Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
Excessive amounts of sugar contribute to the risk of obesity in children.
Current research and other data indicate breastfeeding offers benefits to both infants and parents.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos and blog resources.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos, and blogs.
Important facts about vegetables and a great Spaghetti Squash Pasta Primavera recipe.
Choose MyPlate and make 1/2 your plates fruits & vegetables, choose whole grains, lean meats & beans & low fat dairy for healthy meals.
Washing our hands should be our first step every time we enter into the kitchen! Hand washing will fight against germs and foodborne illnesses.
Popcorn makes a great healthy snack!
Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
10 Tips sheets were included in the food boxes at the local Community Center
A healthy weight management program that that educates you on tools to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Learn tips on how to start and continue healthy lifestyle goals.
Try these easy holiday food swaps.
Gardening and Physical Activity: Quick Fact from Eva.
Learn how water helps your body and tips on how to incorporate water throughout the day.
This recipe is very nutritious and delicious and helps with prevention of diseases.
LSU AgCenter Agent contributed to a neighborhood, helping the residents to adopt healthy food choices and get them to be more active.
The Bogalusa Mayor’s Wellness Councils Bogalusa Strong healthy communities program wins the National Rural Health Day Community Star Award.
This classic chickpea dip is easy to make and a versatile dish.
Get your kids to eat eggplant by trying this Eggplant Parmesan Sticks recipe.
Eating meals together is good for all family members. The more time spent on home food preparation, the higher the nutritious quality.
The Dairy Alliance has offered a challenge: Raise Your Mitt and Commit to eating at least 1 meals to together each day with your family.
Meals can taste great without the added sugars, salts, fats, and calories.
Arthritis affects many Americans and leads to a great amount of pain that is caused by inflammation in the joints.
Gardening is good exercise. Make it a family affair or a community project. The results are lots of good veggies & getting some fresh air & physical activity.
Fitness can be fun for youth and adults.
Try this easy family friendly fruit tie activity to impress dad this Father's Day.
Are you planning to cook a breakfast or brunch for dad on Father's Day? Try these easy fruit ties to add servings of fruit that are packed with vitamins.
Grains foods are any foods are made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or any other cereal grain.
Making little changes can make a big difference for your health in the long run, plus an apple nacho recipe that's super easy to make for an after school snack!
Find out how recess and physical education positively impact your child's education and about Wellness Policies that every school is required to implement.
Cardiovascular disease claims about 2,300 American lives each day. Together we can change that by creating opportunities for people to make healthier choices.
One of the important things we should think of when we hear nutrition is fruits and vegetables!
Healthy Communities work in Jefferson Parish: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & Walk & Bike to School Day along with a Video
Not sure which foods are part of the Grains Food Group and how much you should consume? Check this article out.
Suggestions for adding physical activity to a day can keep you healthy and happy.
A diet rich in fruits can benefit your health in many ways; most importantly, improve your heart health.
Great way to add a grain to your salad. Try this tasty recipe.
Healthy Alternative for King Cake.
The vegetable food group is divided into five subgroups based on their nutrient content.
While it is not always preventable, there have been studies that link diet as a way to prevent some cancers.
Add fruits to your meals.
Looking for ways to include whole grains in your diet? Try these tips.
Are you including grains in your daily diet? If not, continue reading to learn why it is important to eat grains.
Winter is when most citrus fruits are the sweetest and juiciest.
Physical activity is recommended for everyone. National parks can offer exercise and time experiencing nature.
We should consume foods in the dairy group.
Vegetables are nutritious and delicious.
You should make half your grains "whole" each day!
Learn to make Salmon Patties with 6 ingredients. This recipe features a low fat protein with 110 Calories & 12 grams of protein per serving.
An Infographic describing the work of Karen Marie Jones/ Area Nutrition Agent in Jefferson Parish with Seniors and the Impact made on those audiences.
Why eating salads can benefit your health in many different ways
This Vegetable Santa Claus will bring smiles to young and old and provide a serving of vegetables, also. This recipe is simple to construct and
Serving a Vegetable Platter that looks like a turkey is a delicious, nutritious way to incorporate more vegetables into your Thanksgiving feast.
3rd Graders at Hazel Park Hilda Knoff Elementary School in Jefferson Parish participate in the Body Quest curriculum with Karen Marie the SalubriousRD
Learn how to make tortilla roll-ups with this recipe video. Youth Lesson # 4 Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole From Pub. 3128
Teaches clients the skills to cut fruits and vegetables safely with the correct tool/knife and, using food safety techniques.
LSU AgCenter Nutrition Minute Video on apples.
