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5 Things To Do in March

This Month - Finding the Truth

Apple and Computer1. Check out 

Credible Sources Count! This is a fun, interactive quiz about Internet sources. Test your knowledge of credible and reliable web sources and turn up your computer’s volume. Good luck!

http://library.acadiau.ca/tutorials/webevaluation/

Evaluating Internet Health Information is an online narrated tutorial from the National Institute of Health’s National Library of Medicine. This tutorial has information specific to health websites and uses two “fake” websites as examples of what to look for when going online with questions about health issues.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval_start.html#

2. Explore a website

Have you been to Healthfinder yet? Check out Health Topics A to Z, National Health Observances, Health News and more. Don’t miss this important site, and stay connected with their online community.

http://healthfinder.gov/

3. Track your food and fitness

SuperTracker can help you plan, analyze and track your diet and physical activity. Find out what and how much to eat; track foods, physical activities and weight; and personalize with goal setting, virtual coaching and journaling.

4. Check into health-related claims

Quackwatch.org is a website run by a network of people working to combat health-related frauds, fads and myths by citing peer-reviewed journal articles.

5. Try the featured recipes

This month’s recipes include a delicious muffin recipe, a homemade snack mix for on-the-go snacks, a baked bean side dish that makes a perfect accompaniment for Spring’s grilled menus, and a tasty dessert featuring fresh fruit.  Enjoy!

Oatmeal and Apple Muffins

Oatmeal and Apple Muffins

Trail Mix

Trail Mix

Sizzling Baked Beans

Sizzling Baked Beans

Vanilla Fruit Tarts

Vanilla Fruit Tarts

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This project is supported by the Rural Health & Safety Education Competitive Grant Program of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), grant number 2013-46100-21467.

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