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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.
In This Issue: Managing in Tough Times, Eat Tomatoes for your Heart and Health Healthy Recipe.
Nutrition blog, Frequently Asked Questions and Greek Ambrosia recipe.
It is known as the “silent killer.” This chronic illness got its nickname because there are no symptoms or warning signs.
The best ways to prevent getting COVID-19 are handwashing, avoiding sick people, and social distancing.
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.
March-April newsletter contains information on FCS Community Coalition, Nutrition Blog and includes a Healthy Recipe.
March newsletter announcing upcoming events Achievement Day, Community Service, Cookery Contest, Summer Camp, 4-H U, LOST camp, and Marsh Maneuvers.
Celebrate national nutrition month to learn more about the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
March is here and although I haven’t seen the pecan trees breaking buds yet, it’s pretty safe to say that it’s pretty safe to plant warm-season vegetables now.
Dining with Diabetes, Nutrition events, Lunch and Learn "Clean Eating" and more.
February 4-H Newsletter announcing the upcoming events District Livestock Show, Jr Leader Conference, Summer Camp and 4-H University.
Find information on fertilizing plants.
FCS Nutrition newsletter with upcoming events, nutrition blog and healthy recipe.
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.
The January Clover Chronicle has information on the upcoming events that are being held.
Smart Portions - A Healthy Weight Loss Management Program coming soon to River Parishes Community College, Nutrition Blog, Healthy Recipe.
Newsletter contains information for Leaders and 4-H'ers on the upcoming events and programs that are scheduled.
These tips help to reduce the risk of food borne illnesses.
Winn Dixie Grocery Store Tour participants included: Ivy Mathieu, Laureen Arceneaux and Larry Sorapuru. They are checking the serving size of the vegetables.
Update on United Way funding for school gardens, Summer Camp and 4-H University.
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.
Meeting minutes from the Forum meeting identifying strengths and weakness of the parish relating to becoming healthier.
Physical activity using the Smoothie blender bike teaches youth to stay active while eating healthy.
Monthly Nutrition Newsletter topics for October include: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss, Living Well Nutrition Blog, Healthy Recipe and Smart Changes.
A garden journal is a good place to keep track of fertilizer and pesticide applications. Include amounts and descriptions along with dates.
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.
We can do a number of things to improve our lawns. The easiest and often most effective is to adjust mower blade height.
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.
Information on the upcoming Tomato Field Day schedule for June 13th in St. James Parish.
This newsletter has information on careful living with Diabetes. Tips on how to keep your feet happy and seven self-care strategies for managing diabetes.
Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe to enjoy on a summer salad is explained in a simple video from the LSU AgCenter.
This article briefly talks about vegetables and landscape design/spring flowers.
Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
Minutes from the March 27, 2019 FCS Healthy Community Advisory Board Meeting.
Inflammation is a process which the body protects our organs from invasion of foreign organism from lurking around.
This month's article is about weeding and fertilizing lawns. If you are using a weed & feed combo, directions on the label will tell you how much to use.
A mild winter and mostly warm spring has lead to an early green-up of lawn grasses. Which leaves us open to turf diseases, especially brown patch.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos and blog resources.
February newsletter has information on the 4-H activities being held this month.
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.
This newsletter gives 4-H'ers information on the different activities that are being held in the parish and state.
The St. John 4-H Clover Chronicle is the monthly 4-H Newsletter. It includes information on upcoming events being held parish wide and statewide.
In This Issue: Preparing for a workout, Nutrition Blog, Healthy Recipe, Mediterranean-Style Heart-Healthy Eating, and Heart Questions to Ask Your Doctor
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.
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
Nutrition newsletter with information on healthy living through various programs offered in St. John Parish.
Horticulture Articles with information for keeping your plants, vegetables, and lawns healthy.
FCS Nutrition Advisory Board Meeting Minutes from the August 22, 2018 meeting.
The forest products industry contributes to each Parish economy in a number of ways ranging from jobs, wages, and purchases in local economies.
Seniors in Jefferson Parish enjoy the Healthy eating series presented by Karen Marie the Salubrious RD. They have made positive dietary and exercise changes.
Minutes from the FCS Nutrition Advisory Board meeting held on May 9, 2018.
Minutes from the FCS Nutrition Advisory Board meeting held on February 7, 2018.
The LSU AgCenter is introducing hazard mitigation planning as an opportunity in the 4-H Youth Development program.
St. John the Baptist Freshman Success Academy designs safe rooom for pairish emergency operations center.
The St. John 4-H Clover Chronicle is the monthly 4-H newsletter. Information on upcoming events being held in the parish are included.
Using the Snap Ed banner theme: Active Life Healthy Life to spread the word about being active
Dining with Diabetes is a program to help adults at risk or with Type 2 diabetes learn about managing their condition.
Information on 4-H Challenge Camp scheduled for November 1-3, 2017 at Lion King Retreat Center in Amite, Louisiana.
In this issue 4-H'ers will receive information on Enrollment, LSU Game and Tailgate, National 4-H Week, Pumpkin Contest, Challenge Camp and Catch Phrase Contest
This newsletter gives you tips on how to manage your weight and eating habits. It's all about Healthy Living!
Twelve 4-H students participated in the Infinity Science Center 4-H Trip.The students took a bus tour of the NASA Stennis Space Center test site.
Minutes from the FCS Nutrition Advisory Board meeting held on June 14, 2017
Managing your calorie intake is important.The total number of calories varies depending on age, sex, height, weight and level of physical activity.
The May newsletter contains information on upcoming events such as 4-HU, LOST Camp, Free Fishing Camp and much more.
Minutes from the March 22, 2017 FCS Nutrition Advisory Board/ Healthy Communities follow up meeting.
In the April edition of the Where Do I Get It? Nutrition newsletter includes upcoming events in the parish along with a nutrition blog and a healthy recipe.
April newsletter contains information on the upcoming events in St. John Parish such as Achievement Day, Poetry Poster Contest, Sewing Club and Summer Camp.
2017 4-H Junior Leadership Conference theme State of Mind Leadership Takes On The Big Apple. Seven 4-H'ers from East St. John High attended the conference.
Flyer announcing St. John Parish 4-H Bike Rodeo. Open to all 4-H club members.
This newsletter contains information on upcoming events such as Summer Camp, Ag Wonders Dairy and Beef Poster Contest, 4-H Day at the Capitol and 4-H University