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 21, 2014 | Christine Venema | For safe take-out food avoid the temperature danger zone!
November 21, 2014 | Ashley Parrish | Over 90 percent of the American population does not consume enough fiber in their daily diet.
November 21, 2014 | Diana Fair | When severe cold weather is predicted, what should you do to keep your home and family safe?
November 21, 2014 | Michelle Jarvie | How food date labels cause confusion and food waste.
November 19, 2014 | Kendra Wills | This Michigan-grown fruit hits its prime season with consumers in November.
November 18, 2014 | Teresa Clark-Jones | Trust affects many aspects of our lives.
November 17, 2014 | Eileen Haraminac | Winter storms and power outages can affect the safety of food. These tips can guard you and your family from food illnesses.
November 14, 2014 | Dawn Earnesty | Assessing your employee’s needs and interests are the key to creating a culture of health in the school employee environment.
November 14, 2014 | Jeannie Nichols | The average household will spend $54.18 on their Thanksgiving meal in 2014. Turkey is the main meat at Thanksgiving and the average 2014 cost is $1.15 per pound, so it is smart money management to handle this holiday meat safely.
November 13, 2014 | Elaine M. Bush | Flu vaccinations protect you and your family.
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Date: Nov 24, 2014
Location: Kent County Health Department, 700 Fuller Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Date: Nov 24, 2014
Date: Dec 1, 2014 - Dec 8, 2014
Location: Lapeer County MSU Extension Office, 1800 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer, MI 48446
- 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