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Reach for the (fruit and veggie) rainbow!

It is common knowledge that eating fruits and vegetables is good for your health. But did you know that you can get greater nutritional benefit by eating a variety of colors? The differences in color of fruits and vegetables are caused by nutrients that influence their pigmentation. Use the chart and tips below to help you […]

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Tips to incorporate more fruits and veggies into your diet

September is “Fruits and Veggies More Matters Month,” so it’s a great time to talk about how to incorporate more fruits and veggies into your diet!  Fruits and veggies are very versatile foods.  They can be added to many meals as a healthful topping.  Many of them taste good cooked as well as raw.  Let’s explore some […]

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Resources to help kids learn about fruits & vegetables

Give your kids some hands-on experience in the kitchen, and let the Fruit & Veggie Color Champions™ teach them about the importance of eating a colorful variety of fruits and veggies. These colorful friends guide children on fruit and vegetable exploring adventures that make learning fun. Join the Champions as their escapades take them through games, coloring, […]

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Tips for dealing with a finicky eater

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=ebee4710-fd5e-4aae-888d-e5b3ddd6c738#.W5-qT1w-dBw What to do when your child won’t eat. Do you dread dinner? If you’re the parent of a finicky eater, who can blame you? Heated arguments and high drama over peas and carrots are no fun. Neither is throwing away perfectly good food your child refuses to eat. But you can take consolation […]

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How to plate-up more fruits and veggies for kids

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=8d16c465-793f-4c47-973e-eaa5d94a564e#.W5-pKFw-dBw From Brussels sprouts to broccoli and cauliflower to corn, vegetables are super nutritious. But as any parent knows, most kids don’t eat enough of them. Now researchers may have figured out a little trick to feeding those finicky eaters, and it’s all about the plate. The study involved 235 kids at a preschool. […]

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