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Health and Nutrition

Participants workout at a Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Class

Jamie Rathbun


Family and Community Wellness Agent
Post Rock Extension District



The food we eat and how much we move both have great impacts on our overall health. A diet rich of fruits and vegetables helps fuel and maintain a healthy body. Physical activity strengthens bones and muscles, improves cardiovascular health, protects against many health conditions, increases energy, controls weight, and improves mental health and mood. 
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Seasonal and Simple App

Seasonal and Simple App

Seasonal and Simple is a guide to help you select, store and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables. The recipes use simple preparations and seasonings, so you can taste the goodness of a fruit or vegetable at the peak of its flavor. The fruits and vegetables are listed in the guide by their growing season — spring, summer and fall. Nutrients and associated health benefits are listed with each fruit or vegetable.

Use this guide to choose fruits and vegetables in season and get all the benefits — food that tastes good, is good for you and is reasonably priced.

Download the free Seasonal and Simple app for iPhone and Android so your premium guide to finding, selecting, preparing and storing fresh fruits and vegetables in Nebraska will be right in the palm of your hand. Once you have downloaded the app. It will use your location to find local farmer’s markets, with their information. The app currently works in Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas. Seasonal and Simple is also available for your desktop at: http://seasonalandsimple.info.

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