January is the month for new beginnings and a perfect time to begin exercising or increasing your physical activity for better health.
High-protein, low-fat, high-fiber pulse grains are heavy hitters for human health & nutrition and these plants boost soil fertility, also.
The need for opportunities for indoor physical activity (PA) during the cold & wet months of the year is important. Weather can promote or deter PA behaviors.
What is National Take a Hike Day? Grab your walking shoes, a dry snack mix and some drinking water and go on a walk in the woods or on a trail.
It is fall and the cooler temperatures make it is a great time to get outside and have fun with some physical activity (PA). Here are some ideas for PA.
Regular and longer walks not only increase your chances of living longer, but also help you get more energy, lose weight, stay healthy and positive.
Riding a Bicycle is Great Exercise and can be so much fun at any age. Biking can be a powerful workout to get the heart pumping.
June is Dairy Month! Show your bones some love and include 2-3 servings of Dairy per day.
Walking & bicycling are critical modes of transportation that deserve more attention. They're resilient transportation modes healthy for mind, body, & planet.
Yoga is a great physical activity. All you need is a mat & a little time. It is inexpensive and easily done at home alone or with friends, a partner and family.
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.
Nutrition lessons taught at the outdoor kitchen in New Orleans City Park's Botanical Gardens for Family Medicine Residents at East Jefferson General Hospital.
Healthy Communities Bike Safety Partnership: Let's Ride in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Youth are learning biking skills to ride safely in their neighborhoods.
Physical activity using the Smoothie blender bike teaches youth to stay active while eating healthy.
Nutrition information that highlights Dairy and June is Dairy month with this video.
Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe to enjoy on a summer salad is explained in a simple video from the LSU AgCenter.
Choose MyPlate and make 1/2 your plates fruits & vegetables, choose whole grains, lean meats & beans & low fat dairy for healthy meals.
10 Tips sheets were included in the food boxes at the local Community Center
LSU AgCenter Agent contributed to a neighborhood, helping the residents to adopt healthy food choices and get them to be more active.
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.
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.
Healthy Communities work in Jefferson Parish: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & Walk & Bike to School Day along with a Video
Suggestions for adding physical activity to a day can keep you healthy and happy.
Using the Snap Ed banner theme: Active Life Healthy Life to spread the word about being active
Physical activity is recommended for everyone. National parks can offer exercise and time experiencing nature.
The Nutrition Agents and Nutrition Educator in Jefferson Parish came together to host their ALC on October 31, 2017.
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 article describes the 5 groups from the MY PLATE: Fruits, Vegetables, Protein, Grains & Dairy/Calcium rich foods. A recipe for the MY PLATE WRAP is given.
Grand Isle Programming in Jefferson Parish including nutrition and 4H interventions. This video describes the Snap Ed & 4H teachings of the LSU AgCenter Agents
Grande Isle rests in the southern most point of Jefferson Parish. Karen Marie Jones, a nutrition Agent decided to focus her programming on the island in 2016.
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
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.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture