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MSU Extension encourages eating healthy diets


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BESSEMER - To teach children how to eat healthier, Megan Martell, Michigan State University Extension program instructor, educated sixth grade students at Washington Elementary School Tuesday about how to choose healthier food and drink options.

At their last meeting, Martell said students learned how to interpret the nutrition information label on food packaging.

While holding a bag of candy, she said ingredients on the label are listed according to how much of an ingredient is in the food item.

She said the most common ingredients in candy are suga...

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