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Cooperative Extension programs are designed to help individuals to choose healthy food choices and to lead a physically active lifestyle.
- Eat Smart for a Healthy Heart – a series of classes designed for individuals interested in a heart healthy diet.
- Dining with Diabetes – foods program for people with diabetes or who are pre-diabetic.
- Boning Up on Health – a program featuring ways to reduce the risk of osteoporosis.
- Think Healthy – Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Through Diet – explores possible linkages between eating specific foods and development of Alzheimer’s Disease.
- Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) – a nutrition education program for low-income families with young children.
- FoodSkills – a series of workshops designed for low-income individuals who do not meet the criteria for EFNEP.
- Kick It Up with Nutrition – designed for middle-school age youth to address the rising concerns about obesity.
- Healthy Habits Healthy Start – an online class for those individuals working with preschool aged children.
- Cost Effective Nutrition and Menu Ideas – program gives tips on how to reduce the cost of food while still preparing nutritious meals.
- Meal Time in Less Time – program helps participants take the stress out of getting food on the table despite hectic schedules.
- Clueless in the Kitchen – a series of lessons designed and taught by Master Foods Educators to help individuals who do not know how to cook.
- Getting the Most Out of Eating Locally – a workshop that examines availability of locally grown foods.
- Cooking from the Garden – classes feature how to prepare foods grown locally, especially less familiar fruits and vegetables.
- Fruits and Vegetables – Slide presentation showing how to make half your plate fruits and vegetables. The information gives you ideas for selection and creative ways to incorporate them into all your meals.