side affect can be weight loss http://www.wellsome.com/gluten-free/gluten-free-diet-getting-enough-calcium/ #glutenfreecoach #glutenfreediet #glutenfree

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Dairy products such as milk, cheese and many more contain Calcium in them.

Calcium Facts NIH

EatRight Ontario is your first stop for trusted information and advice on nutrition and healthy eating.

Calcium and Vitamin D: Important at Every Age

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nvite your friends & family to take the #MyPlate Challenge to eat better:

Take the Challenge

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Did you know fluoride can help prevent—and even reverse—tooth decay.

Water Fluoridation Basics | Community Water Fluoridation | Division of Oral Health

CDC - Fluoridation Basics - Community Water Fluoridation - Oral Health

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Camping can be a lot of fun with a little preparation. Make sure your adventure is perfect:

A family camping trip can be an enjoyable experience with a little preparation.

Woods and Camping Safety for the Whole Family

Woods and Camping Safety for the Whole Family

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Learn the basics about diabetes and how to talk to kids about it: #WorldHealthDay

Diabetes Center

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Baseball is back! Learn how to avoid serious injuries next time you step into the diamond:

Stay Safe: Baseball

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Help kids take a healthy summer break with nutrition education at #summermeals sites!

Helping Kids Stay Active and Healthy This Summer

Helping Kids Stay Active and Healthy This Summer

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Get your submissions in! The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge recipe contest closes at midnight.

The 2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge is Here! | Let's Move!

The 2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge is Here! | Let's Move!

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Want an out-of-this-world salad? Learn about the crops grown at the International Space Station

As the International Space Station crew gets ready for the first on-orbit tasting of space-grown lettuce, NASA Commentator Lori Meggs talks with Paul Zamprel...

Space Station Live: Lettuce Look at Veggie

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Is sunscreen OK safe for a baby? Get tips on sun safety for infants:

Should You Put Sunscreen on Infants? Not Usually

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