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Healthy & Homemade Meals: 2019 Nutrition and Fitness Calendar
A 12-month, 11" x 17" full color wall calendar featuring healthy recipes, including cheesy chicken casserole, zucchini hummus wraps, frozen pudding sandwiches, golden corn bread, mushroom quinoa, slow cooker roast, and more!

Each month highlights a new recipe, suggested meal plan, and food prep ideas. Only low-cost, readily available ingredients and basic equipment are needed to prepare recipes.

Advance orders for 100+ copies at a cost of $0.85/calendar will be accepted until June 15, 2018. After the deadline, a limited number of calendars will available at the Extension Store in August 2018 at a cost of $3.00/calendar.

Additional information about the 2019 Healthy & Homemade calendar is available at: www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/nutrition-calendar/
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Saludable y Casero: Calendario de nutricion y actividad fisica 2019 (Spanish Nutrition Calendar)
A 12-month, 11" x 17" full color wall calendar featuring healthy recipes, including cheesy chicken casserole, zucchini hummus wraps, frozen pudding sandwiches, golden corn bread, mushroom quinoa, slow cooker roast, and more!

Each month highlights a new recipe, suggested meal plan, and food prep ideas. Only low-cost, readily available ingredients and basic equipment are needed to prepare recipes.

Advance orders for 100+ copies at a cost of $0.85/calendar will be accepted until June 15, 2018. After the deadline, a limited number of calendars will available at the Extension Store in August 2018 at a cost of $3.00/calendar.

Additional information about the 2019 Healthy & Homemade calendar is available at: www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/nutrition-calendar/
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Food Waste at Home - Spend Smart. Eat Smart.
Food storage tips and strategies to help you adjust how to plan, shop, and cook in order to keep food waste to a minimum in your home.
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Spend Smart. Eat Smart. Website and App Activities
Activities for educators to use with the Spend Smart. Eat Smart. website and app (free from App Store or Google Play) to familiarize individuals with available resources.
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Answer Line magnet (Unit=Pkg of 50)
A service of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, AnswerLine provides information and resources for consumers with home and family questions.

50 magnets per package, measuring 3.5" x 2" promoting AnswerLine's telephone number and web address.
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$10.00
Regulations and Licensing - Home Food Operations and Home Bakeries
State of Iowa regulations and licensing information related to food prepared at home and distributed to consumers. Guidelines focus on licensed home bakeries and unlicensed/unregulated home food operations.
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Fresh Fruit Guide

This guide offers tips on how to select, store, and prepare fruit.
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Make Food Safety a Priority at Your Farmers Market Booth
Keeping food safe while operating a booth during a farmers market is critical to the success of a commercial operation. This publication discusses the ways to keep food clean and safe as it moves from farm to farmers market.
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Mealtime Conversation Cards
Make your family meal time memorable with these conversation starters! Each set of cards provides age appropriate questions or directions to lead towards great table talk.

Download, print, cut at dotted lines, place in a bowl on your table and have some fun!
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Lift 4 Bottles* of Water a Day...and Drink Them, Too!
Resources focused on four strength-building exercises that can be done with water bottles. Available as pdf downloads below.

Tags - Designed to be slipped over a bottle of water, the file is setup to print 3 tags per 8.5" x 11" page.

Posters - Set of five 5.5" x 8.5" posters that demonstrate each exercise.
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Healthy & Homemade Cookbook - A collection of recipes from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Containing over 70 recipes from Main Dishes, Appetizers, and Desserts to Soups, Salads, Sides, and even Snacks. This 82-page cookbook will have you preparing healthy meals and smartly spending your dollars too!

Makes a great gift as well!
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Saludable Y Casero -- Healthy & Homemade Cookbook (Spanish)
Containing over 70 recipes from Main Dishes, Appetizers, and Desserts to Soups, Salads, Sides, and even Snacks. This 82-page cookbook in Spanish will have you preparing healthy meals and smartly spending your dollars too!
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Overweight Kids: What Communities Can Do
Here's help for communities to build partnerships among schools, families, community groups, and individuals to promote healthy living.
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Healthy Hearts: How to Monitor Fat and Cholesterol
The health habits children learn can reduce their risk for heart disease later in life.
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Answer Line Business Cards (Unit=50)
AnswerLine provides information and resources for consumers with home and family questions. The front side of these card lists telephone number and web address; the back contains AnswerLine's many points of contact: blog and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest) accounts as well as email and phone number.

