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Entries Tagged as 'nutrition'

Pyramids out, plates in

July 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan, RD Nutritionist Unless you are a registered dietitian, or just into food and nutrition news, you may not be aware of the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate that were recently launched by the US Department of Agriculture.

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Dietary guidelines– balance is the key

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Health, nutrition

By Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist What are the dietary guidelines? Have you ever wondered where school districts get their menu plans, where the Women Infant and Children (WIC) programs receive nutrition guidance, or where the meal plans at long-term healthcare facilities come from? They’re all from the United States Department of Agriculture’s dietary guidelines.

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Kids’ fair to make healthy lifestyle choices easy and fun

March 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Health, nutrition

The Sixth Annual Kids in the Kitchen Fair, a signature event of The Junior League of Long Beach (JLLB), will take place Sunday, March 13, from 10am to 2pm at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.

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Chipping away at snacks

February 25th, 2011 · No Comments · nutrition

By Carol Berg Sloan Columnist I had to drive up north via Interstate 5 recently and wanted some snacks for the road trip, for, as many of you know, while there are many places to grab a bite, most are fast-food joints or gas-station grocery mini marts.

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Meatless Mondays

December 29th, 2010 · No Comments · nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist Trying to cut back on your saturated fat intake? Want to eat more vegetables and whole grains? You are the perfect candidate for the new imitative “Meatless Mondays.”

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