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.
December 19, 2014 | Dawn Earnesty | School employees can make a difference in the health of students through leading by example.
December 19, 2014 | Laurie Messing | Think food safety when sending food via mail.
December 19, 2014 | Ashley Parrish | What’s the big deal about salt and sodium intake?
December 18, 2014 | Christine Venema | Preserve this seasons cranberries by canning.
December 18, 2014 | Holly Tiret | Understanding younger ones’ first attempts at speech.
December 18, 2014 | Jeannie Nichols | Potlucks allow family and friends a way to have a meal without one person doing all of the food preparation. Potlucks provide food for nourishment and companionship for the soul.
December 16, 2014 | Teresa Clark-Jones | Many of us have difficulty completing this task.
December 16, 2014 | Karen Fifield | Salads are not always the low calorie food. Make informed choices for a healthy salad.
December 16, 2014 | Christine Venema | The easiest way to preserve cranberries is to freeze them.
December 16, 2014 | Kendra Wills | Read up on local and national food systems issues by checking out these library books.
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- 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