The traffic light eating plan makes it easier to choose healthy foods.
Time to have BBQ’s, swim parties, beach parties, graduation parties, and all sorts of parties. We need to be aware of foodborne illnesses.
Getting motivated and changing your life in 7 days can be a dream come true if you are willing to follow these simple and easy steps.
How would you like to not have to worry about what to cook for dinner tonight or how many calories you are taking in or have used up?
Nutrition classes offered at Leroy D. Wallace Memorial Library, Reserve, Louisiana.
Nutrition classes offered in June and July.
Simple Healing Foods
My Plate says that you need at least 3 ounces of whole grains every day. We eat whole grains to feel fuller faster and to be healthier.
10 ways to eliminate some of the sweet treats that we give to our children. These sweet treats come in many forms such as soda, sports drinks and energy drinks.
May is the month that we are made aware of Mental Health illnesses. Millions of Americans face the reality of living with mental health issues.
The students really enjoyed pedaling the smoothie bike and making smoothie from something that they grew in their garden. This was a great exciting experience.
Wow! Summer break is here.Finding a balance of watching TV and getting physical activity is important for children to be healthy.
Finding a balance of watching TV and getting physical activity is important for children to be healthy.Children are not getting the recommended levels.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 is National Walking Day this year.Why not take advantage of that day by walking with a friend, co-worker, children or family member.
West St. John High School Students preparing their school and community garden beds for planting.
Mr. Lorenzo Edwards and Mrs. Rochelle Darville applied for the 2020-2021 LHCC (Louisiana Healthy Communities Coalition) Mini-Grant in November 2020.
National Nutrition Month, Nutrition Blog, Double corn bread recipe, and more.
A social distance Walking for Benefits Club is being offered to the people of St. John the Baptist Parish.
This year let us try to get back on track and follow the directions of the Governor so that we can end this struggle and get back to a new normal.
Baked Macaroni and cheese, oatmeal cookies, fried chicken, fried fish, butter pecan ice cream are foods that we, turn to when depressed or stressed.
Are you interested in some Holiday tips to help you avoid Holiday calories?Are you a person that like to taste different foods?
This Christmas is going to be very different because of the Coronavirus so that there is no spread to family members or friends.
Foodborne illness is caused by consuming contaminated foods or beverages.Food poisoning is a type of foodborne illness caused by swallowing toxins.
The holidays are just around the corner with less than 50 shopping days left until Christmas. It is the perfect time now to start planning your budget.
Cynthia Clifton welcomed everyone to the meeting.Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the meeting was held via Microsoft Teams.
Lisa Ellsworth with Healthy Blue agreed to purchase 200 water bottles for East St. John High students.
To ensure that students still have access to fun physical activity, the LSU AgCenter programs have teamed up with community partners to stencil painted spaces.
LSU AgCenter Healthy Communities had been talking about doing something to get the students active by drinking more water during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Break Up with Salt Series covered the basics of high blood pressure and managing it through nutrition and lifestyle changes to improve your health.
Sweet potatoes are a major health superpower vegetable.They are packed with minerals, fiber, vitamins, and phytonutrients for your body and mind.
Do you know the different varieties of pumpkins? Well, let us get educated on some different varieties of pumpkins!
Try to do 10 minutes at least three times a day.Identify times during the day that you could exercise. Parking father away from the store.
Whole grain foods are foods made with the grain intact. There are two kinds of grain foods: whole grain foods and refined grain foods.
Monthly FCS Nutrition Newsletter listing upcoming online classes that are being offered for this month.
In This Issue: Smart Shopping, Food Safety, Topping Cauliflower Waffles with your favorite foods, Healthy Recipe and Virtual Online Nutrition Classes.
School is out and there are so many wonderful things to do. So, let’s make it fun.
Is it hard for kids to remain healthy during a time of social distancing?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Smart Portions - A Healthy Weight Loss Management Program coming soon to River Parishes Community College, Nutrition Blog, Healthy Recipe.
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.
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.
Getting an A1C test helps you to set goals and get the correct treatment for each individual case. We should also test for low blood glucose.
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.
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.
Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
Inflammation is a process which the body protects our organs from invasion of foreign organism from lurking around.
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
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.
FCS Nutrition Advisory Board Meeting Minutes from the August 22, 2018 meeting.
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 February 7, 2018.
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.
This newsletter gives you tips on how to manage your weight and eating habits. It's all about Healthy Living!
Managing your calorie intake is important.The total number of calories varies depending on age, sex, height, weight and level of physical activity.
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.
The Healthy Communities program is a program that engages the community at all levels with planning, development, implementation and evaluation.
"Where Do I Get It? Nutrition" is a nutrition newsletter for St. John Parish that focuses on nutrition programs to help teachers, students, government officials and the community discover ways to get healthy and fit.
With all the chilly cold and hot temperatures also comes the spread of those dreadful words COLD and FLU. This time of the year also brings challenges to the healthiest of people.
The purpose of the Health & Wellness Fair was to increase health awareness and disease prevention, increase awareness of local health services and resources, motivate participants to make positive health behavior changes and teach self-care practices.
During the Christmas and New Year's holiday, let's eat lots of healthy fruits and vegetables that are blue and red in color.
Pumpkins are great for us in that it has no cholesterol and very low in fat and sodium, but rich in vitamins. Because of the bright orange color, it is loaded with antioxidant, beta-carotene and vitamins.
Making parties and events fun while eating healthy and being physically active is doable in today’s society. Focus on enjoying friends and family while eating tasty healthy foods from all 5 food groups.
Where Do I Get It? Nutrition is a nutrition newsletter for St. John Parish that focuses on nutrition programs to help teachers, students, government officials and the community as a whole to learn ways to get healthy and fit.