Food & Health
Through community-based approaches, Michigan State University Extension delivers high-quality and affordable education to serve the needs of children, youth, families and communities in urban, rural and suburban areas. MSU Extension programming promotes healthy lifestyles and educates Michigan residents, allowing each individual to acquire the skills to take control and manage his or her personal health, consume an affordable and nutritious diet, improve self, family and community relationships, reduce the spread of disease and to be a leader in the food industry.
September 1, 2014 | Pam Daniels | Be cautious as cooler temperatures start to move in this fall.
August 28, 2014 | B'Onko Sadler | Everyone knows there are calories in our food, but what do you really know about calories and their importance in our diets?
August 28, 2014 | B'Onko Sadler | What’s in your food – nutrients or just calories? Knowing might make you reevaluate things you consume on a regular basis.
August 28, 2014 | Erin Powell | Food deserts not only reduce food options, but also contribute to poor health and are associated with lower quality of life.
August 28, 2014 | Lisa Treiber | Blight, frost? Tomatoes need to be disease-free and in good shape for food preservation.
August 27, 2014 | Jeannie Nichols | Late blight on tomatoes and potatoes is a devastating fungal disease that has surfaced in Michigan.
August 27, 2014 | Laurie Messing | Do you need to pre-sterilize jars before home canning?
August 27, 2014 | Michelle Jarvie | It may be worth risking a little bad breath for the nutritional benefits of this ancient health food.
August 25, 2014 | Dawn Earnesty | Small changes to an everyday routine at work can have major benefits when it comes to being healthy and improving work performance.
August 25, 2014 | Gail Innis | Elevated levels of cortisol compromise health and wellbeing; explore solutions for improved outcomes.
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Date: Sep 2, 2014
Location: MSU Extension office, 5303 S. Cedar St., Lansing, MI, 48911
Date: Sep 4, 2014
Location: Tuscola County MSU Extension, 362 Green Street, Caro, MI 48723
Date: Sep 4, 2014 - Sep 25, 2014
Location: Holy Cross Church, 30650 Six Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Cooking for Crowds
- Cooking Matters
- Cottage Food Law
- Dining with Diabetes
- Eat Healthy, Be Active
- Eat Smart, Live Strong
- Eating Right is Basic (ERIB)
- Food Preservation
- Michigan Fresh
- Michigan MarketMaker
- My Way to Wellness
- National Diabetes Prevention Program
- Project FRESH
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
- Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH
- Show Me Nutrition
- Worksite Wellness
- A Change for Life
- CDC Prediabetes Screening Test
- Disease Prevention Management programs
- Eat Right - Active Life
- Facts About Gluten
- MI Health Matters Resources
- Nutrition and Physical Activity Fact Sheets
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger Promotional Items
- Safe Home Processing of Poultry (E2898)
- Three videos with tips for consumers for safe food handling