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Eating a balanced diet of fresh, whole foods is a very important part of being healthy, but there are other things that are also important. Explore the pages below to learn ways to put you and your family on a path to better health.
"We just get the stuff no one else wants."
If you visit a food pantry, choose the most nutritious items.
"The only way I get anything done is to turn on the TV for my kids."
Involve kids in your routine to help limit screen time.
"I'm worried my kids watch too much TV."
Limiting screen time means healthier kids.
"Farmers' market vegetables are too expensive."
Farmers’ Markets are a great way to stock up on fresh, local, and affordable produce each week.
"There are no good choices at my corner store."
Depending on the store, there might be some healthy choices offered.
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