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Cultivating a Green Thumb

Posted on April 12, 2021

Harvesting fresh produce is an excellent opportunity to learn about the beauty of nature—and of course, about the benefits of healthy eating. From carefully picking the type of vegetable plant, such as cherry tomatoes, to watering, measuring and…

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Celery on the Side

Posted on March 22, 2021

Celery is a low calorie, water-based vegetable that offers a wide variety of nutritional benefits, such as vitamin A to support immunity, skin, eye and brain health; vitamin K to protect bones; folate for mental performance; potassium to support…

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5 Creative Ways to Increase Pandemic Meal Participation

Posted on March 11, 2021

The pandemic has been hard on teachers, parents and students alike, and that further impacts the performance of school nutrition programs. At Whitsons, we have seen how difficult it has been for schools to adjust, particularly when it comes to…

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Bring on the Breakfast!

Posted on March 8, 2021

This year, National School Breakfast Week is March 8-12th. The purpose and value of this National campaign is to emphasize the importance of eating a healthy breakfast every day. We believe in the importance of a healthy school breakfast…

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Bring on the Beets!

Posted on February 22, 2021

Not many people are aware of the many, many benefits of adding beets to your diet. They are good for your heart, improve blood and oxygen flow, reduce inflammation, improve digestive health, are good for your brain, have cancer fighting properties…

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February is American Heart Month

Posted on February 8, 2021

February is American Heart Month, a month that helps to serve as a reminder for all that committing to a healthy lifestyle is important, and that making healthy eating choices will lead to a lifetime of good heart health. Healthy eating habits start…

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How Schools Retain Control of Their Meal Program

Posted on February 4, 2021

The first priority of any school district is to create a nurturing environment that enables students to learn while providing confidence for parents to know their children are in the right hands. A lot of effort goes into creating such an…

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Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Posted on January 25, 2021

Oats are one of those wonderful superfoods that are full of countless nutritional benefits, containing important vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. Oats have been known to aid in weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of…

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Post-Holiday Regroup

Posted on January 11, 2021

After a holiday season filled with indulgent sweets and high calorie beverages, it’s difficult for some to get back into the routine of healthy eating. Here are a few great tips on how you can regroup after the holidays and get back on track.  …

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