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De-stress for Health
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De-stress for Health

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., Katie Greenawalt, MS, CHES

When it exceeds a certain level, stress stops being beneficial and can cause major damage to your body, mind, and health. More
Coconut Oil: Why All the Excitement?
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Coconut Oil: Why All the Excitement?

Mary Reistetter Ehret, M.S.,R.D.,L.D.N., Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Saturated fats raise the “bad cholesterol” (LDL, or low-density lipoprotein), which may lead to atherosclerosis (heart attacks and strokes). More
Sprouting the Truth About Sprouted Grains
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Sprouting the Truth About Sprouted Grains

Stacy Reed, MS, Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Grains that can be sprouted include any viable seed, such as alfalfa, clover, corn, whole-grain wheat, barley, rye, millet, rice, and oats. More
Lifestyle Patterns for Mind Health
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Lifestyle Patterns for Mind Health

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Diet, exercise, sleep, and mental acuity are the most prominent lifestyle factors influencing the heart and brain. More
Fish and Shellfish: Purchasing to Preparation
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Fish and Shellfish: Purchasing to Preparation

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Health benefits of eating fish include Omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin D. More
Mediterranean Eating on a Budget
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Mediterranean Eating on a Budget

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

The Mediterranean eating pattern is followed by the 22 counties surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. It has been increasingly heralded as one of the healthiest diets world-wide. More
Sodium Specifics
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Sodium Specifics

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., Amber E. Denmon, MS, RDN, LDN

The American Heart Association recommends an ideal limit of no more than 1,500 milligrams per day for most adults. More
Time for Change
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Successful New Year's resolution should be done throughout the year. More
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StrongWomen/Growing Stronger: Impacts for 2017

Katherine Ann French, Katherine L Cason, PhD, RD, LD

In 2016‐2017, 88 multi‐week class series were offered in 25 counties. More
Penn State Extension: Family and Consumer Sciences Programs Penn State Extension: Family and Consumer Sciences Programs - Articles
These programs are committed to lifelong learning by providing high-quality educational information to help citizens of the Commonwealth enrich the quality of their lives. More
StrongWomen/Growing Stronger: Impacts for 2016
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StrongWomen/Growing Stronger: Impacts for 2016

Katherine L Cason, PhD, RD, LD, Katherine Ann French

For the 2016 program year, over 150 StrongWomen/Growing Stronger classes were offered in 23 counties with 2,091 participants, for participants ranging from 40-86 years (average age 67). More
Getting Your Affairs in Order
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Getting Your Affairs in Order

Marilyn Furry, Ph.D.

Information on organizing your records, making decisions, transferring property, planning for final arrangements, and documenting your preferences. More
PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience
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This flyer describes the PROSPER program, which brings evidence-based prevention programs to schools and communities to strengthen families, build youth skills, and reduce problem behaviors in youth. More
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Why Can't I Lick the Spoon?

Richard Andrew Kralj, M Ed., RDN, LDN

Eating raw cookie dough or raw dough of any type may put you at risk for a foodborne illness! More
Pack an enjoyable lunch.
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It's that time of year for packing lunches for your children. With a little planning, your kids will happily look forward to opening their lunch boxes. More
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