National Nutrition Month 2024: Beyond the Table

Many things come to mind when thinking about nutrition “beyond the table.” Perhaps your mind wanders to dreams of a romantic homestead full of rich produce and a laughing family. It might be that your heart is pulled toward the injustices and inequities faced by migrant farmers. Or maybe the memory of your grandmother cooking a traditional meal from your heritage plays in your mind.
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Roasted Radishes

What do you do with radishes? They’re spicy, maybe a little smelly to some people … but overall, a vegetable that needs a glow up. This recipe is that glow up! It’s easy, low carb and a good source of fiber, vitamin C, folate and more. When cooked radishes take on a soft potato-like texture and lose their sharp bite. They’re great roasted, pan fried and even boiled in soups. –Dana Mealing, RDN, LDN

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States?

Colorectal cancer is cancer that starts within the colon or rectum and can spread throughout the body. Although rate of colorectal cancer has been declining by about 1% a year in older adults, according to the American Cancer Society, the rates in people younger than 55 has steadily been increasing by 1% to 2% a year since the mid-1990s.

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