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An Introduction to

Separating Nutritional Facts from Fiction

ASCEND for Better Health

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A virtual center that brings together scientists, partner organizations, and communities to deliver science-based solutions that promote and elevate food and nutrition security for all Americans.

Food Allergy Action Month

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Learn about food allergies and sensitivities, as well as celiac disease and lactose intolerance. 

National Osteoporosis Month

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Do all you can to keep your bones healthy. Find a variety of information, tips and hints for preventing or reducing your risk for osteoporosis. 

National Herb Week

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Herbs and spices create flavorful meals without added sodium. Find herb culinary resources.

Nutrition Tips for Every Stage of Life

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I Want Resources For

Berry Bread Pudding

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This no-bake Berry Bread Pudding is the perfect dessert to introduce kids to the kitchen.

Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center

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Scientists at the USDA-ARS Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research (GFHNRC) undercover the role of nutrients in human health.

Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection: Strawberry Shortcake for Sunday Dinner

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Discover a traditional strawberry shortcake recipe featured on USDA’s ‘Housekeepers Chat’ radio program from 1931 in the USDA National Agricultural Library Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection 

USDA FoodData Central: Strawberries

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Discover nutrient content for strawberry products and variations in the USDA’s FoodData Central.