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Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness
University of Illinois Extension
321 W 2nd Avenue
Milan, IL 61264
Nutrition and Wellness
When you support University of Illinois Extension you contribute to the overall programs that involve food, nutrition and health. Different categories of food, nutrition, and health include nutrition and food preparation, physical activity and healthy lifestyles, food security, food safety, chronic disease prevention and management, and health literacy and health insurance literacy.
Nutrition & Wellness Programs in Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties are led by Kristin Bogdonas (Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness)
Kristin Bogdonas leads direct health education programs that address chronic disease, worksite wellness, mindful eating, healthy lifestyles, ABCs of School Nutrition Trainings, and food preservation. She authors a health column in Quad City Times and two health blogs, Turnip the Beet! and Illinois Nutrition Edition, reaching over 175,000 people annually. A new podcast on WVIK will begin in November 2018.
Consejos Para vivir con Diabetes
Dietas y ejercicios adecuados para quienes padecen diabetes.
Learn about harvesting several common types of vegetables.
Información sobre osteoporosis, factores de riesgo, prevención y nutrición para mantener los huesos sanos.
Vea Su Jardín Crecer
Vea Su Jardín Crecer es su guía para escoger, preparar, cultivar y guardar vegetales comunes.
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