Nutrition, Diet, and Health

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

Latest News

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/ 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 - CC0 public domain
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?
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Try Alternative Proteins Today!
May 29, 2017
Alternative protein sources not only provide nutrition, but health benefits. Learn more on varying your protein sources, and tips on how you can add alternative proteins into your diet today.
Type 2 Diabetes and Surgical Solutions
May 16, 2017
Some patients with Type 2 Diabetes may find that surgery may be the solution to diabetic situation.

Upcoming Events

Nutrition Links: Shop- Get the Best for Less
When: July 3, 2017
Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Nutrition Links: Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: July 10, 2017
Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Nutrition Links: Choosing More Fruits and Vegetables
When: July 17, 2017
Where: Stroudsburg, PA
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger Challenge
When: July 18, 2017
Where: Ambler, PA
Cooking Institute: Cucumbers & Zucchini
When: July 18, 2017
Where: Lebanon, PA