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Mission: Nutrition

Providing the most up-to-date information on health and nutrition is my mission!
Popsicle banana

Go Bananas for Summer Popsicles!

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

Love bananas, but feel there is not enough time to eat them from when they are purchased to when they are overripe? One way to save money is only taking the amount of bananas guaranteed to be consumed in a week's time. There is no rule bananas must be purchased in bunches. I'm constantly putting bananas in the freezer and can only make so many smoothies and loaves of banana bread. Being mid-sum...

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Blueberries

Blueberry Month: Can that Jam!

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

July marks National Blueberry Month! Native to North America, celebrate Independence Day with this nutritionally beneficial fruit! Blueberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese, and a good source of fiber. Manganese assists in converting proteins, carbohydrates, and fat into energy; as well as, helping in bone development. One cup of blueberries contains 4 grams of fibe...

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