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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.
"Sugary drinks taste good and my kids love them."
Sugary beverages can make you sick
"I know I should drink more water, but I always forget."
Build drinking water into your routine.
"Vegetables are too expensive."
Buying produce in season is good for your wallet, good for your body, and good for the planet.
"My local food pantry gives out expired food!"
Food code dates are often misleading.
"I don't recognize some of the vegetables they give out at my local food pantry."
Learn about new foods to take advantage of food pantry choices.
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