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.
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.
August 22, 2014 | Diana Alsayed Hassan | You can’t always prevent high blood pressure, but avoiding certain behaviors can help.
August 22, 2014 | Jeannie Nichols | Having clean fruits and vegetables in packed school lunches does not mean they have been cleaned with soap and water.
August 22, 2014 | Ashley Parrish | Try including fresh eggplant into your diet this summer.
August 21, 2014 | Diana Fair | Children with diabetes have special concerns that need to be taken into account when planning for the beginning of the new school year.
August 21, 2014 | Laurie Messing | Keep the packed lunch you send to school safe.
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Date: Aug 28, 2014
Location: Isabella County MSU Extension Office, 200 N. Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
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
- 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