Michigan State University Extension nutrition aims to improve the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behavior of how individuals view nutrition. Through promotion, planning and delivery our staff works with diverse audiences at a local, county and state level to help implement everyday changes to individuals and family diets for an increased nutritional well-being.
August 28, 2014 | B'Onko Sadler | Everyone knows there are calories in our food, but what do you really know about calories and their importance in our diets?
August 28, 2014 | B'Onko Sadler | What’s in your food – nutrients or just calories? Knowing might make you reevaluate things you consume on a regular basis.
August 28, 2014 | Erin Powell | Food deserts not only reduce food options, but also contribute to poor health and are associated with lower quality of life.
August 27, 2014 | Michelle Neff | Many schools, sports groups and youth organizations fund raise to earn money for their programs. This article explores different ways to raise funds that don’t put unhealthy treats and food into the community.
August 27, 2014 | Michelle Jarvie | It may be worth risking a little bad breath for the nutritional benefits of this ancient health food.
August 22, 2014 | Ashley Parrish | Try including fresh eggplant into your diet this summer.
August 21, 2014 | Diana Fair | Children with diabetes have special concerns that need to be taken into account when planning for the beginning of the new school year.
August 21, 2014 | Laurie Messing | Keep the packed lunch you send to school safe.
August 19, 2014 | Diana Fair | Salad is a quick to prepare, easy lunch whether you’re taking it to work, going on a picnic or staying at home.
August 19, 2014 | Sarah Eichberger | Healthier school meals are a promising strategy to improve the diets of children.
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Date: Sep 4, 2014 - Oct 9, 2014
Location: Fraser Woods, 17195 Fraser Wood Drive, 48026
Date: Sep 4, 2014 - Sep 25, 2014
Location: Osceola County Commission on Aging, Evart, MI
Date: Sep 15, 2014 - Oct 27, 2014
Location: Onaway Senior Center, 4203 S. Lynn St., Onaway, MI
- Cooking Matters
- Eat Healthy, Be Active
- Eat Smart, Live Strong
- Eating Right is Basic (ERIB)
- Healthy Harvest
- Jump Into Foods and Fitness (JIFF)
- Michigan Fresh
- Michigan Good Food
- My Way to Wellness
- Project FRESH
- Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH
- Show Me Nutrition
- Worksite Wellness