Nutrition Corner

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The Nutrition Corner

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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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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A bowl of broccoli, butternut squash chunks, tomatoes slices, seeds, peppers and other vegetables.
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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Pumpkin pancakes with pecan nuts, honey and cup of coffee on white table.
Fueling With Breakfast

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

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Selection of various healthy foods, meat, fish, legumes, nuts, seeds, greens and vegetables.
Healthy Eating Tips

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

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Two bowls of oatmeal topped with blueberries and strawberries surrounded by sliced kiwi fruit.
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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Black plums, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, sweet cherries, avocado, navel orange, and red grapes.
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.

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Foods containing vitamins A, B, C, E, K - broccoli, sweet potatoes, orange, avocado, lemon, parsley, celery,  spinach, peppers, olive oil, dairy, beets, cucumber, beans.
Vitamins and Minerals in Foods

Vitamins and minerals are found in healthy foods and have many roles in the body.

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Foods often associated with food allergies including: eggs, dairy, nuts, strawberries and wheat.
What is a Food Allergy?

Do you know anyone who is allergic to peanuts, wheat, or another food?

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Pick Your Pumpkins and Eat Them Too!

Pumpkins are fun to carve, but they are also a favorite ingredient for many people!

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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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