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.
April 15, 2014 | Diana Alsayed Hassan | We often hear about wheat germ and its many health benefits, but what exactly is it and how can we use it to reap its health benefits?
April 15, 2014 | Imelda Galdamez | Add color and flavor to your spring BBQ with homemade guacamole.
April 11, 2014 | Leatta Byrd | The fun tradition of decorating and coloring eggs has the potential to turn dangerous if not following food safety guidelines.
April 11, 2014 | Chris Venvema | Fish needs to be canned in a pressure canner for food safety reasons.
April 11, 2014 | Kris Swartzendruber | Traditional ballpark food is known to be high in calories and fat. Healthier options, however, are becoming available throughout the U.S.
April 8, 2014 | Eileen Haraminac | Remember to follow these ham safety tips if preparing a ham for your next get together.
April 8, 2014 | Pam Daniels | What is a power food and what is all the hype?
April 8, 2014 | Cathy Newkirk | There are still ways you may be able to be insured.
April 7, 2014 | Pat Benton | Facts about SNAP in the 2014 Farm Bill.
April 4, 2014 | Denise Aungst | Children raised in environments with frequent affection and dialogue may be at a reduced risk for obesity compared to children raised in households with authoritian parenting styles.
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Date: Apr 16, 2014
Date: Apr 17, 2014 - May 22, 2014
Location: Beaumont Family Medicine Center, 44250 Dequindre Rd., Sterling Heights, MI 48314
Date: Apr 18, 2014 - May 23, 2014
Location: Lockwood of Burton, 2173 S Center Rd, Burton, MI 48519
- 4-H Health & Wellbeing
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Cooking for Crowds
- Cooking Matters
- Cottage Food Law
- Dining with Diabetes
- Eat Healthy, Be Active
- Eating Right is Basic (ERIB)
- Food Preservation
- Michigan Fresh
- Michigan MarketMaker
- National Diabetes Prevention Program
- Project FRESH
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
- Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH
- Show Me Nutrition
- A Change for Life
- CDC Prediabetes Screening Test
- Disease Prevention Management programs
- Eat Right - Active Life
- 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