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Nutrition and Wellness

Nutrition and Wellness

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  • Meat Safety for the Consumer
    Basic information on foodborne illnesses, shopping and transporting meat, and ways to handle meats and seafood safely.
  • Diabetes in Teens
    Type 2 diabetes is becoming more common in children. Fifteen years ago, type 2 diabetes accounted for less than three percent of new diabetes cases in children, but now it is closer to 45 percent of all cases! Learn more about diabetes in this site
  • Fiesta of Flavors
    A collection of Hispanic recipes recommended for people with diabetes
  • Food for Thought
    Fun ideas each month about food and nutrition for parents of preschool children.
  • Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini
    A website to introduce elementary students to 37 different kids of produce -- many they may not know. (Intended for elementary students)
  • Healthy Hopping
    Jumping rope is fun and good for you, too! Learn nine different single rope stunts along with jump rope rhymes and games. (Intended for young viewers)
  • Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP)
    Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP) staff provide practical tips to help low-income individuals and families prepare safe and healthy meals while staying active every day!

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