Food for Thought
Fun ideas each month about food and nutrition for parents of preschool children.
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.
Simple ideas to help you manage your money, household and health.
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
Consejos Para vivir con Diabetes
Dietas y ejercicios adecuados para quienes padecen diabetes.
H1N1 Flu Virus
Information about the H1N1 Flu Virus
Take Charge of Your Health - Live Well, Be Well
Take Charge of Your Health: Live Well Be Well is a 6 to 7 week team-lead workshop series designed to help you effectively manage your health condition to the best of your ability.
Turkey for the Holidays
Need help with your holiday turkey? Get all the answers here—cooking techniques, leftover ideas, turkey facts, and much more.
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.