Nutrition, Diet, and Health

Nutrition and health courses and programs including Dining with Diabetes, Nutrition Links, StrongWomen, and Family Fitness.

Latest News

Blueberry Picking by Andrew Malone at flickr.com - CC0 Public Domain
Blueberries: Little Blue Gems for Good Health
July 10, 2017
It’s blueberry picking season in Central Pennsylvania! This is a wonderful family activity that provides a great opportunity for exercise as well as a healthy food for your family to enjoy.
Source: Pixaby, Cattalin
At the Beach or Down the Shore, Seafood is on the Menu
July 6, 2017
It's not a "fish story;" seafood can be easy to prepare and is a delicious way to add important nutrition to your plate.
photo: pixby.com/stevepb
Why Do Onions Make You Cry?
June 23, 2017
This article was written by Sharon Driedger, a 2016 Penn State Extension Summer Assistant in Montgomery County. Sharon is a senior Nutrition major at West Chester University. Most people know that onions can make you cry when you cut into them. But, do you know why? Onions also provide important vitamins to the diet.
"Ice Cream @ Lowestoft, Suffolk" By Tim Parkinson/Flickr.com CC By 2.0
Maintain Healthy Diet While On Vacation
June 13, 2017
Vacations often mean eating out and enjoying local food favorites which can lead to weight gain. Follow some simple strategies to maintain a healthy lifestyle and avoid gaining extra pounds while away.
Ground Tumeric by Flickr.com - CC0 public domain
Turmeric
June 5, 2017
What’s all the buzz about turmeric? We see it on the front cover of food magazines and hear about it on talk shows, but what is all the fuss about?

Upcoming Events

Cooking Institute: Melons
When: August 22, 2017
Where: Lebanon, PA
Nutrition Links: Fix It Safe / Plan, Know What's For Dinner
When: August 22, 2017
Where: Tannersville, PA
Cooking Institute: Melons
When: August 22, 2017
Where: Lebanon, PA
Dining with Diabetes
When: August 23, 2017
Where: Everett, PA
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You
When: August 24, 2017
Where: Beaver, PA
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger
When: August 28, 2017
Where: Morris, PA