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Health and Nutrition

Good Nutrition and plenty of physical activity are important for good health at any age.

Eating healthful foods and exercising for health throughout life will help you:
  • Enjoy a variety of foods
  • Look and feel better
  • Build physical strength & endurance
  • Reduce your risk of health problems such as: heart disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and cancer.
For best results:
  • Set realistic goals - make small changes.
  • Be flexible - Don't give up because you overeat at one meal or don't meet your exercise goal.
  • Remember moderation. Enjoy your favorite foods, just don't overdo it.

In order to prevent food borne illnesses K-State University scientists and educators present information on safe food handling practices for the benefit of Kansans.

Contact us with your family & consumer sciences questions.