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    Got nutrition questions? We've got answers!

    What is fiber anyway? What are some healthy snacks for power learning? Where can you find online tools to help you fuel? Learn these answers and more right here in our Nutrition Corner.


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    New Nutrition Publications for Researchers, Educators, and Students

    The National Agricultural Library is making it easier to stay up-to-date with new nutrition research!

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    Know Your Late Summer Fruits and Vegetables

    Test your knowledge of late summer fruits and vegetables at your local farm or farmers market

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    How Do You Hydrate?

    Try these fun, fruity ice cubes for lots of hydrating power!

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    Boxes of cucumbers, orange peppers, green peppers, red peppers and zucchini.
    Nutrition Coloring Pages

    Did you know there are five food groups that help us stay healthy? Just download, print and get coloring!

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    Keeping Food Safe in Your Kitchen

    The Food Keeper app to helps you learn how to store the foods that you eat properly!

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    Popcorn: A Healthy, Whole Grain Snack

    Did you know that popcorn is a 100 percent whole grain?

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    Build Your Own Healthy Plate

    Do you know what food groups are part of a healthy plate?

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    Foods containing probiotics including tempeh, kombucha, sauerkraut, pickles, kefir, yogurt, miso soup, soft cheese, sourdough bread
    Bacteria Can Be Good For Your Stomach

    The bacteria that live and work together to keep you healthy are called the “gut microbiota.”

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    Plant-based Meals

    With some planning, it is easy to combine plant-based foods throughout the day.

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    Healthy Snacking for Power Learning

    Healthy snacks can give you energy when you are hungry between meals.

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    Fueling With Breakfast

    Starting the day with a healthy breakfast can help you stay focused and energized while learning.

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    Healthy Eating Tips

    Here are some easy steps you can take to help you eat healthier.

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    What Is Fiber Anyway?

    Discover what fiber is and why it's important to eat it.

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    Online Tools to Help Fuel Your Day

    Healthy eating is healthy living with these online tools.

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    Healthy Eating Q&A

    Nutrition experts Dr. Patrice Armstrong and Colleen Sideck, from the Food and Human Nutrition Information Center, provide tips.

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    What is the Nutrition Facts Label?

    The Nutrition Facts label provides a suggested serving size and can help you learn how much of each nutrient you are eating.