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Tagged: nutrition

Water: The Classic Beverage for Summer

water from the faucet

People cannot live on bread alone – we need water too! Water is a vital nutrient during the summer because it acts as the body’s coolant. So stay hydrated with water! Water should be a top priority because it is needed for temperature control, digestion, bringing energy into the cells and helping waste products out…. Read more »

Celebrate National School Library Month with a List of Healthy Books

books about nutrition

Have you ever heard that Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli? Or A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds?  Or how to Eat the Alphabet? Maine SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators have over 60 nutrition-related read-aloud books to help students across the state learn healthy eating habits. The read-aloud books tell stories about food that are fun and engaging. … Read more »