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Healthy To A "T": Cucumber Health Benefits!

Healthy to a T-June 2016

Possible Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is well known to reduce the risk of many health conditions including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and overall mortality. Below are the specific benefits of consuming the refreshing, crisp cucumber.

Hydration – Since the cucumber is made up of 96% water and full of electrolytes, it is a perfect food… CLICK TO DOWNLOAD!

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (English Version) & (Spanish Version)

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (English Version)

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In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

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New USDA Nutrition Standards

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Nutrition Standards for
USDA School Nutrition Programs

School meals across the country will take a more healthy approach this fall when new USDA requirements take effect. The National School Lunch Program (NSLP), administered by the USDA, released new meal and nutrition standards in January 2012 – the first major update in 15 years. This is good news for over 32 million children who will benefit from the requirements, which are designed to improve the health and nutrition of students while helping maintain a healthy weight. The changes are part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act passed by congress and championed by First Lady Michelle Obama as part of her Let’s Move! campaign.

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