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March Is National Nutrition Month: Time to Spring Into Health

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Many of you are probably feeling guilty for indulging during the Holidays but here is another opportunity to re evaluate those New Year's resolutions. National Nutrition month is the perfect time to re-focus our health needs and kick-start our health goals.

Know Your Strawberry History

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What is it about strawberries? The supermarkets place them front and center in the produce department. It’s a common fruit flavor selection in many prepared foods: strawberry ice cream, strawberry yogurt, strawberry milkshake, and even non-foods, like strawberry chewing gum, strawberry lip balm and strawberry air freshener.

Commission Update: California Strawberry Farmers Exhibit Commitment to Safety, Environment and Communities

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For more than 50 years, California’s family strawberry farmers have exhibited a commitment to safety, the environment and their communities. In fact, the state’s strawberry farmers have pioneered global breakthroughs in organic, environmental and pest management practices – all of which have contributed to improved safety and reduced impact to the environment.

New Twists on Healthy Snacks (Seen @ FNCE!)

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As a nutrition and health editor, I love to nerd out and learn about new food-related research breakthroughs and try new twists on favorite healthy foods. So I was more than excited to attend one of my favorite nutrition events of the year—the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE)—in Atlanta this week.

8 Great Summer Foods That Are Good For You, Too

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Farmers markets are brimming with beautiful, ripe produce for the picking, local foods are flooding the supermarket, and it's finally time for juicy berries and stone fruits to take center stage.

My Trip to Strawberryland + A Giveaway!

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After a magical trip to Santa Cruz, California last week, I’m back to tell you all about my time at the California Strawberries Farm Tour & Culinary Event! First, I want to thank the California Strawberry Commission for inviting me to visit Strawberryland.

Food Bloggers Tour California Strawberries

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Right in the field and in catered dishes, 10 food bloggers got up close and personal with strawberry flavors and saw some of the challenges growers face in a tour hosted by the California Strawberry Commission.

Right in the field and in catered dishes, 10 food bloggers got up close and personal with strawberry flavors and saw some of the challenges growers face in a tour hosted by the California Strawberry Commission. - See more at: http://www.thepacker.com/fruit-vegetable-news/Food-bloggers-tour-California-strawberries-268139512.html#sthash.U8VtHJA8.dpuf

Suck Those Bugs Right Out of the Soil

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I heard echoes of what consumers are asking about fresh produce as grower Rod Koda fielded questions from bloggers touring his Watsonville, Calif., strawberry field.

California Strawberries and Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey Kick Off National Strawberry Month

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Chef Showcases How Just Adding Strawberries Can Create Unique Summer Recipes

To celebrate National Strawberry Month in May, the California Strawberry Commission partnered with celebrity chef and restaurateur, Brian Malarkey, to take classic summer dishes from ordinary to fabulous by just adding strawberries.

If we were a country, we'd be top of the world

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We all know strawberries are big along the Central Coast; they jostle back and forth with lettuce as being the No. 1 gross value crop in Monterey County, and when they are No. 2, they’re a close second.