Fun at the Farmers Market. Tags: fun, farmers market, fruits, vegetables, learn, taste
Prepare for the Worst & Hope for the Best! . Tags: hurricane preparedness, prepare, foods to stock, be prepared
Creole Tomatos. Tags: creole tomato, red, ripe, grown, farmers' markets, side of road or under bridges, supermarkets
What is the Unwanted BBQ Guest? Listeria. Tags: BBQ, parties, foodborne illness, temperature, bacteria, food
Nutrition Month Tips. Tags: muscle, protein, fat, healthy, carbs, sugar, salt
Winter Health. Tags: winter, flu, cold, hand washing, clothes, flu shot, healthy eating
Food Allergies and Children. Tags: nuts, food allergies, children, diaper rash, wheat, cow's milk
Simple Abundance. Tags: Health, lsu Agcenter, simple abundance, Sarah Ban Breathnach
Blue and Red Foods. Tags: tomatoes, purple potatoes, vitamin C, potassium, anti-oxidants
10 Food Safety Tips to Keep Germs Out of Your Holiday Meal. Tags: food safety, germs, temperature. food utensils
The Challenging Roles of Grandparents. Tags: parents, elders, roles, reminisce, challenging, feelings
It's Pumpkin Time Everyone!!!!. Tags: pumpkin, Halloween, Thanksgiving, cholesterol, fat, sodium, vitamins, antioxidant, beta-carotene
Holiday Turkey Safety. Tags: turkey,holiday,foodborne,illness,safety,food,refrigerator,thaw,temperature
Let’s Be Safe Rather Than Sorry!. Tags: Food safety
From brown rice to basmati rice: A guide to the healthiest types of rice. Tags: basmati, brown rice, fiber, jasmine, rice white rice, whole grains
Making Celebrations fun, healthy and active. Tags: parties, healthy, physical activities, festive, moving, healthier recipes
Energy-boosting foods to keep students alert and focused. Tags: back to school, students, snacks, energy-boosting foods, energy, fatigue, depression, fiber, protein, whole grains
Orleans SNAP-Ed Rocks. Tags: SNAP-Ed,Orleans,healthy,MyPlate,happy,me,guide,obesity
A New Concept for Raising Children - Co-parenting. Tags: values, children, couple, divorce, parent, father, mother, outcomes
Trick or Treat Where Treats Don't Have to be Candy. Tags: Halloween Treats Halloween candy
Building a MyPlate Healthy Sandwich. Tags: lunch boxes, MyPlate, sandwich, healthy, grains, vegetables and fruits, proteins, dairy
30 MyPlate Steps to a Healthier You. Tags: 30, MyPlate, Steps, veggie, broil, fruits, stationary bike
Bean There Done That. Tags: beans, bean, red beans, nutrition, protein, my plate, dietary guideline, healthy lifestyle, meat and beans
Get Ready, Get Set.............Stop!!!!!. Tags: SoFAS
Make your plate look like a Pro. Tags: professional chef, create, planning, plating, color, texture
Stay hydrated with these refreshing summer foods. Tags: hydration, dehydration, watermelon, cucumber, berries, peppers
A Cool Summer Treat. Tags: fruits,frozen,nutrients,calories,vitamins,hydrate,benefits,digestion
What about Watermelon?. Tags: summertime, watermelon, nutrition, lycopene, summer, fruit
Back to School May Also Mean Back to Bag Lunches. Tags: back to school, bag lunch, food safety, lunchboxes
It’s a SNAP. Tags: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, snap, snap-ed, lsu agcenter, nutrition, my plate, food stamp program
Celebrating our Parents. Tags: fathers, parents, homeless, fatherlessness, facts, adopted, foster
What's in season for the summer in the dark green and orange. Tags: dark green, orange, apricots, carrots, collard green, okra
Pair these superfoods for some major health benefits. Tags: fats, vitamins, combine foods, superfood
Start Walking Now. Tags: physically,active,health,benefits,aerobic,walking,steps,heart,disease,guidelines,lifestyle
Quench Your Thirst. Tags: Nutrition, Water
Asparagus. Tags: vegetable, asparagus, vitamins B, B6, A, steamed, blanched, pureed, grilled, chopped
Eat cool to stay cool this summer: Foods to keep your body temp down. Tags: cold soups, fruit, gazpacho, spicy food, summer, summer foods, vegetables, watermelon
Brain Talk part 3. Tags: mind, study, research, generation, magnetic resonance, transfusion
The New Vacation is a "Staycation". Tags: vacation, family, staycation, fun, inexpensive