Skip to main content

Health

All Health Content

steaks in a pan with a meat thermometer

Family Food Cent$ newsletters

The Family Food Cent$ Newsletter is published by the SDSU Extension Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) through a partnership with the South Dakota Department of Social Services.

Several colored gear icons representing different categories of insurance.

Insurance

Not sure where to start when purchasing insurance? Find out the basics of how insurance works, what it covers and what types are available.

Diverse group of community members attending a fitness class.

Community Wellness Coalitions

Community wellness coalitions bring together community-based organizations, stakeholders and wellness experts to identify the wellness challenges facing South Dakota communities and address them through resources, programming and wellness opportunities tailored for their unique needs.

Canned vegetables on a grocery store shelf.

Shelf-Stable Foods Save Money and Help Families Stay Prepared

Many people may find themselves feeling worried or concerned about having enough food in their homes. One way to help with these worries and concerns is to purchase canned or dried foods also known as shelf-stable items.

A whiteboard outside a home pantry with a shopping list and a stock list.

Helpful Food & Shopping Tips During Unexpected Events

When faced with unexpected events, such as a health crisis or natural disaster, planning meals and grocery shopping often comes to mind along with questions: What should I plan to make? What groceries do I need?

Adult female drawing in a sketchbook.

Mental Health and Creativity

Did you know that there are health benefits to being creative? It’s true! Even simple creative acts, such as coloring, have health benefits.

Cover page of the USDA publication, Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025.

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020–2025

The 2020–2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans include dietary recommendations for all life stages, from birth to older adulthood, along with pregnant and lactating women.

An apple near a list showing foods that are high and low within the Glycemic Index.

The Connection Between Diet and Acne

Acne vulgaris is one of the top skin conditions in the United States, impacting around 40 to 50 million people. Attention around the connection between diet and acne has been the focus of new research, specifically around high-glycemic diets.

Asian family sharing a holiday meal together.

Intuitive Eating Practices and Strategies for the Holiday Season

Navigating the holiday season without stressing over food choices and not letting stress and anxiety dictate those choices can be difficult. Practicing intuitive eating during this time is a great way to help.

A bowl of oatmeal topped with fresh fruit.

Fuel for Back to School

With children returning to school, it is vital that they start the day off with a nutrient-dense meal to promote proper growth and health.