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.
January 29, 2015 | Suzanne Pish | Having close friends and family has far-reaching benefits for your health. Here's how to build and maintain these essential relationships.
January 29, 2015 | Dawn Earnesty | Making healthy, diabetic friendly purchases without increasing the grocery bill.
January 29, 2015 | LaShawn Brown | Is a gym membership worth it?
January 28, 2015 | Randy Bell | One third of all food produced worldwide goes to waste resulting in continued world hunger and adverse effects to the environment.
January 28, 2015 | Cathy Newkirk | Several tests can be performed to determine if you are suffering from kidney disease.
January 28, 2015 | Suzanne Pish | Though many people have trouble speaking up or are afraid of questioning their doctor’s authority, it’s important that conversations about your health be a two-way dialogue between you and your clinician.
January 26, 2015 | Beth Waitrovich | Prepare poultry safely.
January 26, 2015 | Lisa Treiber | Following these food safety rules will keep fans safe and make you the winner!
January 23, 2015 | Diana Fair | It’s not too late to still get a flu shot. Flu season typically runs from October until February, but influenza can be contracted at any time of the year.
January 23, 2015 | Gretchen Stelter | Tips for a better night’s sleep.
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Date: Jan 30, 2015 - Mar 13, 2015
Location: 1231 Selden St Detroit, MI 48201
Date: Feb 2, 2015
Date: Feb 3, 2015 - Mar 10, 2015
Location: Pleasant Valley, Lot 32, 1704 S. M-52, Owosso, MI
- 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
- Physician Immunization Updates
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
- Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH
- Show Me Nutrition
- Together We Can
- 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