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.
Did you know that garlic is a staple ingredient in Mediterranean dishes?
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.
Walking is one of the most available tools for navigating our physical, emotional, and communal health.
Is it hard for kids to remain healthy during a time of social distancing?
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.
National Diabetes Awareness Month! Know the risks, healthy ways to eat, the Idaho diet, and Dining with Diabetes educational series.
Healthy Halloween Tips from the LSU AgCenter.
During the summer 2019, thirteen campers between the ages of 9 – 12 years old arrived at the NORD Gernon Brown Recreation Center in New Orleans.
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.
(07/02/19) The LSU AgCenter SNAP-Ed program and the Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans cancer survivorship program provide nutrition information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Using the Snap Ed banner theme: Active Life Healthy Life to spread the word about being active
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.
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.
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.
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