Food & Nutrition

February is American Heart Month

What better time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health.

Do you know there are seven easy ways to help control your risk for heart disease?

Find out what you can do to lower your risk for heart disease:

https://www.goredforwomen.org/live-healthy/first-steps-to-prevent-heart-disease-and-be-heart-healthy/lifes-simple-7/


Cornell Cooperative Extension offers free or low-cost educational workshop and lots of useful information on food-related topics from food safety and nutrition to healthy eating on a limited budget. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call to learn more.

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Cleaning Produce

These 7 tips for cleaning fruits and vegetables can help keep your family food safe.

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Keep Foods Safe

A critical part of healthy eating is keeping foods safe. Here are 10 tips for how you can keep food safe at home.

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Food Assistance

Find food pantries, community meals, and programs like ESNY, WIC and Free/Reduced School Meals that can help feed your family.

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Food Dating

Many food containers have expiration dates, but what do they mean? Are foods safe to eat after the date has passed? Learn more here.

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Healthy Recipes

Just 1lb of ground meat feeds 8 people, with added beans and veggies, in these "Turkey Tacos" from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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Food Safety in Power Outages

Learn about what is safe and not safe to eat during a power outage and how to cook with no power!

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Contact

Karen Roberts Mort
Community Nutrition Educator
kem18@cornell.edu
518-765-3552

Last updated February 7, 2017