|Applying Cost Benefit Analysis to Nutrition Education Programs: Focus on the Virginia Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program||May 1, 2009||490-403|
|Be Heart Smart! Eat Foods Lower in Saturated Fats and Cholesterol||
Food plays a big part in the lives of most Southerners. Good food and celebrations go hand in hand. Yet, popular ways of frying foods and using fats for seasoning can increase your risk for clogged arteries and heart disease.
|May 1, 2009||348-735|
|Calcium: Build Strong Bones||
Calcium is an important nutrient for your body and for your health. Calcium helps your heart, muscles, and nerves function. It is also important for bone health.
|May 1, 2009||348-019|
|EFNEP Programs CBA Fact Sheet||
In 1996, the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, United States Department of Agriculture (CSREES, USDA) issued a national Request for Proposals (RFP) to conduct a cost benefit analysis (CBA) of nutrition education programs, with emphasis on the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).
|May 1, 2009||360-096|
|Eat Well, Age Well: Smart Carbohydrate Choices||
Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of fuel. They give us energy to use or to be stored to use later.
|Aug 5, 2011||2903-7027|
|FRUIT: How Much Do I Need?||Aug 1, 2011||348-720|
|Families Taking Charge: Eating Well for Less||May 1, 2009||354-105|
|Family Nutrition Program Adult SNAP-ED Lesson Log (formerly VCE publication 360-023)||Jan 26, 2012||HNFE-7|
|Family Nutrition Program Family Record||Aug 24, 2011||360-095|
|Family Nutrition Program Volunteer Program Registration Form||Nov 29, 2012||360-091 (HNFE-87NP)||
|Freezing Fruits and Vegetables||
Freezing extends the shelf life of food. Blanching food before freezing prevents the enzymes in foods from affecting the quality of the foods during storage.
|May 1, 2009||348-596|
|Go Local, Virginia||
Buying and eating locally grown foods – foods that are produced near you or in Virginia – offer numerous benefits for you and your community.
|May 1, 2009||348-127|
|Healthy Eating for Children 2 Through 5 Years Old: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers||
A child grows about two to three inches and gains four to five pounds each year. Proper nutrition and opportunities to play and be physically active are critical to ensure that your child grows properly and adopts healthy behaviors for lifelong health.
|May 1, 2009||348-150|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids, Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Activitudes||Dec 13, 2011||348-998|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids, Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Calorie Countdown||Dec 13, 2011||348-999|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Is a Healthy Weight?||
There is no one healthy weight for all children. Children come in different sizes and shapes. Some children are naturally petite. Others have bigger builds, larger bones, or greater muscle mass that can result in a heavier weight. They also grow at different rates. Any weight that supports growth, learning, development, fitness, and well-being can be a healthy weight.
|May 1, 2009||348-270|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Has a Poor Body Image?||
It is important to promote a positive body image among youth since it can influence their concept of self worth, as well as confidence.
|May 1, 2009||348-272|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Is Overweight?||
If your child is overweight, he or she is not alone. Overweight is growing at epidemic rates among American children and teens. The rate has tripled in thirty years and is expected to rise.
|May 1, 2009||348-273|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Is Underweight?||
Being underweight is not the same as being thin or slender. Some children have a naturally slight build and maintain it with a well-balanced diet and physical activity. This is normal and healthy. However, true underweight may be a sign of dietary, health, or emotional problems.
