Children need help in learning which foods are healthy for their bodies.
Many children identify foods by taste. If a food tastes good it must be good for you! However, some foods that taste good are not very healthy for our bodies. So choose foods that taste good and are also good for you!
Healthy foods include fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and low-fat dairy products.
Read all about Go, Slow & Whoa foods.
GO Foods—Eat almost anytime.
SLOW Foods—Eat sometimes, or less often.
WHOA Foods—Eat only once in a while or on special occasions.
It’s December and the holidays are upon us! It’s a time to remember the importance of spending time with family and friends.
It’s also a time of holiday traditions. Many of our holiday and family traditions center on food and drink.
Every party offers an enticing array of appetizers, cookies and desserts, and eggnog. With all the preparations and hectic schedules, sometimes people eat on the run or skip meals altogether.
Holiday parties and hectic schedules make it difficult to stick to a healthy lifestyle.
Find tips on our website to help you find that healthy choices can fit comfortably into any holiday celebration.
Commit to “Dining In” For Healthy Families on Family & Consumer Sciences Day, December 3, 2016!
In addition to the general suggestions on how to participate in Family & Consumer Sciences Day, there are many more specific ways that family and consumer sciences Cooperative Extension professionals can promote this special event!
Well, it’s almost December and the outdoor planting season is, essentially, over for the year but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still indulge your green thumb. If you can’t plant anything outside, you can still plant and grow something worthwhile inside — herbs.
People living in the rest of the country often try to grow herbs in a pot on the windowsill and while you can certainly try this system in a south or southwest-facing window, winter light alone can be insufficient for optimum growth and our heat and the intense sun may create scorching issues in the summer.
Find out tips on growing herbs indoors!