Nutrition & Healthy Living

Racine Kenosha Nutrition Education Programs help low income families stretch their food dollars for nutritious and safe food. Visit the UW-Extension’s Racine Kenosha Nutrition Education Program (RKNEP) website. 

Nutrition

Tips on Canned and Frozen Produce- watch this video to see how you can choose healthier canned and frozen fruits and vegetables. Check out these other informative videos from the American Dietetic Association.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPTDjTwtTu4

Understanding Food Labels

 

CSI(Calorie Scene Investigation)- learn what is really meant by a calorie in relationship to serving size. You can also view the entire 30 minute  The Food Label and You video.

Healthy Recipes

Overall Health

  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • Healthy Wisconsin People
  • How does Sunscreen Work?- the FDA explains why the sun is damaging and encourages the use of sunscreen in this educational video
  • The FDA has new labeling requirements. Do you know the difference between UVA and UVB or the difference between SPF and Broad Spectrum? Watch this video to find out.

Food Safety

Home Food Safety 101- this video provides tips on how to prevent food poisoning. Check out these other informative videos from the American Dietetic Association.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEG4EqZMVrI

eXtension.org Food Safety Blog


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