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Healthy Parenting

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Healthy eating practices start at the dinner table. Laurie David, author of The Family Dinner, talks about why family meals are essential for children’s growth and development. Why are family meals important for children’s health and wellbeing? Laurie David: There are many benefits in the simple act of sitting down to eat dinner together. Kids ... READ MORE 

Video: Anna Lappé, “What You Can Do”

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There are many ways you can take part in creating a better food system. But where do you start? Healthy food advocate Anna Lappé provides a few simple tips that will lead to big changes. How do you connect with the source of your food? Everyday Steps Make a Difference Healthy good advocate Anna Lappé ... READ MORE 

Video: Nadine Burke, “Food and Family”

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Studies show that eating together improves relationships and makes for healthier, happier families. Physician Dr. Nadine Burke encourages us to make time for shared meals at home. How do you make the most of family mealtime? Why Mealtime Matters The family meal has undergone dramatic changes over the last century. Today, “50 percent of meals ... READ MORE 

Video: “In Season”

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Happy solstice! The summer brings a bounty of fresh produce: stone fruit and berries, garden salads with ripe tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, watermelon, and more. Farmer Nigel Walker, chef Bryant Terry, and others share why eating seasonally is good for your body and the planet–and it tastes better, too. What seasonal foods do you enjoy? Reasons ... READ MORE 

Video: Bryant Terry, “Cooking Together”

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Eco-chef, author, and food justice activist Bryant Terry celebrates the pleasures of cooking with friends and family. What inspires you in the kitchen? Join the conversation on Facebook. Sharing the Kitchen Cooking together provides an intimate way to share and participate in the story of your food with friends and family. It creates a space ... READ MORE 

Video: Nadine Burke, “Whole and Healthy”

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Why is whole food healthier? Dr. Nadine Burke discusses the difference between processed and whole foods. What whole foods do you enjoy? Join the conversation on Facebook. Whole vs. Processed Whole foods are ingredients in their raw, unprocessed, and unrefined state, in contrast to foods that have undergone processing and preservation methods like curing, cooking, ... READ MORE 

Video: Jamie Oliver, “Herbs”

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You don’t have to be a master chef to make simple foods taste great. Jamie Oliver discusses how to spice up any dish with just a few fresh herbs. What’s your favorite herb or seasoning? Join the conversation on Facebook. Be sure to tune in this Friday for the return of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. ... READ MORE 

Vote with Your Fork

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Food choices serve as a mirror of our values. Through our shopping and eating, we can help support a healthy food culture. Author Michael Pollan encourages us to make every food choice matter by voting with our fork. Why do our food choices matter? Michael Pollan: Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, ... READ MORE 

Eating with the Seasons

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Choosing food that is local and in season connects us to a specific place and time. Chef Bryant Terry and author Anna Lappé discuss the joy of eating with the seasons. What does it mean to eat with the seasons? Bryant Terry: I learned many things about food from my grandmother. When I was growing ... READ MORE 

Nourish Means…

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What does “nourish” mean to you? How do you nourish yourself, your family, and your community? We asked the voices of Nourish–authors, chefs, farmers, doctors–to share their personal definition of “nourish.” What does “nourish” mean to you? Anna Lappé: I love the word “nourish” because to me it has a kind of emotional life to ... READ MORE 
   
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