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.
October 31, 2014 | Ashley Parrish | There are many different types of yogurt on the market today. How can anyone tell the difference between each and which one is the healthier option?
October 30, 2014 | Steve Lovejoy | Is injury, illness or arthritis impacting your farming or ranching?
October 24, 2014 | Lisa Treiber | As it’s getting cold outside mice can be big problems once they have gained access to your interior, not only for the spread of potential disease, but also the damage they may create.
October 24, 2014 | Pamela Daniels | Be mindful of those with dietary restrictions this upcoming holiday season.
October 23, 2014 | Dawn Earnesty | Leading by example, school employees can make a difference in the health of students.
October 23, 2014 | Diana Fair | Ebola is a virus that mainly occurs in Africa. There the virus is present in animals which aren’t affected, but people can contract the virus from these animals and then spread it to other human beings.
October 22, 2014 | Dixie Sandborn | As summer comes to an end, it’s time for the last garden clean up to take place. What should you do with that last cabbage, stray peppers and random onions that have survived the frost?
October 21, 2014 | Diane Brown | The final workshop in the Grow it! Cook it! Eat it! series will be held Nov. 12, 2014, in Lansing, Michigan and will feature winter squash and pumpkins.
October 21, 2014 | Michelle Jarvie | Putting it all together.
October 20, 2014 | Diana Fair | Are you or your family planning a visit to a local pumpkin patch this month? October is a favorite time of year to start thinking about all the wonderful things you can do with a pumpkin.
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Date: Nov 3, 2014
Date: Nov 3, 2014 - Nov 10, 2014
Location: Lapeer County MSU Extension Office, 1800 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer, MI
Date: Nov 6, 2014
Location: Michigan Technological University Memorial Union, Houghton, 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 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