According to a 2012 survey by the International Food Information Council Foundation, 94 percent of Americans believe the family members who prepare food in their homes are doing a good job. But according to the CDC, one in six Americans—or 48 million people—still get sick from foodborne illnesses.

To fight the so-called "diseases of civilization," which include heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity, certain diets advise that you eat.

Do you often let your kids do the baking? I think you have to do it when you have extra time and when you're ready to have a bit of extra mess! Interesting to consider just how much learning goes on as they cook.

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Great info here on how much kids learn while baking and cooking. It's so important to include kids in the kitchen!

How to Measure Ingredients: This would be a great demo/anticipatory set in a Foods class

How to Measure Ingredients: This would be a great demo/anticipatory set in a Foods class

Wonderful tips for food safety - always cut away from you, open lids away from you, wash your hands throughout the food prep process, etc.

Tips for Teaching Children about Kitchen Safety and Food Safety

The kitchen can be a dangerous place! Here are three lists of ten things each to teach children about kitchen safety, food safety, and microwave safety.

Lessons investigate the differences between whole foods and processed foods.

Lessons investigate the differences between whole foods and processed foods. Good information, for example shopping on the outside perimeter of the grocery store.

#FoodSafety explained by founding fathers, as applied for #ID4 BBQ's ...cool!

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These food safety tips for summer cookouts from the USDA will help you to avoid food poisoning while celebrating July at a backyard barbecue.

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