Green Vegetables

Score with Green Vegetables

Green vegetables are recognized as one of the most inexpensive sources of so many important nutrients. Green vegetables are low in calories and fats and are loaded with good amounts of vitamins and minerals. Green vegetables are rich sources of iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamins C, E, K, and many of the B vitamins – and, phyto-nutrients.

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Dawn Moen Goodbye blog (2)

Dawn Moen bids farewell to BLEND Friends!

Dawn Moen, BLEND Program Specialist, has spent the last year and a half helping Central MN live better, healthier lives through efforts like Safe Routes to School, Fit Kids Club Series and school nutrition policies. It’s time for her to say goodbye to all of her BLEND friends as she accepted a new job within the CentraCare Health Foundation as the government grants coordinator.

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Fit Kids Club

It’s Here! It’s Here!

The 2015 BLEND Fit Kids Club Series line-up of events has been finalized! Every child (age 12 and under) who registers with BLEND, pre-registers for the events and participates in 4 or more endorsed events will earn a customized beanie!

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Have fun with us at Earth Day Run

BLEND is once again sponsoring the 1K Youth Run and Kids Health & Fitness Expo at Earth Day Run on April 17, 2015.  Come out and have some fun with us!

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First of its kind map shows funded and unfunded bike/ped projects in Minnesota

A new map shows funded and unfunded pedestrian and bicycle projects in Minnesota. This unique tool helps support the argument that investing in Minnesota’s transportation system this session means a balanced, multi-modal approach that serves the needs of all Minnesotans.

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