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OSU Extension's Community Nutrition Programs Reach Tens of Thousands

OSU Extension's Community Nutrition Programs Reach Tens of Thousands

It's the success stories that really paint the picture of Ohio State University Extension's Community Nutrition Programs. The numbers provide broad brushstrokes of the programs' impact: More than 50,000 Ohioans in more than four out of five of Ohio's counties attended classes offered by the Family Nutrition Program (FNP) or the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).

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Chow Line: Boost these foods, nutrients in your diet

Chow Line: Boost these foods, nutrients in your diet

What nutrients are generally lacking in the American diet? Which foods should I focus on increasing to help? Although on average, we Americans have plenty of food at our disposal, the new federal dietary guidelines say that intakes of several nutrients -- potassium, dietary fiber, calcium and vitamin D --- are low enough to be a public health concern.

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Nutrition & You...Sweet Potatoes

Nutrition & You...Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are one of the most nutritious foods from the vegetable group! 1 large sweet potato provides 1 cup of your daily vegetable requirement.

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OSU Extension's Community Nutrition Programs Reach Tens of Thousands
It's the success stories that really paint the picture of Ohio State University Extension's Community Nutrition Programs. The numbers provide broad brushstrokes of the programs' impact: More than 50,000 Ohioans in more than four out of five of Ohio's counties attended classes offered by the Family Nutrition Program (FNP) or the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).
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Chow Line: Boost these foods, nutrients in your diet
What nutrients are generally lacking in the American diet? Which foods should I focus on increasing to help? Although on average, we Americans have plenty of food at our disposal, the new federal dietary guidelines say that intakes of several nutrients -- potassium, dietary fiber, calcium and vitamin D --- are low enough to be a public health concern.
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The Local Foods Guide has arrived!
When you buy direct from the farmer you are re-establishing a time-honored connection with the grower.
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