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Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious

Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!
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Egg-cellent Nutrition

I'm pleased to introduce guest blogger and dietetic intern at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Krystle Zuniga! With Easter just around the corner, nearly every grocery store has eggs on sale, and I love it! I love eggs because they are inexpensive, packed with protein, and are very versatile in the kitchen. Eggs are not only a great source of protein, they also contain...

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Are Energy Drinks Safe?

Here is another great blog post by Illinois State University intern, Laura Monson! Have you had a long week at work and just can't stay awake come Friday afternoon? Or were you up all night worrying about all of the things you need to do the next day? Most commercials on TV tell you to grab an energy drink, and you will magically be able to finish all of your tasks. Some energy dri...

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National Nutrition Month

Here is another fabulous blog entry from guest blogger and intern, Laura Monson! Did you know that the month of March is National Nutrition Month®? Although you should celebrate making informed food choices every day, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have created this nutrition education and information campaign. Starting in 1973 as a week-long event, the National...

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