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Boost Nutrients, Cut Fat in Recipes

Boost Nutrients, Cut Fat in Recipes

I'm looking for easy ways to make some of my recipes and meals healthier. Any ideas?

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Limit Sodium, Boost Potassium for Health

Limit Sodium, Boost Potassium for Health

Can you explain how sodium and potassium work in the body?

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Debate Continues Over 'Disease' Label

Debate Continues Over 'Disease' Label

I’m not sure what to make of the fact that so many people are now calling obesity a “disease.” What’s the point? Isn’t it a cop-out?

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Be Safe, not sorry, when grilling food

Be Safe, not sorry, when grilling food

A colleague mentioned he got really sick after a cookout last year. What are the most important things to remember regarding food safety when grilling out this season?

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Take Steps to Prevent Diabetes

Take Steps to Prevent Diabetes

My father and two of my grandparents suffered from type 2 diabetes. I'm concerned that I might be susceptible. What can I do, besides keeping my weight under control, to help prevent it?

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Teen Athletes Need More Carbohydrates

Teen Athletes Need More Carbohydrates

My son started playing football this year. He says he "hits a wall" during practice and needs more protein. How much protein does he need during the football season?

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Cut back on these foods for your health

Cut back on these foods for your health

The dietary guidelines tell us what we should eat. Do they also tell us what we shouldn't eat?

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Sugar intake can affect triglycerides

Sugar intake can affect triglycerides

My triglyceride numbers are climbing a bit, and I was told to cut back on my added sugar intake. That surprised me -- I know that saturated fat and trans fat can affect blood cholesterol and triglycerides, but what does sugar have to do with it?

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Wax Off, Wax ON? Waxed Produce OK

Wax Off, Wax ON? Waxed Produce OK

Why is there a waxy substance on some of the fruits and vegetables I buy at the grocery store? Is it safe?

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It's still a good idea to limit saturated fat.

It's still a good idea to limit saturated fat.

Has saturated fat been redeemed? Someone told me that it's not as bad for the heart as people think, but I'm skeptical.

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Debate Continues Over 'Disease' Label
I’m not sure what to make of the fact that so many people are now calling obesity a “disease.” What’s the point? Isn’t it a cop-out?
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Wax Off, Wax ON? Waxed Produce OK
Why is there a waxy substance on some of the fruits and vegetables I buy at the grocery store? Is it safe?
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New York City Tour sponsored by 4-H Fashion & Food Board
The Guernsey County 4-H Fashion & Food Board invites you to join them for a tour of New York City, July 15-18, 2015. Travel via deluxe motorcoach; enjoy tours of Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island, 9/11 Memorial, Top of the Rock, Good Housekeeping Testing Labs, Fashion Design Studio or Design School, Broadway Play, shopping time, and time to explore the city.
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2014 4H Project Judging Results
4-H Project judging was held on July 9 at CambridgeHigh School. The results of the project judging are being posted here. Postcards were mailed 7/14/2014 to those selected to go to the State Fair with their projects. This list is subject to change depending on who decides to go to the State Fair.
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Find recent "Grazing School" presentations on-line here!
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
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Asian Longhorned Beetle Found in Ohio; Maples, Other Trees at Risk
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17/11) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio trees!
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