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Smart Choices: Thrifty Choices Can Be Fun
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Rules of grocery shopping, how to get nutrients from your snacks, how to grow your own potatoes and a recipe for toasted pumpkin seeds are included. (PDF Format Only)

Smart Choices: Fascinating Facts About Milk

You should eat dairy foods three times a day. Word activity and recipe for ice cream included. (PDF Format Only)

Smart Choices: Breakfast Helps You Be a Better Student

Did you know that eating a morning meal does make a difference in how well you do in school? (PDF Format Only)

Smart Choices: Help Your Heart
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The foods you eat now can help you have a healthy heart all your life. Eating too much fat when you’re young can lead to heart problems as you grow older. Help your heart by making healthy food choices. (PDF Format Only)

Smart Choices: Five Steps in Handwashing
Remember the five steps of handwashing to prevent the spread of infection. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices: What do you know about bones?
Why do we need bones? How can bones be strong enough to carry your weight, yet light enough not to slow you down? (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices: Nutrients in Fruits and Vegetables
Compared with people who consume a diet with only small amounts of fruits and vegetables, those who include more of these foods are less likely to have a risk of chronic diseases. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices: The Calcium Connection
Calcium is the most important mineral in your body. It is important during growing years for bone growth. As we get older, it helps keep our bones strong. Use these tips to get three cups of milk or the equivalent in your diet daily. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices: Wake Up to a Healthy Start
People who eat breakfast think better, feel peppier, have better attitudes toward school or work and miss fewer days. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices: Fruit - Two Will Do
Adults need at least 2 cups of fruit daily. Use these tips to get more fruit in your diet. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices: Shopping the Cereal Aisle
It can be quite an adventure to shop the cereal aisle! With a little know-how, you can discover cereals that are high in fiber, nutrients and phytochemicals. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices: Managing Your Food Dollars
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Have you ever had a month when you ran out of food money? Careful planning and shopping can help you buy more food with the dollars you have to spend. Use these tips so you and your family can get the nutrition you need to be healthy. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices: Scout Out Healthy Fast Foods
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Eating on the go can be a challenge if you're trying to make smart choices. This fact sheet provides information to help you find healthier fast foods or snacks, including tips on foods to eat more often, foods to avoid and snacks you can take along. It also stresses reading the nutrition information label when selecting snacks. (PDF Format Only)
Smart Choices: Walking
Walking briskly can be a great exercise. You don’t have to worry too much about injuries, and walking can fit into almost any schedule. Sample 12-week walking program included. (PDF Format Only)