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On a very tight budget, what would you recommened us buying for our son (5yrs) in kindergr for his snack time. they say 1-2 small iteams, no peanuts, Please help!

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Fruits and vegetables are good ideas for healthy snacking. Whole fruit (like grapes, berries) or cut up veggies that he likes (perhaps, carrots, celery) would be good to send in. You could also add a dipping  Read More

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how much is 3 oz of whole grains, are we allowed to eat it in wheat bread? if so, how many slices?

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

3 ounces of whole grains is the amount you would find in 3 slices of 100% whole wheat bread. You can learn more about whole grains and recommendations for intake at www.mypyramid.gov.

 

 

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It seems that people split over the idea on the benefit of soy. What is the solution?

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

There is some evidence that soy protein in the daily diet may fight coronary heart disease, the number one cause of death in the United States. When included in a low-fat and low-cholesterol diet, it may  Read More

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