By Stephanie Polizzi
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 10 Americans and 13% of adults has diabetes. The resulting high blood sugars damage tissues and can lead to blindness, kidney failure and amputations. Diabetes also increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. A plant-based diet can reverse type 2 Diabetes.
Welcome to the Microgreens Grow Along workshop hosted by Oregon State University Extension and Food Hero. This is a bilingual (English & Spanish) online workshop for beginners. Follow the daily lessons and in two weeks you'll be enjoying tasty microgreens.
Poor nutrition can cause a cascade of health problems for older adults. This guide lists the nutrients of concern for people over 60 — from antioxidants to calcium to water. Learn how eating well can stave off chronic disease.
Dusti Linnell, Cheryl Kirk, Rose Jepson-Sullivan, Christine Mouzong, Sally Bowman |
Dec 2021 |
Extension Catalog publicationPeer reviewed (Orange level)
There are many sweeteners available for use in food. Here's a look at different sweeteners, broken down by whether they're nutritive — those that provide calories — or non-nutritive — those with low or zero calories.
WAVE Sport Nutrition Curriculum: The WAVE Sport Nutrition Curriculum uses youth's interest in sports to teach them about healthy eating and hydration to fuel a healthy, active body for life. This knowledge helps athletes manage body weight and ...
Food Hero: Food Hero is your go-to site for quick, tasty, healthy recipes and helpful tips. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, you'll find something new for your family to enjoy.
Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs (SNAP-Ed): Our Family and Community Health educators deliver community-based nutrition education to adults and youth in all 36 Oregon counties. OSU Extension contracts with the Oregon Department of Human Services to bring SNAP-Ed (Supplemental ...
Farm to School: Farm to School supports Oregon's farmers, creates jobs, and strengthens local economies. It helps kids by providing access to fresh and healthy foods and teaching them about fresh foods. It increases access to local healthy foods...
Rootopia is about cultivating connections and the transformative magic of growing and cooking together. Rootopia works to make it easy to raise healthy, engaged and civic-minded kids and help our farmers prosper.
Join our hosts Rick Sherman, Farm to Child Nutrition Program Manager at the Oregon Department of Education and Michelle Markesteyn, Farm to School Specialist at Oregon State University Extension as they explore what it means to ...
Juntos en el Jardin has rejuvenated existing community gardening locations in and around Lincoln City and created spaces that expand access to growing food to Latino and Mesoamerican Indigenous families in Lincoln County that generally have less access to land for growing their own food.
Ask Extension is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.
Q: I have made kimchi twice now, and I am concerned if my latest batch is safe to eat. In my first attempt, my kimchi overflowed the sealed jar during fermentation. On my second attempt, I did two and a half times the ...