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A directory of food pantries and meal sites in Fulton & Montgomery Counties. Updated 9/30/14

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Tips to curb late-night snacking
Posted 2/7/2018
After-dinner and before-bedtime snacking when not hungry can result in consuming unneeded calories.
Often this may be due to boredom, stress or tiredness.
Try these tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to banish evening cravings and curb after-dinner snacking; and, if you must snack, go for nutritious options.
Healthy Living Resources
Posted 9/28/2014

Healthy Living Resources

Please use the sections below to find links to information on food and nutrition topics that may be of interest or help answer any questions you might have.

Basic Nutrition Resources
Posted 9/27/2014

Want to know more about nutrition facts labels, how to save money shopping, how much of each food group you should be eating, etc.? Check here for websites that contain basic nutrition and health information for your and your family.

Balancing Calories for Weight Control
Posted 9/26/2014

Achieving and sustaining appropriate body weight across the lifespan is vital to maintaining good health. Everyone has a personal calorie limit. Staying within yours can help you get to or maintain a healthy weight. Reaching a healthier weight is a balancing act. Find resources to help you here.

Food Preservation
Posted 9/25/2014

Whether you're preserving your own harvest or produce that you've purchased locally, canning, freezing and drying can be effective ways to serve foods that taste harvest-fresh at a later date. To ensure that the products you preserve are safe, it is important to follow tested guidelines for safely preserving foods by these methods. Links to information on tested guidelines may be found at the following locations.

Food Safety and Storage
Posted 9/24/2014

Food safety is about more than keeping your hands away from a whirring food processor blade — it means knowing how to avoid spreading bacteria, safe shopping, and more. Check out these resources on safe food preparation and storage.

General Recipe Collections
Posted 9/23/2014

What’s cooking? Choose from a variety of recipe collections to help you decide what to make.

Physical Activity Resources
Posted 9/22/2014

Regular physical activity can produce long term health benefits. People of all ages, shapes, sizes, and abilities can benefit from being physically active. Check here for information about being physically active.

Nutrition and Chronic Illnesses
Posted 9/22/2014

Nutrition is a widely accepted tool for prevention, management and treatment of some chronic diseases. Healthy eating and regular physical activity can prevent early death from many chronic conditions, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Find information about and recipes for diabetes, heart and vascular disease, celiac disease, and osteoporosis on this resource page.

Nutrition Games and Activity Pages for Kids
Posted 9/21/2014

Check out these websites for fun activity sheets and interactive games that will help children learn about making healthy choices.

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Go to ChooseMyPlate.gov for information to help you maintain a healthy weight and live an active lifestyle.

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