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Healthy & Homemade: 2021 Nutrition and Fitness Calendar
A 12-month, 11" x 17" full color wall calendar featuring healthy recipes, including Coleslaw, Energy Bites, Sweet Potato Burritos, Garlic and Herb Lentils, Scones, Baba Ganoush, Italian Chicken, Pasta Shells, 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.

Find additional information on the Healthy & Homemade calendar webpage.
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Saludable y Casero: Calendario de nutricion y actividad fisica 2021 (Spanish Nutrition Calendar)
A 12-month, 11" x 17" full color wall calendar featuring healthy recipes, including Coleslaw, Energy Bites, Sweet Potato Burritos, Garlic and Herb Lentils, Scones, Baba Ganoush, Italian Chicken, Pasta Shells, 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.

Find additional information on the Healthy & Homemade calendar webpage.
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Finding Answers Now handout
Double-sided, 8.5 inch by 5.5 inch marketing handout promoting COVID-19 recovery resources from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. Front side lists resource topic areas and Finding Answers Now web address; back side lists hotlines and contact information.

Printed handouts are available to ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences specialists (staff login required).
1 unit = 50 handouts.
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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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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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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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Adolescents
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Tots
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Kids
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Family
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All 4 Sets combined
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Fresh Fruit Guide

This guide offers tips on how to select, store, and prepare fruit.
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Healthy & Homemade Meals: 2019 Nutrition and Fitness Calendar (Unit=100)
Value priced for quantity discounts... only $1/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.

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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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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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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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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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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Seasoning Savvy
Using herbs and spices is a great way to enhance the flavor of your favorite dishes. This fact sheet answers questions about drying herbs, keeping spices fresh, and knowing which herbs and spices to try with common foods.
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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, My Health (Unit=pad of 100)
Your food and physical activity choices each day affect your health—how you feel today, tomorrow and in the future. These tips and ideas are a starting point.

Choose a change that you can make today, and move toward a healthier you.
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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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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
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.

For a digital version please visit: usda.gov
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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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Family Fun in the Kitchen, Fall -- Raising Healthy Kids
Topics include helping children learn to cook, appropriate kitchen tasks for 2- and 3-year-olds, fall fitness ideas, and recipes for Rainbow Veggie Pocket and Cran-Apple Crisp.
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Does Your Child Have Food Allergies? You Can Eat Out Safely! Ask Before You Eat
Use these tips to find out how you can eat out safely when your child has food allergies.
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Take A Minute - Save a Life: You Need To Know About Food Allergies Ask Before You Eat
Use this poster to provide general awareness tips about food allergies.
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Food Allergies It's a Matter of Life or Death Know Before You Serve
Use this poster to outline tips about food allergies for food service staff.
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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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Family Fun in the Kitchen, Spring -- Raising Healthy Kids
Topics include the three -step method for teaching children, appropriate kitchen tasks for 9- to 12-year-olds, kitchen safety reminders, the importance of outdoor time, and recipes for Asparagus Wrap and Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits.
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Family Fun in the Kitchen, Winter -- Raising Healthy Kids
Topics include kitchen safety, appropriate kitchen tasks for 6- to 8-year-olds, winter fitness ideas, and recipes for Stuffed Potato and Trail Mix.
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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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MyPyramid Scavenger Hunt Answer Sheet
Use this answer sheet to check your answers to publication, N3485, MyPyramid Scavenger Hunt.
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MyPyramid Scavenger Hunt
Test your knowledge of the USDA’s MyPyramid with this 25 question quiz based on information from MyPyramid.gov. See publication N3485 ANS for the answers.
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Nutrition in a Can - Liquid Supplements
Liquid nutritional supplements are appropriate and valuable for certain medical conditions but are unnecessary for the average, healthy person. This fact sheet will help you decide if these products are for you.
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Build a Better Burger
NO LONGER AVAILABLE - Extension staff should throw away all copies as of 9/7/2010.
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Carb-o-Meter - Are you Getting your Daily Carbohydrate Requirement? (CD)
• This interactive program is designed to help you examine your carbohydrate intake. Most people consume 200 to 500 grams daily -- 130 grams daily is a minimum requirement.

• This program is ideal for use in classrooms, with sports teams or other groups, and by individuals.

• No installation is required and is compatible with both Macintosh and PC platforms.
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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 -- Rural Food Access Patterns: Elderly Open-Country and In-Town Residents
This policy brief is intended to help increase understanding about hunger among Iowa families and to suggest specific action steps to help Iowa communities fight hunger.
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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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Mushrooms and Other Related Fungi
Find out when and where to look for more than 30 types of mushrooms and how to tell if they are safe to eat.

From mushroom experts Lois Tiffany and George Knaphus
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Home and Garden CD-ROM of Publications - Put Knowledge to Work
This CD contains more than 3,500 publications in pdf format from 15 states

Topics include:
• Consumers
• Family
• Finance
• Food & Nutrition
• Gardening
• House & Home
• Pest management, and
• Rural living
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