Package of approximately 50 business cards, measuring 3.5" x 2", containing contact information for AnswerLine.
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Dried Beans, Peas, and Lentils Can Help You Save $$ / Los frijoles, chícharos y lentejas secos pueden ayudarte a ahorrar dinero
Find money saving ideas for meals in this publication. Get ways to store and prepare different types of dried beans as well as cooking tips to help save time and money. Also find recipes and health tips for adding beans to your diet.
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Understanding Health Claims on Food Products
Some health claims are approved by the Food and Drug Administration; others are endorsements by associations, organizations, or companies. Using the Nutrition Facts label will help you make informed decisions.
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Folate Facts
Learn why folate (a general term for various forms of the B vitamin) is important in your diet and what foods are high in folate.
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Survivor's Guide to Healthy Web Surfing and Phone Apps
Evaluate phone apps and online sites that offer health information by using this helpful guide. Find suggested sites and know what to look for as you evaluate the reliability of information you find.
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Grip Strength -- What is it? What does it mean?
Research indicates that grip strength in midlife can predict physical disability in senior years. Get ideas for changing some daily activities to improve your grip strength.
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Heart Disease and You -- Facts about Food Choices
Make smart food choices to decrease your risk for heart disease. Find definitions and tips about reducing saturated fat and cholesterol intake. Includes heart-healthy eating tips and low-fat cooking methods.
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Whole Grains
Including whole grains in your diet provides many health benefits, including reducing your risk for diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. The information in this publication will help you understand your whole grain choices so you can select and enjoy a variety of healthy foods.
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How Much Are You Eating?
Manage the food portions you put on your plate and you'll be better able to manage your weight. Find helpful tips to quickly choose food portions compatible with your age, gender, and activity level.

Also see how to personalize MyPlate recommendations with your needed daily amounts of grains, protein, vegetables, fruits, and dairy.
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Food and Fitness Craze!
Youth groups will welcome these ideas for snacks, activities, programs, and community service projects. Also includes discussion starters and Internet resources.
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Food and Fitness Craze 2!
Lots of activities for group fitness and a healthy community. Plus healthy snack ideas.
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MyPlate placemat
Colorful 11 inch by 14 inch placemat shows food proportions recommended by MyPlate (the replacement for the Food Pyramid). You'll also find tips for making your plate a "10" by making healthier food choices.
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MyPlate Poster for Adults
Making food choices for a healthy lifestyle can be as simple as using the tips found on this 17 inch x 22 inch poster. Find out what amounts, on average, American adults need from each food group. Learn how to balance calories and physical activity and also how to "Beef up your MyPlate". 
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Key Nutrients
Learn about the nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats and carbohydrates, that make up the food that we eat, and why they are important for your health.
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Preparing for Race Day - The Mystery Club
See what Captain Overalls, the safety crusader, suggests you do to safely and nutritiously fuel your engines for your best performance at school, at home, or anywhere. Find out how to calculate the calories you need to fuel your daily activities.
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Questions & Answers about Calcium and Vitamin D
Get answers to several questions about your need for calcium and vitamin D, whether you're 9 months, 9 years, or 9 decades old, male or female. Compare several sources of calcium, including supplements. See what part calcium plays in preventing cancer, high blood pressure, and kidney stones.
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Let's Eat for the Health of It
Iowa customers only.

Learn how to choose a healthy plate with these tips. Based on 2011 USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, this booklet also provides information on cutting back on fats, added sugars and salt; eating the right amount of calories for you; and being physically active your way.

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Heart Disease and You -- Facts About Risk Factors
Reduce your heart disease risk by adopting a healthy lifestyle. Use this guide to learn the risk factors you have and to estimate your risk of a heart attack in the next 10 years.
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Starting a Home-Based Food Business in Iowa
Find the information you need to sell food products from your home. Includes Iowa licensing and inspection requirements. Also includes contact information for additional help. Full color, 4 page brochure.
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Vegetarian Diets
Appropriate planning is important when following a vegetarian diet. Your choices can provide both health benefits and health challenges
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Como Más Frutas y Verduras en Tres Simples Pasos
Comer una variedad de frutas y verduras todos los días es saludable. Tienen vitaminas y minerales que pueden ayudar a proteger tu salud. Muchos de estos alimentos también tienen menos calorías y más fibra que otras comidas.

Cuando la parte de una dieta sana, comer frutas y verduras en lugar de comida de alto contenido graso puede ayudarte a controlar tu peso.
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Latino Immigrants: Food and Housing Insecurity
This policy brief examines food and housing insecurity issues for Iowa immigrant families and suggests action steps to help improve their well-being.
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Small Steps to Health and Wealth
Twenty similarities between personal health and wealth issues are described and common obstacles to change are reviewed. Then twenty-five strategies to change behavior for improved health and increased wealth are described. Fourty-four worksheets and sixteen information-packed tables help the reader adapt these strategies to their situation. Health and wealth benchmarks are included to help define health and wealth goals. Includes extensive lists of reference and web-based resources.
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Iowa Food Security, Insecurity and Hunger -- Emergency Food Resources: Meeting Food Needs of Iowa Households
Report of an ISU Extension study of people who used food pantries in Polk, Scott, Decatur, and Monroe counties in 2002.
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Iowa Food Security, Insecurity and Hunger -- No More Food Stamps: Iowa Households that Left the Food Stamp Program
Details of a research project that studied Iowa food stamp recipients who left the program in 1997.
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