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The University of Illinois is asking some important and tasty questions with Do You Know Where Your Food Comes From? at http://urbanext.illinois.edu/food. The menu has so many exciting options. As the choices flash before your eyes, click on one to begin. Here is an all-star snack favorite: popcorn. Did you know that we have been eating these delicate, buttery kernels for 8,000 years? How about apples? I bet you did not know they were related to roses. From fruits to grains, this site will open your eyes to the stories behind your classic food favorites.
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No matter who you are or where you live, one thing is for sure: You have to eat! Find inspiration at The Wee Kiwis: Cooking for Kids, www.weekiwis.com/
recipes.html, where kid-friendly recipes are waiting for eager testers. Are you a fan of all things sticky and sweet? Well Monkey Bread is the perfect pick for you. If you are just looking for a smooth, cold drink to quench your thirst, check out the Chilly Orange Drink. Or you can tame your hunger with a cheesy quesadilla, a quick delicious snack. Are you full yet?
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Many foods are certainly tasty, but are they healthy and nutritious? Find out more at The Bad Fats Brothers, www.badfatsbrothers.com/ BFB.html. Meet Sat and Trans, but don't let them break your heart as you mouse around to discover all the tasty artery cloggers they love. Did you know Sat loves T-bone steaks and ice cream sundaes, while Trans enjoys his food deep-fried? Your new knowledge of fats and their health repercussions will have you feeling different about your favorite drive-through in no time!
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Meet up with the Fruit and Veggie Color Champions at www.foodchamps.org to learn all you need to know about colorful, healthy eating. Type in your screen name and choose a champion such as fruit lover Big Pauly as your guide. If your taste buds are tempted, click on Recipes and find plenty of tantalizing recipe cards featuring delectable dishes, including Banana in a Blanket. Check out Artwork, where you can scan in and display your own fruit or veggie masterpiece. Then head to Activity Pages and print out stickers to track your appetite.
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Discover the ins and outs of the benefits of organic farming at Think Globally, Act Locally, Go Organic, http://library.thinkquest.org/06aug/01220. Check out Organic Basics for details on this popular, homegrown way of life. Read through personal stories at Farm Diaries, where you will learn all about the fun and responsibility that comes along with farming. If you have more questions, find answers in Interviews, where farmers tackle tough topics on organic farming.
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