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Nutrition & Health

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Fiesta de Sabores
Esta es una colección de recetas Hispanas recomendadas para gente con diabetes.

Taste of Gardening
Here's a great resource for learning the basics of gardening.

Strawberries & More
Your guide to growing strawberries, u-pick strawberry farms, strawberry nutrition, and selection & care.

MyPlate is designed to remind Americans to eat healthfully and make better food choices.

Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini
A website to introduce elementary students to 37 different kids of produce -- many they may not know.

Thrifty Living
Simple ideas to help you manage your money, household and health.

Healthy Hopping
Jumping rope is fun and good for you, too! Learn nine different single rope stunts along with jump rope rhymes and games.

Nutrition & Health
A collection of interesting sites about nutrition and health from U of I Extension.

Diabetes in Teens
Type 2 diabetes is becoming more common in children. Fifteen years ago, type 2 diabetes accounted for less than three percent of new diabetes cases in children, but now it is closer to 45 percent of all cases! Learn more about diabetes in this site

HOT Project: Healthy Outcomes for Teens
The HOT Project is for website for middle school students to increase their knowledge about obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

Consejos Para vivir con Diabetes
Dietas y ejercicios adecuados para quienes padecen diabetes.

H1N1 Flu Virus
Information about the H1N1 Flu Virus

Turkey for the Holidays
Need help with your holiday turkey? Get all the answers here—cooking techniques, leftover ideas, turkey facts, and much more.

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Diabetes Life Lines
Current diabetes research.


Our Staff

Extension Specialists and Educators work together to bring research-based information to the public. To view a list of Extension staff working in the area of Nutrition & Health, view our Nutrition and Wellness team listing.

Our staff works closely with faculty in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition in the College of ACES.