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blueberries
Enjoy Louisiana Blueberries
Blueberries are nature’s No. 1 source of antioxidants among more than 50 fresh fruits and vegetables studied. They also are a good source of fiber and vitamin C. Information on pick-your-own operations, selection, storage, preparation, freezing, canning and using Louisiana blueberries can be found in this publication. (PDF Format Only)
dietary guidelines
Dietary Guidelines for Children
Feeding Young Children (Ages 2-5): A healthful diet is necessary for both physical and mental development. Information on offering a variety of foods and foods low in saturated fat and cholesterol; using less sugar, salt and sodium; and promoting an active lifestyle. (PDF Format Only)
soybeans
Nutritional Benefits of Soybeans
Soy protein offers health benefits. Soy is found in foods like soy milk, soy sauce, miso (soybean paste), tempeh (meat substitute) and tofu. Use these tips to get soy protein in your diet. (PDF format only)
pecans
Nutritional Benefits of Pecans and Other Nuts
Be Healthy, Go Nuts! Nuts are high in protein and fiber, low in carbohydrates and sodium-free. Eating one ounce of nuts (about a handful) about five times a week is enough to provide the health benefits. (PDF format only)
Give Me 5 A day
Give Me 5 A Day
5 a day. That’s how many vegetables and fruits you need to eat. This illustrated children's nutrition book provides more information. (PDF format only)
Healthier Diet of Young Children
Healthier Diet of Young Children
This publication provides information on a healthier diet for young children including some suggestions for substitutions in meal planning and preparation. (PDF format only)
crawfish
Nutritional Benefits of Crawfish
Crawfish are healthy food. They are an excellent source of high-quality protein; low in calories, fat and saturated fat and a good source of vitamins. (PDF Format Only)
The Dash Diet Eating Plan
The Dash Diet Eating Plan
This publication includes information on blood pressure and how it can be lowered by following an eating plan called the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH). (PDF format only)
sweeteners
The Real Truth About Non-Nutritive Sweeteners
Sugar, or sucrose, is one of the most widely used ingredients in the foods we buy. All other sweeteners, basically, are compared to how they stack up against sugar. Learn the difference between nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners and the upside and downside of using them. (PDF Format Only)
MyPyramid for Kids
MyPyramid for Kids
The new USDA recommendations for healthy eating and activity for kids. (PDF format only)
MyPyramid for Kids
MyPyramid
The new USDA recommendations for healthy eating and activity for kids. (PDF format only)
Breakfast
Breakfast: Always a Smart Start
Smart Choices Youth is a community nutrition education program from the LSU AgCenter for Grades 5-8. Learn more about how breakfast can get you off to a smart start in this publication. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices
Smart Choices: A Recipe for Good Health - The 2005 Dietary Guidelines (Adult Fact Sheet)
Information on carbohydrates, fats, protein and exercise. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices
Smart Choices Promotional Brochure for Clients
A Community Nutrition Education Program that will imrprove your family's health. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices
Smart Choices: Make Smart Choices for Good Health (Youth Fact Sheet)
Information on nutrition, diet, exercise and food safety. (PDF Format Only)
snacks
Why Snacks
Smart Choices Youth is a community nutrition education program of the LSU AgCenter for Grades 5 – 8. (PDF Format Only)
always hungry
Diabetes Awareness - Always Hungry? Activity Sheet
Smart Choices Youth is a community nutrition education program of the LSU AgCenter for Grades 5 – 8. (PDF Format Only)
healthy choices
Healthy Vacation Crossword Puzzle Activity Sheet
Smart Choices Youth is a community nutrition education program of the LSU AgCenter for Grades 5 – 8. (PDF Format Only)
snacks
The Scoop on Healthy Snacking
Smart Choices Youth is a community nutrition education program of the LSU AgCenter for Grades 5 – 8. (PDF Format Only)
meat and fish
Meat and Fish Fun Facts
Smart Choices Youth is a community nutrition education program of the LSU AgCenter for Grades 5-8. (PDF Format Only)
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