What is lactose intolerance, the problem it poses, milk options to choose for dietary adequacy.
June is Dairy Month! Show your bones some love and include 2-3 servings of Dairy per day.
School is out and there are so many wonderful things to do. So, let’s make it fun.
Is it hard for kids to remain healthy during a time of social distancing?
When you do not have enough money to cover your family’s basic living expenses and pay all your creditors, you face some difficult financial decisions.
Walking & bicycling are critical modes of transportation that deserve more attention. They're resilient transportation modes healthy for mind, body, & planet.
Grains are one of USDA’s Myplate food groups. According to the American Dietary Guidelines for Americans, we should make ½ our grains whole grains.
Figs are one of the most popular fruits grown in the South. They are a good source of dietary fiber, natural sugars, iron, calcium, and potassium.
Hang your next load of clean shirts, dresses or pants on hangers outside and let them dry in the warm spring sunshine and breeze. It will be good exercise.
Soy is a plant-based complete protein, containing all nine amino acids that does not come from an animal. Learn more about the health benefits of soy.
People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases.
Nutrition lessons taught at the outdoor kitchen in New Orleans City Park's Botanical Gardens for Family Medicine Residents at East Jefferson General Hospital.
(04/30/20) Two LSU AgCenter experts offered advice for those looking to stretch their dollars amid the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic
Handwashing is the single most important means of preventing the spread of infection. Follow these five steps for handwashing.
Highlight March as National Nutrition Month to encourage consumers to make small change to eating habits "bite by bite".
Build a Healthy Meal Video - Farmer's Market Meals - One-skillet Chicken with Green Beans and Tomatoes
Celebrate national nutrition month to learn more about the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
Dining with Diabetes, Nutrition events, Lunch and Learn "Clean Eating" and more.
Healthy Communities Bike Safety Partnership: Let's Ride in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Youth are learning biking skills to ride safely in their neighborhoods.
Find out more information about Fitbit, MyFitnessPal and Strava.
These tips help to reduce the risk of food borne illnesses.
Healthy Halloween Tips from the LSU AgCenter.
Physical activity using the Smoothie blender bike teaches youth to stay active while eating healthy.
Childhood Obesity is a major health issue in Louisiana.
Traditional meal times have changed to eating snacks or smaller meals throughout the day. Learn how to schedule healthy meals and snacks throughout the day.
This video explains how to make Favorite Bean Soup, using dried beans that are economical, healthy and delicious.. Come on, let's build a healthy meal together!
Bullying,Cyberbullying, and First Lady Melania Trump.
Health benefits of blueberries along with a tasty blueberry muffin recipe.
Health benefits of consuming catfish
Nutrition information that highlights Dairy and June is Dairy month with this video.
Learn about the health benefits of watermelon, including the essential vitamins and nutrients it contains. Bonus: Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe.
As we enter into hurricane season, this news article lists helpful LSU AgCenter fact sheets and publications.
Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe to enjoy on a summer salad is explained in a simple video from the LSU AgCenter.
Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos and blog resources.
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.
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.
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.
Meals can taste great without the added sugars, salts, fats, and calories.
How to get your kids to eat veggies
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.
Seniors in Jefferson Parish enjoy the Healthy eating series presented by Karen Marie the Salubrious RD. They have made positive dietary and exercise changes.
Fitness can be fun for youth and adults.
Healthy Communities work in Jefferson Parish: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & Walk & Bike to School Day along with a Video
Suggestions for adding physical activity to a day can keep you healthy and happy.
Using the Snap Ed banner theme: Active Life Healthy Life to spread the word about being active
Physical activity is recommended for everyone. National parks can offer exercise and time experiencing nature.
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.
This article describes the 5 groups from the MY PLATE: Fruits, Vegetables, Protein, Grains & Dairy/Calcium rich foods. A recipe for the MY PLATE WRAP is given.
Grand Isle Programming in Jefferson Parish including nutrition and 4H interventions. This video describes the Snap Ed & 4H teachings of the LSU AgCenter Agents
Grande Isle rests in the southern most point of Jefferson Parish. Karen Marie Jones, a nutrition Agent decided to focus her programming on the island in 2016.
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
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.
Preparing food supplies for a disaster can save a life. Be ready to have no utilities and survive.
This article is about watermelon, a wonderful, nutritious summertime fruit.
This article is about the history of the SNAP program and what the mission statement involves.
2011 report to stakeholders highlighting program efforts of the Jefferson Parish Family and Consumer Sciences staff.
Use this state map to locate your contact for assistance or training. (PDF Format Only)
Finding just the right child care setting for your child can prove to be a difficult task. Being informed can help make your decision a little easier. (PDF Format Only)
Do you need help paying your child care? The Louisiana Department of Social Services’ Child Care Assistance Program administers services for families eligible for child care assistance in the state. Information on how to apply included. (PDF Format Only)
One of the most important decisions you have to make as a parent is choosing a child care program. This checklist can assist you in comparing child care options to make the best choice for you and your child. (PDF Format Only)
How do you get head lice? How do you know if you have a head lice problem? How do you eliminate a head lice problem? Find these answers and more. (PDF Format Only)