Oct 24, 2022
Food is one of the joys of the holidays. Unfortunately, holiday foods often contain lots of fats and sugar. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. K-State Research and Extension nutrition, food and health agent for the Southwind District, Clara Wicoff says fats and sugar can be reduced by focusing on the “star” ingredients – fruits and vegetables. She says recipes can be made healthier by making a few ingredient modifications or substitutions.
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