The Penn State Extension Nutrition Links program offers free nutrition education programs to participants eligible for public assistance to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve a healthful diet on a limited budget.
Healthy Eating on a Budget
Lower the Salt and Save Money
March 2, 2015According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hypertension, or high blood pressure affects one out three adults. Having hypertension increases our risk for strokes and heart attacks.
February 24, 2015Amino what? Protein is made up of small building blocks called amino acids. There are 20 different amino acids. Each different protein is composed of amino acids put together in a different order. Proteins tend to be very large and may contain several hundred amino acids.
Eat More Whole Grains
October 22, 2014Whole grains add much value to our body’s health. They add minerals, vitamins, fiber and keep us feeling full.
Boost Your Immune System
October 18, 2014Fall is back to school time. Keep your child and yourself healthy this school year by keeping your immune system strong.
Save Money on Your Food Bills
October 14, 2014Bills have a way of always going up, and very rarely coming down. Food bills fluctuate according to the number of trips to the grocery store and number of times eating out. Luckily, food bills can go down if you are willing to stick to a budget.
Nutrition Links: Shop: Get the Best for Less/Shop for Value, Check the Facts
When: April 21, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Nutrition Links: Choosing More Fruits and Vegetables/Making Smart Drink Choices
When: April 22, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA
Nutrition Links: MyPlate/Plan: Know What's for Dinner
When: April 29, 2015Where: Tannersville, PA