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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.
"Using the oven to cook meat makes it too dry."
Broiling cooks meat quickly without drying it out.
"Steaming veggies makes them too mushy."
Steaming is a quick and healthy way to cook foods.
"I love the taste of fried foods."
Sauteing uses less oil than frying, but foods are still tasty.
"How do I get my kids breakfast and lunch at school?"
If you qualify, a simple and confidential application will get your kids free meals at school.
"Do I qualify for WIC?"
Families with low to medium income and children under 5 (or a pregnant mom) can qualify for WIC.
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