Tag: nutrition

Want to get healthy? Terri Kretzmeier, local nutrition expert, will lead a series of classes on nutrition and exercise over the next four Thursdays. The classes are geared for adults with children at home and…

HUMBOLDT — Openings remain available for free classes geared to help adults to plan, shop and prepare healthy, low-cost meals and snacks, while increasing physical activity. “My Plate For My Family” SNAP-Ed nutrition classes are…

Kansas became the first state in the nation Tuesday to declare its schools would close for the remainder of the school year.  By now, a majority of states have closed their schools, though to a…

What if there was something you could drink that could help you live longer and was free? Would you drink it? What if I offered something else to drink that could shorten your life and…

An article in the January issue of the Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter highlighted the top six sources of sodium in today’s American diet. It’s not just French fries and potato chips, according to…

Time for spring cleaning or what I call “clean out the junk” time of year. And that goes for the food in my kitchen. I need to make a better effort to use the food…

Terri Kretzmeier discussed “Choose Wisely: For Health and Wealth” at Monday’s Happy Hearts FCE meeting at Iola’s Riverside Park. Everyone makes choices every day, Kretzmeier said. Some involve deciding what to eat, how much to…

Kathy McEwan with K-State Research and Extension teaches a “Healthy Snacks” class at the LaHarpe City Hall kitchen. McEwan made a five-ingredient, five-minute stovetop granola snack for the class and encouraged participants to bring snacks…

In every culture, in every corner of the world, and in every city in Kansas, food guides the direction of the lives we lead. When love is flourishing, food is the compass. When words are…

Many commit to healthy eating as a New Year’s resolution and halfway into the month of January, they may be finding it a challenge. Time to cook and busy schedules top the list of what…