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Love Your Heart

In February we not only observe Valentine’s Day, but also National Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States. In fact, nearly 837,550 people die each year from heart disease and 133…

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Exercise Helps You Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Exercise and various physical activities are recommended to maintain a healthy lifestyle. You can improve your overall health and fitness with regular activity.

A person does not have to join a gym to get exerci…

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Urban SNAP-Ed

Urban SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education) makes nutrition easy, tasty, and affordable! Using evidence-based teaching methods, limited-resource families & individuals are encouraged to select nutritious food,…

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CHAMPION: Health, Nutrition, Exercise

Resource for youth & adults. Nutrition and exercise can reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

What is CHAMPION?

CHAMPION is the acronym for: Community Health Aerobic Motivational Program Initiating Optimal Nutrition.

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Meet Muscle Max

Body Quest Warrior Muscle Max has strength and muscle power because he eats plenty of healthy meat, beans, and milk products. He ditched the TV and video games so he could spend more time outside, playing games with his friends.

Muscles …

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Meet Super Slurper

Body Quest Warrior Super Slurper is super at a lot of things, but he’s especially super at slurping eight full glasses of water each day.

Water helps keep your body looking great and feeling hydrated on hot summer days. It’s great wi…

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Meet Shining Rainbow

Body Quest Warrior Shining Rainbow has the power to look and feel good inside and out because she eats plenty of colorful vegetables. Vegetables not only taste delicious, but are good for keeping you lean and healthy.

Vegetables are basi…

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Posts, Tweets, Pins Encourage Healthier Lifestyle Choices

Live Well Alabama is a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program–Education (SNAP-Ed) initiative. The campaign was developed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. The new initiative was launched in early 2017 to…

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Live Well Recipe: Pasta and Kale Salad

Our Pasta and Kale Salad recipe is light but filling and perfect for lunch.  Serves 8.

Ingredients
4 cups raw kale, shredded

1⁄4 cup Ranch salad dressing

Squeeze of lemon juice

1 tomato, diced

1/3 cup crumbled feta ch…

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Live Well Recipe: Squash Casserole

Try this Squash Casserole with Saltine Crust recipe! Take a trip to your local farmers market this summer while squash is in season. Serves 8.
Ingredients
Cooking spray

6 medium yellow squash, sliced

1 yellow onion, chopped

Salt …

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