Nutritious, Wholesome Food

We all want good food that’s good for us. When it comes to making healthier choices, you probably know you should eat your fruits and veggies, and exercise. But did you know Kansas ag can play a big part in a healthy lifestyle, too? Learn from nutritionists and other experts about healthy eating the Kansas way.

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    The Purple Plow Challenge

    Did you know 413,000 or 14 percent of Kansans suffer from food insecurity? The issue affects communities across the state, and there’s no magic bullet. The American Farm Bureau wants to be part of the solution and parents, teachers and students can help. Through its Foundation for...

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  • Breakfast for kids

    Five Game-Changing Reasons to Make Breakfast a Priority

    We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it’s even more important for kids — to fuel them up for their busy schedules. That’s because breakfast foods are a good source of nutrients like calcium, iron, and B vitamins as well as protein and fiber — all...

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  • BeefWise

    Lean Beef Can Help You Achieve Your Health Goals

    New research shows including lean beef in your diet can help you lose weight, while maintaining muscle and a healthy heart.

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    Three Health Benefits of Dairy

    When it comes to eating healthfully, we all know the basics — fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, plus lean proteins are all musts. But what about dairy?

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  • Cook with Butter

    Three Reasons to Bake with Butter

    Family gatherings, holiday parties, cookie swaps — there are many reasons to bake during the holiday season. Here’s why butter is the best choice during the holiday season and beyond.

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  • Protein

    Spotlight on Protein

    Protein is a macronutrient made up of various amino acids. All living things contain amino acids. For people, proteins are essential components of muscle, cartilage, skin, bones and blood.

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  • Dairy Smart Snacks

    Smart Snacking for Back to School

    Earn an A+ in healthy snacking this school year with tasty, high protein dairy products. As students head back to school and a full schedule of practices, games and activities, keeping them fueled with healthy snacks can be a challenge.  Dairy products provide busy families with a number...

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  • Potted Produce

    Grow Your Own Container Garden

    Have you ever wanted to grow your own garden, but don’t have the space? Are your kids curious about how plants grow, but you can’t manage a big garden? Try container gardening.

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  • Ham Health Facts

    Ham Health Facts

    If you love the taste of ham and want to eat healthy, you’re in luck! Ham, especially lean ham, is a great choice for your family.

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  • 5 Things Parents Should Know About Food and Puberty

    5 Things Parents Should Know About Food and Puberty

    There’s been a trend of children maturing at younger ages and parents naturally want to know why and what they can do to prevent it. Here are five things you need to know about early onset puberty.

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