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Food Safety and Health & Nutrition

Don’t eat carbohydrates. Don’t eat meat. Don’t eat sugar. Don’t eat too many brussel sprouts. Who is right? There is a never ending stream of information regarding nutrition and how what you eat can make you unhealthy. Good nutrition is vital to health but understanding all the claims and newest miracle cures can confuse anyone. Research can prove a variety of claims, but is the research accurate? At this site, we strive to provide the most up-to-date and reliable information we can find. Please join us on Facebook and within these pages, to improve our personal health and well being by eating right and keeping food safe!

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A Change for Life

People with prediabetes talk about how type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed by making lifestyle changes that include weight loss and more physical activity.

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Vigilia Zabala


Virgilia Zabala
Extension Faculty
Family and Consumer Sciences
E-mail: Nutrition, Child Development

Kim McMahon, coordinator

Kim McMahon
Program Manager
Family Nutrition Program
E-mail: Family Nutrition Program

Shireen Campbell Riley 

Administrative Assistant
Family and Consumer Sciences
E-mail : Shireen Campbell Riley