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.
November 26, 2014 | Suzanne Pish | Michigan State University Extension has partnered with West Virginia University Extension to offer Stress Less with Mindfulness in Michigan.
November 26, 2014 | Ashley Parrish | What is actually considered a processed food? Are all processed foods unhealthy?
November 26, 2014 | Diana Fair | Are you dreading the holidays and all of the goodies that tempt us? You may be able to relate to this if you have diabetes. The good news is that you can survive the holidays without giving up your favorite holiday foods by following a few simple ideas.
November 26, 2014 | Dawn Earnesty | Leading by example, school employees can make a difference in the health of students. Resources to lead may be all around you.
November 26, 2014 | Sarah Eichberger | Cashier receipts, canned food and bicycle helmets all include BPA.
November 26, 2014 | Karen Pace | You can end emotional eating by developing a healthy relationship with your feelings.
November 26, 2014 | Tracie Abram | Give time and hope to someone living in poverty instead of monetary donations.
November 26, 2014 | Laurie Messing | The Thanksgiving feast is over, how do you safely store turkey leftovers?
November 25, 2014 | Lisa Treiber | Leftovers become dangerous to eat if they are not handled and stored properly.
November 25, 2014 | Julie Moberg | Hypothermia can be a serious risk in the elderly, especially during the winter season. Learn how to protect yourself and others against hypothermia.
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Date: Dec 1, 2014 - Dec 8, 2014
Location: Lapeer County MSU Extension Office, 1800 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer, MI 48446
Date: Dec 1, 2014
Date: Dec 2, 2014
Location: Huron County MSU Extension Office, 1142 S. Van Dyke Rd., Bad Axe, MI 48413
- 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 FoodCorps
- Michigan Fresh
- Michigan MarketMaker
- My Way to Wellness
- National Diabetes Prevention Program
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
- Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH
- Show Me Nutrition
- WIC Project FRESH
- 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
- Michigan Breastfeeding Initiative Mother-to-Mother Program
- 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
- Worksite Wellness Menu of Services
- Zoonotic Disease