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 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.
October 19, 2014 | Sarah Sleziak Johnson | FARE’s The Teal Pumpkin Project and MSU Extension challenge you to have non-food treats available for trick-or-treaters with food allergies. Paint a pumpkin teal to spread food allergy awareness and that you have non-food treats available.
October 17, 2014 | Sarah Eichberger | Regional event inspires action.
October 17, 2014 | Laurie Messing | Plan your meals and grocery shopping in advance to add more fruits and vegetables to your plate.
October 16, 2014 | Karen Pace | Emotional eating is associated with overeating and eating disorders.
October 16, 2014 | Holly Tiret | Follow up and follow through to ensure quality health care.
October 16, 2014 | Jeannie Nichols | Sunflower seeds are very versatile. They can be eaten or fed to the birds.
October 15, 2014 | Suzanne Pish | Rather than letting jealousy affect your relationship with others, use its appearance as a reason to work on yourself and to understand the fears that drive it.
October 14, 2014 | Thomas Long | The growing obesity trend in our county is a national concern. Learn how MSU Extension is helping to address the issue.
October 13, 2014 | Shannon Lindquist | Early lunch hours and long bus rides are the makings of hungry kids; here are some hints to healthy after school snacks.
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Date: Oct 21, 2014
Location: MSU Extension, 21885 Dunham Rd. Ste. 12, Clinton Twp., MI 48036
Date: Oct 22, 2014 - Nov 19, 2014
Location: St. Andrew Episcopal Church, 525 Weiss St. Gaylord, MI 49735
Date: Oct 22, 2014
- 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