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Consuming a variety of nutritious foods and beverages keeps you performing and looking your best, whether you are 8, 18, or 80. Discover how to eat well and find some easy, great tasting, and great-for-you recipes by visiting the sites listed below:

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Featured Recipe

In support of Operation Live Well's mission of keeping active duty military members, their families and civilians in the best shape, we're pleased to share nutritious recipes from Guard Your Health—–a resource for the Army National Guard Community. 

For more inspiring ideas, visit Guard Your Health!

Celebrate summer with these tasty Fish Tacos with Peach Salsa!

fish tacos with peach salsa

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