|May 1, 2009||348-271|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Activities Lesson Experience: Laborsaving Devices||Dec 13, 2011||349-001|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Activity Charades||Dec 13, 2011||348-996|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Choices Lesson Experience: Tongue-Tastic||Dec 14, 2011||349-018|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Drinks Lesson Experience: Be a Drink Detective||Dec 14, 2011||349-010|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Drinks Lesson Experience: Mix It Up||Dec 14, 2011||349-011|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Drinks Lesson Plans Experience: Filter-Buster||Dec 14, 2011||349-012|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Foods Lesson Experience: Color Your Plate||Dec 14, 2011||349-015|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Foods Lesson Experience: Nutrient Navigation||Dec 14, 2011||349-013|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Foods Lesson Experience: Planning a Healthy Plate||Dec 14, 2011||349-014|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Experience: What’s Important Is Inside||Dec 14, 2011||349-006|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Experience: What’s “Normal” Supposed to Look Like Anyway?||Dec 14, 2011||349-009|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Experience: You Can’t Judge a Book by its Cover||Dec 14, 2011||349-008|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Image Lesson Plans Experience: Body Positive||Dec 14, 2011||349-007|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Commercializing Ourselves||Dec 13, 2011||349-005|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Grazing on Grains||Dec 13, 2011||349-004|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Label Literacy||Dec 13, 2011||349-002|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids; Smart Snacks Lesson Experience: Sandwich Something||Dec 13, 2011||349-003|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids;Smart Choices Lesson Experience: Sense of Time||Dec 14, 2011||349-017|
|Heart Healthy Eating: Cholesterol, Fat, Fiber, & Sodium||May 1, 2009||348-898|
|Herbs and Spices||May 1, 2009||348-907|
|Here's To Your Family's Health||
Your family’s health is very important. Lifestyle choices greatly affect your family’s health. It is up to you to
|May 1, 2009||348-025|
|Household Water Quality: Emergency Supplies of Water for Drinking and Food Preparation||
When preparing for a disaster, it is important to provide for an adequate supply of water for drinking and cooking. In natural disasters, such as floods, hurricanes, or earthquakes, the municipal water supply is likely to be disrupted. Ice storms and other emergencies can cause a loss of electrical power, leaving well pumps unable to function.
|May 1, 2009||356-479|
|Información Esencial Sobre la Seguridad de los Alimentos: Una Guía Para Padres y Proveedores de Cuidado de Niños||
Los microbios o bacterias pueden ser benefíciales pero también perjudiciales. Los alimentos pueden tener microbios buenos y malos. Las bacterias “buenas” tales como las bacterias en el yogurt nos ayudan a digerir alimentos y la levadura que nos ayuda a preparar alimentos como el pan. Los microbios o bacteria “malas” pueden causarnos enfermedades. Para los niños pequeños, las bacterias malas pueden ser especialmente dañinas porque ellos todavía están formando su sistema de defensas o sistema inmunológico.
|May 26, 2009||348-653S|
|Iron: Build Strong Blood||
Iron is an important nutrient for your body and for your health. It helps your cells “breathe.” Iron works with protein to make the hemoglobin in red blood cells.
|May 1, 2009||348-371|
|Keep You and Your Family Lean with Lean PROTEIN||
You may already know that muscles are made up of protein, but so many other important parts of the human body need protein too. That’s why protein is so important for normal growth and development.
|May 1, 2009||348-672|
|Kids Kitchen: Chefs in the Kitchen||Oct 19, 2010||348-470|
|Kids Kitchen: Play it Safe!||
Cooking in the kitchen can be a lot of fun! Cooking in the kitchen can also be dangerous with hot ovens, sharp knives, and boiling water. Always ask an adult before you go into the kitchen to cook. Ask an adult what you can do alone and what you need help with. Learn and follow the safety rules of the kitchen to keep yourself and others safe while in the kitchen.
|Oct 18, 2010||348-860|
|Kids Kitchen: Scope Out Sugar||
A worksheet on sugar.
|Oct 19, 2010|
|Kids Kitchen: Sneaky Sodium||
Sodium is a necessary part of our diet. Sodium helps our bodies keep the right amount of water,
but we only need a little bit.
The most common form of sodium is found in table salt, which is called sodium chloride. Most foods naturally have at least a small amount of sodium in them. Processed foods, on the other hand, have much more. Sodium is an cheap way to add flavor and to keep foods fresh longer.
|Oct 19, 2010||348-827|
|Kids Kitchen: Start Your Engine!||
Did you know your body is just like a car? Both need fuel to run! A car needs gas to make it go and you need food to make you go. Your body burns food just like a car burns fuel. Food you eat provides you with nutrients that help your body work right. The most important meal of the day is breakfast. It is the best time to re-fuel your engine.
|Aug 2, 2011||348-456|
|Kids Kitchen: What Is Fat?||
Fat is a necessary part of a healthy diet. It is found in some foods like nuts, oils, butter, and meats like beef. Fat is not a bad food. Instead of avoiding fat, you should try to include a little bit of fat at each meal. Dietary fat provides the most calories compared to protein foods and carbohydrate foods. You, as a kid, especially need a certain amount of fat in your diet so that your brain and nervous system develop correctly. Fat also helps protect your organs and helps your body absorb essential vitamins!
