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Caitlin Mellendorf
Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness
University of Illinois Extension
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564

Nutrition and Wellness

Nutrition and Wellness

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  • Fiesta of Flavors
    A collection of Hispanic recipes recommended for people with diabetes
  • Fiesta de Sabores
    Esta es una colección de recetas Hispanas recomendadas para gente con diabetes.
  • 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
  • Apples & More
    Visit Apples & More to learn about U-pick apple orchards, apple nutrition, varieties & selection, and fun activities for children.
  • From Garden Gates to Dinner Plates
    Learn all about the Illinois Cottage Food Operation Law of 2011.
  • Nibbles
    Ideas for coping with the challenges of parenting and preparing your children for success.
  • 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.
  • Osteoporosis
    A comprehensive discussion of osteoporosis, risk factors, how to prevent it, and establishing a bone healthy diet.
  • ¡Color Tropical!
    Plantas exóticas como puntos focales y de contraste en jardines de la región del oeste medio de los Estados Unidos.

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