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Better U Chair Exercises

Easy exercises that anyone can do! Learn how to use a simple chair to work towards a healthier you with this exercise from Food Talk: Better U. Music credit: "By Grace" by Poddington Bear.

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Using a Better U Pedometer

You don't have to be a pro athlete to be healthy. Learn how a pedometer can help you walk your way to a healthier you with help from Food Talk: Better U. Music credit: "Breadtime" by Podington Bear.

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Using a Better U Resistance Band

Strength training exercises that anyone can do! Unlike weights or other traditional training aids, resistance bands can be adjusted to suit an individual's needs. For ideas on how to work resistance bands into your healthy lifestyle, start with these exercises from Food Talk: Better U. Music credit: "Humble Pie" by Podington Bear.

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Better U Beach Ball Exercises

You don't need a special medicine ball to exercise! Watch and learn how common items like a simple beach ball and help you achieve a healthy lifestyle with these exercises from Food Talk: Better U. Music credit: "Colocate" by Podington Bear.

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How to make Tuscan Pasta

A favorite recipe from our Food Talk: Better U courses - Tuscan Pasta provides servings of vegetables, whole grains, and dairy. Inspired by the Mediterranean diet, this simple entrée stands alone as a quick, family friendly meal. Pair it with a simple green salad to fill out your plate. Find the recipe at https://www.foodtalk.org/content/tuscan-pasta Music credit: "Boogie Patrol" by Podington Bear.

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How to make Dirty Rice and Black Eyed Peas

A favorite recipe from our Food Talk: Better U courses - Dirty Rice and Black Eyed Pease uses reduced-sodium broth and provides servings of vegetables, whole grains, and is a good source of protein. Find the recipe at https://www.foodtalk.org/content/dirty-rice-black-eyed-peas Music credit: "Twosome" by Podington Bear.

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How to make Greens with Beans

A favorite recipe from our Food Talk: Better U courses - our take on collards in Greens with Beans adds protein and flavor without adding lots of sodium or fat. Find the recipe at https://www.foodtalk.org/content/greens-beans Music credit: "Onward" by Podington Bear.

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How to make Pueblo Chili

A favorite recipe from our Food Talk: Better U courses - our Pueblo Chili recipe ups the veggie servings for a popular dish. https://www.foodtalk.org/content/pueblo-chili Music credit: "Fits" by Podington Bear.

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I Wasn’t Planning for This to Happen Today…

Have you ever had good intentions to cook a homemade dinner for your family, when something unexpected got in the way?

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It’s All About the Money, Honey

Why does it seem like eating healthy food is more expensive than unhealthy food? Shouldn’t it be the other way around? Most of us have experienced this frustrating reality — check out what these moms have to say.

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Got Wheels?

Transportation can be a challenge sometimes — and can make cooking healthy meals for your family hard — does this scenario sound familiar?

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Sweet Deceit

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with unwanted weight gain and obesity. Choosing better beverages, like water, is a smart choice for the whole family and for your wallet. Choose health: drink water.