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Mar 4, 2024

MyPlate, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s dietary guidelines for daily health, recommends one-half of your plate at any meal should include fruits and vegetables; one-quarter each for grains and proteins, and one serving of dairy. March is National Nutrition Month and K-State Research and Extension nutrition and wellness educator, Priscilla Brenes, says the month should help Americans focus attention on the importance of making informed choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. She stresses that we need to be mindful that we’re making the healthy choice the easy choice.

Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.

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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.