|Oct 19, 2010||348-826|
|Kids Kitchen: Which cereal should I eat?||
Circle the cereal below that is the healthiest choice. Hints: Look at the number of sugar grams per serving. Choose the lower amount. Also look at the ingredients list and try to find a cereal that has whole grains listed as the first ingredient. Don’t pick a cereal that lists sugar, high fructose corn syrup, or any other word that means sugar as the first ingredient.
|Oct 19, 2010|
|Kids Kitchen: Whole Grains||
Fiber is very important to everyone’s diet. It helps keep the digestive system healthy. Fiber also helps you feel full longer. It can hold off hunger for longer than junk foods or other foods that are low in fiber. This is great because you don’t have to eat as many empty calories (junk food) to feel full.
Usually, fiber is easy to find – whether it is in a whole-grain product or not. To make sure you know how much fiber you are eating, check out the food label. Choose foods that have at least 3 grams of fiber per serving.
|Oct 18, 2010||348-837|
|Kids, Food, and Electronic Media||
What consequences can electronic media use have on children? The consequences are wide-ranging and can be both positive and negative.
|May 1, 2009||348-008|
|Know Your Cholesterol Number||
Are you “Heart Healthy?” Do you know your cholesterol numbers? Do you know the new cholesterol guidelines? Your first step to heart healthy living is to assess your risk.
|May 1, 2009||348-018|
|Nourishing Children with Books||May 1, 2009||348-950|
|Pescados y Mariscos en Virginia - Inocuos y Nutritivos||Jan 12, 2010||348-961S|
|Planning For Carried Meals||
Even if foods can be heated at work on a burner, in an oven, or in a microwave, carried meals need cool temperatures until meal time.
|May 1, 2009||348-014|
|Safe and Nutritious Seafood in Virginia||May 1, 2009||348-961|
|Smart Activities Lesson, Experience: Silly Songs||Dec 13, 2011||348-997|
|Soybean Choices and Challenges for Your Family||
What do you know about soybeans? Research on soybeans is showing exciting health benefits for all family
|May 1, 2009||348-040|
|Spice It Up!||
How do you get your family to the table and keep them healthy? Slash the fat. Shake the salt habit. Replace the sugar, fat, and salt in your favorite foods with spices and herbs. They will keep your family coming back to the table for healthy and tasty meals.
|May 1, 2009||348-739|
|The Diet and Cancer Connection||
One out of every three Americans will be diagnosed with cancer at some time. Cancer affects three of every four families.
|May 1, 2009||348-141|
|The Low-Carbohydrate Craze: Is it a healthy way to lose weight?||
This fact sheet provides an overview of two of the most popular diets, along with the pros and cons of weight loss and health with these diets.
|May 1, 2009||348-351|
|The Nitty-Gritty of Food Safety: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers||Feb 2, 2012||FST-11|
|The Nitty-Gritty of Food Safety: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers||
Germs can be helpful or harmful. Foods can carry both good and bad germs.
|May 1, 2009||348-653|
|Trans Fats and the Food Label||
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death in the United States, with cholesterol being a major factor. Research has shown that high cholesterol can be the result of eating a diet with too much saturated fat and cholesterol. The latest research shows that another fat, trans fat (also called trans fatty acids), also raises low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or “bad” cholesterol levels.
|May 1, 2009||348-350|
|Understanding Pre-harvest Sprouting of Wheat||May 11, 2009||424-060|
|Vegetables: How Much Do I Need?||
Vegetables are good for you. They are full of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and thousands of powerful things called antioxidants and phytochemicals. These things give vegetables their color, flavor, and smell.
|Aug 1, 2011||348-721|
|Wash Hands: Fight Disease-Causing Germs||
Failure to adequately wash hands is a major cause of infectious diseases.
|May 1, 2009||348-965|
|We Eat Different Parts of the Plant||
Foods we eat that are roots:
|May 26, 2009||348-823|
|What's On a Label?||Jul 16, 2012||348-737 (HNFE-44NP)||