Choose MyPlate and make 1/2 your plates fruits & vegetables, choose whole grains, lean meats & beans & low fat dairy for healthy meals.
10 Tips sheets were included in the food boxes at the local Community Center
LSU AgCenter Agent contributed to a neighborhood, helping the residents to adopt healthy food choices and get them to be more active.
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.
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.
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.
Physical activity is recommended for everyone. National parks can offer exercise and time experiencing nature.
The Nutrition Agents and Nutrition Educator in Jefferson Parish came together to host their ALC on October 31, 2017.
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
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.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture